Hynix flash memory agreement|
O.C. Kwon, Senior Vice President of Hynix Semiconductor Inc., said, “We are very pleased to successfully conclude negotiations with SanDisk in a way that will benefit the customers and shareholders of both companies. With the patent cross license behind us, we are able to put aside distractions and turn our attention to a very promising relationship in the development of x4 technology. We look forward to building on this relationship to our companies’ mutual benefit.”
Sandisk flash memory license agreement
Eli Harari, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of SanDisk, said, “This cross license agreement resolves all IP issues between Hynix and SanDisk, and allows each company to focus on maximizing its opportunities. Hynix has done an outstanding job in NAND flash manufacturing in the past few years, and I look forward to cooperating with Hynix through the joint venture planned between our two companies.”
About Hynix Semiconductor
Hynix Semiconductor Inc. of Icheon, Korea, is the world’s top tier memory semiconductor supplier offering various Dynamic Random Access Memory chips (“DRAMs”) and Flash memory chips to a wide range of established international customers. The Company’s shares are traded on the Korea Stock Exchange, and the Global Depository shares are listed on the Luxemburg Stock Exchange.
SanDisk is the original inventor of flash storage cards and is the world’s largest supplier of flash data storage card products using its patented, high-density flash memory and controller technology. SanDisk is headquartered in Milpitas, CA and has operations worldwide with more than half its sales outside the US.