W-CDMA Patent Pool for Terminals Offers Additional Royalty Pricing Options

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Sipro Lab Telecom, the licensing administrator of the W-CDMA Patent Pool for Terminals, is pleased to announce today that the following additional royalty pricing options are available to W-CDMA Terminal Products manufacturers as of September 25, 2012.

  • Volume discount royalty payments based on the number of W-CDMA terminal products sold quarterly.
  • Additional incentives for parties that enter into a joint license agreement during an early adopters' period.

The joint license for W-CDMA essential patent rights for terminals is aimed at manufacturers of complete wireless terminal devices or modules containing W-CDMA functionality able to communicate with base station type equipment compliant with the W-CDMA Standard. The additional pricing options further enhance the efficiencies offered by, and the attractiveness of, the joint license to such manufacturers.

Those companies interested in obtaining a joint license agreement for W-CDMA essential patent rights for terminals under these new terms and conditions are urged to contact Sipro Lab Telecom at info@sipro.com at their earliest convenience to learn the full details of these additional pricing options and the Early Adopters' program. Sipro's team of experienced licensing experts can help advise you on choosing the most favorable option for your specific W-CDMA licensing needs.

About the W-CDMA Patent Pool

The W-CDMA Patent Pool includes France Telecom, Fujitsu, KPN, NEC, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, NTT DOCOMO, Panasonic, Sharp, Siemens, SK Telecom and Toshiba.  The W-CDMA Patent Pool has concluded joint license agreements with several licensees since its inception, some of which have been concluded in the last year.

About Sipro Lab Telecom

Sipro Lab Telecom is a patent pool administrator and licensing agent for the W-CDMA, G.729, G.723.1, G.729.1 and G.711.1 patent pools, with nearly two decades of experience in patent pool creation and management for standardized telecommunications technologies. Sipro's hallmarks are solid business ethics in managing multiple patent pools, extensive knowledge of the telecommunications market and dedication to service excellence and commitment to customer satisfaction.
Sipro actively contributes to the spread of technologies through its proactive approach and first-class services to partners and customers. Sipro is a privately owned Canadian corporation created in 1994 and based in Montreal, Quebec.

SOURCE: Sipro Lab Telecom Inc.

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Nathalie Beaudoin
Director of Licensing
Sipro Lab Telecom Inc.

750 Lucerne Road, Suite 200
Montreal, Quebec

Phone: +1-514-737-5874
Fax: +1-514-737-2327

Email: info@sipro.com

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