Micron Technology to License 1x and 1y DRAM Technologies to Nanya Technology Corporation

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) today announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding to grant Nanya Technology an option to license Micron 1x and 1y DRAM technologies. This new license agreement is in addition to Micron’s existing license agreement for 20 nanometer (nm) technology with Nanya.

“Micron and Nanya have enjoyed a strong relationship over the years, and this agreement extends our strategic relationship while also providing further value to both companies and their shareholders,” said Micron CEO Mark Durcan.

Under the license agreements contemplated by the memorandum, in each case when Nanya exercises its option to license the 1x or 1y technology and subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, Micron will receive an equity stake in Nanya and also royalties based on revenues from products implementing the technology—subject to an agreed cap. The new licenses are limited to a specific facility footprint, are subject to an overall quarterly cap on production, are not transferrable and terminate upon a change of control of Nanya. The new licenses do not impact the existing 20nm DRAM technology agreement between Micron and Nanya.

“Nanya and Micron have a strong and successful history of collaboration, and we expect to build on this foundation with our new agreement,” said Nanya President Dr. Pei-Ing Lee.

The memorandum of understanding provides an additional 60-day period for Micron and Nanya to enter into definitive agreements with further specified mechanics and details of the licenses. The memorandum is subject to termination if these additional agreements are not reached within that timeframe or if certain other conditions are not met.

About Micron
Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies—including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash—is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron’s memory solutions enable the world’s most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.

Micron and the Micron orbit logo are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts:

Ivan Donaldson 	
Micron Investor Relations
idonaldson@micron.com
(208) 368-4093		

Daniel Francisco
Micron Media Relations 
dfrancisco@micron.com
(208) 368-5584

Primary Logo




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Aldec

Featured Video
Jobs
Applications Engineer for intersil at Palm Bay, FL
Senior Formal FAE Location OPEN for EDA Careers at San Jose or Anywhere, CA
Senior Electrical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, PA
Principle Electronic Design Engr for Cypress Semiconductor at San Jose, CA
ASIC Hardware Engineer for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Arlington, VA
Upcoming Events
IPC APEX EXPO 2018 at San Diego Convention Center San Diego CA - Feb 24 - 1, 2018
DVCon US 2018 at Double Tree Hotel San Jose CA - Feb 26 - 1, 2018
5th EAI International Conference on Big data and Cloud Computing Challenges at Vandalur, Kelambakkam high road chennai Tamil Nadu India - Mar 8 - 9, 2018
DownStream: Solutions for Post Processing PCB Designs



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise