OPPO and Ericsson recently signed a multi-year global patent license agreement between the two companies, which cover patent licensing and also collaborative efforts on a number of projects.
OPPO’s Head of Intellectual Property Department, Adler Feng stated that the agreement will also lay a solid foundation for further cooperation between the two companies in the 5G era.
“OPPO has always placed intellectual property rights as our top priority. We look forward to working with Ericsson to drive cutting-edge innovation in products and services.”
– Adler Feng, OPPO’s Head of Intellectual Property Department
“This important deal confirms the value of our patent portfolio, and the stability of our entire licensing program. Ericsson has signed more than 100 patent license agreements to date, and we are delighted to sign a mutually beneficial agreement with OPPO, a global leader in the smart device field.”
– Gustav Brismark, Chief Intellectual Property Officer at Ericsson
OPPO has dramatically increased its patent portfolio since 2014, with more than 33,000 patent applications filed worldwide as of January 2019, and owns more that 9,000 granted patents. The deal with Ericsson is the latest in a series of agreements with key telecommunication industry partners, including Qualcomm, Dolby and Nokia, all to bring the best products to consumers globally.