France Brevets licenses NFC Patents to Sony

4 APR 2016

France Brevets licenses NFC Patents to Sony

Second license signed by France Brevets and NFC Technology, LLC under their NFC licensing program


Aix-en-Provence, France, April 4th, 2016 – INSIDE Secure (Euronext Paris: INSD), a leader in security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced that France Brevets and its affiliate NFC Technology, LLC have granted to Sony a worldwide fee-bearing patent license under their NFC Patent Licensing Program for use in Sony’s products.

 This NFC Patent License Program, fully managed by France Brevets and its affiliate NFC Technology LLC, offers NFC patents from both INSIDE Secure and Orange, as well as patents acquired by France Brevets and patents owned by NFC Technology, LLC.

 Commenting on this license, Jean-Charles Hourcade, CEO of France Brevets said: “This new license under the NFC LP is confirming the progress of our licensing program; such new license being the result of the negotiation outside any litigation”.

 The parties did not disclose full financial details of the license agreement.

 About France Brevets

Created in March 2011, France Brevets is the first investment fund fully dedicated to patent promotion and monetization in Europe. Funded with €100 million, France Brevets deploys a broad array of legal, financial, technical and commercial resources, leverages its resources and network of worldwide best-in-class experts, working for the purpose of monetizing patents or acquiring patent rights for innovative ecosystems to secure rights protecting freedom to operate.

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About INSIDE Secure

INSIDE Secure (Euronext Paris FR0010291245 – INSD) provides comprehensive embedded security solutions. World-leading companies rely on INSIDE Secure’s mobile security and secure transaction offerings to protect critical assets including connected devices, content, services, identity and transactions. Unmatched security expertise combined with a comprehensive range of IP, semiconductors, software and associated services gives INSIDE Secure customers a single source for advanced solutions and superior investment protection. For more information, visit


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