Hon Hai Precision Industry, Microsoft sign global patent licensing agreement

Hon Hai Precision Industry, Microsoft sign global patent licensing agreement Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd and Microsoft Corp signed a global patent licensing agreement, as per media reports.

The deal is designed to protect Hon Hai clients from patent claims arising from their use of Google Inc's Android and Chrome operating systems.

Hon Hai spokeswoman Laura Liu said the company is also in talks with other software companies on different patent agreements.

Hon Hai is Apple's largest manufacturing partner. The group also makes products for Nokia, Dell Inc, Sony Corp, among others.

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