Reportedly, 3M (MMM) Innovative Properties Co. and Cinotop Electronics Co have entered a patent license agreement for use of 3M’s metal mesh technology used widely in the construction of projected capacitive touch sensors for commercial and consumer applications. Metal mesh conductors have broad applicability across touch sensors of all sizes.
“We are pleased to add Cinotop to our growing list of licensees. We will continue to expand our licensing initiative to enable authorized use of our patented technology by more customers as we defend our intellectual property rights against unauthorized use by metal mesh manufacturers.” stated Makoto Ishii, vice president, 3M Display Materials and Systems Division.
“Cinotop, as a quickly growing company, values intellectual property and we are proud to be the first Chinese metal mesh manufacturer to obtain a license from 3M. The 3M license provides Cinotop and our customers with the confidence to fuel our continued expansion.” stated Su Wei, chairman of Cinotop Electronics.
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