OSRAM and Philips sign a license agreement for LED and OLED


Easier market penetration for light emitting diodes

26.01.2007 | Trade Press

OSRAM and Philips have signed a patent crosslicense agreement covering optoelectronic semiconductors. The agreement involves the mutual licensing of patents for all inorganic and organic LED.

"We expect this to put us in an even better position to use LED technology to serve the demands of the market", said Dr. Rüdiger Müller, President and CEO of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH in Regensburg.

The agreement relates to patents held by Philips, including the US subsidiary Lumileds, and by OSRAM including its subsidiary OSRAM Opto Semiconductors.