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Sharp and Samsung Ink Patent Licensing Agreement
September 06, 2019

Sharp recently announced that the company has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Samsung, under which Sharp is to license out its SEPs (Standard Essential Patents) to the latter, including LTE (Long Term Evolution), the Economic Daily News reported on September 5. Thus far, Sharp's 3G/4G/5G SEP portfolios include more than 6,000 patents for 3G/4G/5G products. Sharp ranked the third in the world with 495 of approved 5G patents listed in the ETSI database. Other than continuously innovating mobile communication technologies, Sharp is also set to pursue the realization of the 5G+8K ecosystem, Industrial IoT, and safety control robots, and the refinement of automation and logistics operations.