Patent Assignment by Seiko Epson Corporation to IP Bridge’s IP fund

Jul 18, 2016

Patent Assignment by Seiko Epson Corporation to IP Bridge’s IP fund

Jul 18, 2016

IP Bridge, Inc. [Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President, Shigeharu Yoshii] (IP Bridge) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 (IP fund), has purchased a portfolio of patents from Seiko Epson Corporation [Suwa, Nagano, President, Minoru Usui] (Epson).

The portfolio consists of more than 200 patents related to mainly motor technologies used in electronic equipments, home appliances, automobiles, robots, etc.

By this patent acquisition from Epson, IP Bridge promotes to support a venture company in its motor business based on the patented technologies, and contributes to the development of a wide range of industries through the market deployment of these motor technologies.

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