An IPValue Management Group Company

OVERVIEW

Longitude Licensing Ltd. (“Longitude”) is an IPValue Management Group Company that operates in one of the most dynamic segments of the international knowledge-based economy.

Based in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland, Longitude’s vision is to be a leading intellectual property management company that specializes in maximizing the value of patented intellectual property for global patent owners. Founded in July 2013, Longitude has been retained to manage portfolios totalling nearly 4,000 patents and patent applications from well-known technology companies.

NEWS

IPValue Management Affiliate Licenses Kioxia Corporation to Patent Portfolio Acquired from Elpida Memory (April 13th, 2020)

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IPValue Management, Inc. (“IPValue”) today announced that its affiliate Longitude Licensing Ltd. (“Longitude”) has granted Kioxia Corporation (“Kioxia”) a worldwide, nonexclusive patent license to Longitude’s patent portfolio of more than 1,400 issued and pending patents in countries across North America, Asia and Europe. Kioxia is a top tier semiconductor supplier offering flash memory and SSDs for a wide range of distinguished customers globally.

The Kioxia deal continues Longitude’s string of success in licensing in the high technology market. “Since acquiring the Elpida Memory patents in 2013, Longitude has concluded a number of significant deals with the portfolio, generating over $250 million dollars from licenses,” said John Lindgren, CEO of IPValue. “We are pleased to have licensed Longitude’s Elpida Memory patent portfolio to Kioxia on mutually agreeable terms,” said Joe Villella, Chief Licensing Officer of Longitude. “Kioxia joins a growing list of leading companies that have taken a license to Longitude’s Elpida Memory portfolio.” About IPValue Management IPValue’s mission is to fuel innovation by working with leading technology enterprises to generate revenues from their IP portfolios. Since inception in 2001, IPValue has generated over $2B in cash from patent licenses, resulting in $1B to its partners. IPValue currently owns and manages the commercialization of over 7,000 patents. For more information, visit www.IPValue.com


IPValue Management Affiliate Licenses SK hynix to Patent Portfolio Acquired From Seiko Epson (August 6th, 2019)

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IPValue Management, Inc. (“IPValue”) today announced that Longitude Licensing Ltd. (“LLL”) has granted SK hynix Inc. (“SK hynix”) a worldwide, non-exclusive patent license for the patent portfolio of Advanced Interconnect Systems, LLC (“AIS”). AIS and LLL are affiliates of IPValue. SK hynix is a top tier semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips, Flash memory chips and CMOS Image Sensors for a wide range of distinguished customers globally.

The AIS portfolio comprises more than 400 patents worldwide. The patents originated from Seiko Epson and cover fundamental semiconductor manufacturing technologies, such as Through-Silicon Vias and digital imaging technology. The patented inventions are relevant to a wide range of semiconductor devices, including High Bandwidth Memory modules, CMOS image sensors, stacked memories such as for server applications, and Wafer Level Chip Scale Packages.

“We are pleased to have licensed the AIS patent portfolio to SK hynix on mutually agreeable terms. This agreement reinforces our belief that a constructive and open dialog with potential licensees can result in an amicable deal,” said Garrett Dempsey, Director of LLL. SK hynix follows Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. as the second major semiconductor vendor to agree to a license since AIS began commercialization activities in 2018.

About IPValue Management IPValue’s mission is to fuel innovation by working with leading technology enterprises to generate revenues from their IP portfolios. Since inception in 2001, IPValue has generated over $2B in cash from patent licenses, resulting in $1B to its partners. IPValue currently owns and manages the commercialization of over 7,000 patents. For more information, visit www.IPValue.com