Microsoft Inks Licensing Deal With LG

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. has added LG Electronics to the stable of technology giants it has signed cross-licensing deals with, striking an agreement with the South Korean company regarding the companies' hardware and software products.

Microsoft and LG announced late Wednesday that they had agreed to a broad agreement in which LG will be able to use Microsoft-patented inventions in its products, including Linux-based embedded devices, in exchange for access to LG's wide range of electronics patents. Under the deal, Microsoft will also license patents developed by LG...
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