Another Android Vendor Pays Microsoft Android Royalties As Onkyo Signs a Patent Agreement

A new day and a new company now agreed to pay Microsoft the Android royalties -- today June on 30, Onkyo Corporation and Microsoft have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for certain Onkyo tablets running the Android Platform, Microsoft just announced on it news room.Although the contents of […]

A new day and a new company now agreed to pay Microsoft the Android royalties -- today June on 30, Onkyo Corporation and Microsoft have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for certain Onkyo tablets running the Android Platform, Microsoft just announced on it news room.

Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive royalties from Onkyo under the agreement.

"We are pleased that Onkyo has taken advantage of our patent licensing program for Android devices and has signed this agreement," said Horacio Gutierrez, corporate vice president and deputy general counsel of Intellectual Property and Licensing at Microsoft.

"This agreement and similar agreements recently announced evidence the momentum and success of our licensing program."

[Source: Microsoft Press]