Macrovision and ADB Sign Patent Licensing AgreementThursday, July 9th, 2009
SANTA CLARA — Macrovision Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN) and Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) [SIX:ADBN], a leading supplier of technology to the global digital television industry, have entered into a patent license agreement for Interactive Program Guides (IPGs) for consumer electronic products.
The multi-year agreement includes a patent license enabling ADB to incorporate IPGs in retail set-top boxes and other consumer electronic devices distributed throughout Europe and other international markets.
“We are pleased to welcome ADB into our patent licensing program,” said Samir Armaly, senior vice president, licensing, Macrovision. “ADB joins other leading brands that have elected to take a license under our IPG patent portfolio.”