SUNNYVALE, Calif. & BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intertrust Technologies Corporation today announced a strategic patent licensing agreement with Chinese information and communication technologies giant Huawei. Under the terms of the agreement, Huawei has licensed Intertrust’s seminal patent portfolio that counts numerous key inventions in trusted distributed computing and digital rights management. Intertrust also obtained a license to Huawei’s patents in certain key fields.
“We are proud to announce Intertrust’s IP partnership with Huawei, which is our first such deal with a major Chinese technology provider,” said Kenny Huang, Intertrust’s Beijing-based Managing Director for Greater China. “This new deal extends our already strong technology partnership with Huawei, and paves the way for future licensed products on both sides.”
Developed over the last 25 years, Intertrust’s prolific patent portfolio is seen by many as definitive for a broad range of products in distributed trusted computing. Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology is an application of these inventions, but the portfolio also enables broader applications of secure operating systems, app stores, and distributed information protection and management. The patents are licensed globally to many of the world’s great mobile and IT companies for applications ranging from document protection, media DRM, and security aspects of operating systems like Android.
About Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Intertrust invents, develops, and delivers technologies for trusted computing among leading global corporations from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers, to enterprise software platform companies. Intertrust and its subsidiaries are also developing new trust services for vertical markets related to consumer privacy, Internet processing of DNA data, and smart grids. Intertrust also actively creates and invests in ventures that extend its market vision.
Founded in 1990 on a vision to bring trust to operating systems and open networks, Intertrust is based in Silicon Valley, with regional offices in London and Beijing. The Company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are globally recognized. Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key to Internet security, trust, and privacy management components of operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating environments, web services, and cloud computing. Additional information is available at intertrust.com, or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.