LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IP–Sisvel International S.A. (“Sisvel”) today announced that Sisvel and
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (“Asus”) have entered into a DSL patent license
agreement. ASUS thereby joins the growing list of companies around the
world that have access to the portfolio of patents held by Sisvel, which
are essential to the ITU-T DSL Standard.
The agreement between ASUS and Sisvel resolves ASUS’s alleged
infringement of Sisvel’s DSL patents and it provides for a multi-year
worldwide patent license covering the sale and distribution of certain
DSL enabled ASUS products.
Sisvel’s DSL Portfolio is comprised of 100 patents and patent
applications formerly owned by Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co.,
Ltd., a division of Panasonic Corporation, which are essential to
practicing the ITU G.994.1 (G.hs) standard. The ITU G.994.1 standard is
currently an integral part of the start-up procedure for the DSL
technology and its variations including, but not limited to, ADSL,
Splitterless ADSL, ADSL2, Splitterless ADSL2, ADSL2+, VDSL, VDSL2, SHDSL
“We are pleased to conclude an agreement with Asus that reflects the
strength of Sisvel’s DSL patent portfolio, and we are very happy to
welcome them to our ever-growing family of licensees.” said Davide
Felice Ferri, Managing Director of Sisvel Technology.
Sisvel International S.A.is the holding company
of the Sisvel Group. Sisvel is a world leader in managing intellectual
property and maximizing the value of patent rights. Founded in 1982, the
Sisvel Group is global in scope and reach, with companies in Italy, the
United States, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, Luxembourg, and the United
Kingdom, leveraging on professionals with technical, legal, and
licensing expertise. Sisvel has a long history of managing successful
patent portfolios including those related to the audio compression
standards known as MP3 and MPEG Audio.
Sisvel currently operates
patent pools and joint licensing programs for the DVB-T2, DVB-S2X, MCP,
LTE/LTE-A, 3G, Wi-Fi and Recommendation Engine, together with its Sisvel
Wireless licensing program and DSL licensing program.
additional information, please visit: www.sisvel.com.
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