Microsoft, Olympus Ink Cross-Licensing Deal

Law360, New York (October 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. and Olympus Corp. have signed off on a broad patent cross-licensing agreement, expanding the current licensing deal between the two companies.

Microsoft said in a statement that the agreement relates to patented technologies used in consumer electronics, particularly products involving digital imaging technologies. The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant also said the agreement was designed for the development of future products.

“This intellectual property licensing agreement is a collaboration that will foster innovation and ultimately benefit customers and consumers,” said Horacio Gutierrez, vice president of...
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