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Unidym and Samsung to Develop and Commercialize CNT-Based Electronics

Published on December 9, 2010 at 4:42 AM

Unidym, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), announced today that it has completed IP cooperation and license agreements with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Samsung”). Under the agreements:

  1. Unidym licensed to Samsung patents covering CNT materials, including fundamental patents on CNT compositions of matter, synthesis of CNTs, processing of CNTs, ink formulations, and transparent conductive films.
  2. Unidym transferred certain patent rights to Samsung, primarily related to electronic devices incorporating CNTs. Samsung granted back to Unidym licenses to sell products under the transferred patent rights.
  3. Unidym and Samsung will continue to work together to develop and commercialize CNT-based products.

“This is an important development in carbon-based electronics,” said Mark Tilley, President and CEO of Unidym. “We have worked with Samsung Electronics for several years, and we are now looking forward to this next phase in our relationship. We expect Samsung’s investment in this alliance and ongoing IP cooperation with Unidym will open the market for printable carbon electronics.”

Source: http://www.unidym.com/

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