Symbol Technologies . . . and Intermec Technologies . . . have reached an agreement that settles their RFID (radio frequency identification) intellectual property dispute. In addition, all other pending and anticipated legal actions have been placed on hold while the two companies attempt to resolve their remaining intellectual property disputes. . . .More: TechWorld.
Under terms of this agreement between the two companies, Symbol Technologies has joined Intermec's Rapid Start RFID intellectual property licensing program. The Rapid Start Licensing Program provides Symbol access to a number of Intermec RFID patent portfolios, including RFID tags and fixed and portable readers. Symbol also is providing Intermec access to Symbol's RFID intellectual property by exercising the cross-licensing provisions of the Rapid Start program.
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