Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has confirmed that it recently signed a patent transfer agreement with Intel covering the transfer of 58 patents in areas related to cellular mobile communications technology. In a brief statement it also announced a deal to acquire rights to over 500 patents from Ericsson, covering countries and regions including the US, Europe, China and India. The company said the deals would serve to bolster its technological development capacity as it grows its business in global markets.
Oppo has filed more than 2,200 global patent family applications related to 5G technology and has submitted over 2,600 technical papers to 3GPP. It has also disclosed over 600 patent families to ETSI and deployed 5G patents in more than 20 countries and regions around the world.―Telecompaper