Auto Electronics

NEC purchases Moore MPU PatentPortfolio license

NEC Corporation has purchased a Moore Microprocessor PatentPortfolio license from Patriot Scientific Corporation. The portfolio consists of seven patents covering fundamental design techniques that are said to enable higher performance and lower-cost systems for automobiles and other products. The portfolio is co-owned by Patriot and the TPL Group. TPL had filed patent infringement claims against NEC, Matsushita and Toshiba in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (

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