Huawei and Xiaomi Agreement
The agreement according to Huawei Intellectual Property Head Alan Fan reflects the recognition of the industry of the company’s contributions to communications standards.
“We are delighted to reach this licensing deal with Xiaomi. This licensing agreement once again reflects the industry’s recognition of Huawei’s contributions to communications standards and will help us enhance our investment in researching future mobile communications technologies.”
Alan Fan, Huawei Head Intellectual Property Department.
Meanwhile, Ran Xu, Xiaomi’s General Manager of Corporate Business Development and IP Strategy mentioned in a statement the agreement is a testament to the recognition and respect of the two Chinese companies for each other’s intellectual property.
“We are glad to reach a patent cross-licensing agreement with Huawei. This shows that both parties recognize and respect each other’s intellectual property. As part of our commitment to our values around IP, Xiaomi will, as always, respect IP, seek long-term and sustainable IP partnerships for shared success, drive technology inclusion with IP, and allow more people to benefit from technology.”
Ran Xu, Xiaomi General Manager of Corporate Business Development and IP Strategy