Longsys held a press conference in Zhongshan on September 20, 2019, announcing the 10-year SD Memory Card License Agreement with SD-3C. Under the terms of the agreement, SD-3C has granted Longsys a royalty-bearing patent and trademark license to develop, manufacture, and sell SD and microSD memory cards worldwide.
The companies also announced that they have agreed to cooperate regarding SD-3C’s enforcement of its’ intellectual property rights in China.
"As a motivated company, Longsys is always leading the SD memory card markets in China and elsewhere,” said Huabo Cai, its CEO. "Longsys takes intellectual property rights seriously, and is pleased entered into this important agreement with SD-3C. A license from SD-3C will on one hand stimulate the investment on developing new SD memory card products of Longsys, on the other hand also brings even more advantage to Longsys while we are expanding domestic and overseas market. Longsys is interested in cooperating with SD-3C regarding to the implementation of its license program in the Chinese Market, building and maintaining a fair and competitive environment and orderly market with all the SD card and SD host manufacturers”.
"SD-3C is committed to the success of its licensees in China as they continue to grow their businesses. We are pleased to welcome Longsys into the family of licensed SD and microSD card manufacturers,” said Jim Brelsford, SD-3C’s President. "We look forward to working closely with the Longsys companies, to enforce intellectual property rights in China, and to benefit consumers of technology-leading SD and microSD memory cards.”
Established in 1999, Shenzhen Longsys Electronics Co., Ltd is a technology-based brand company, who focuses on NAND flash memory applications and memory products customization and storage software development, with its own Foresee brand which deep cultivates the industrial market and the high-end Lexar brand which concentrates on the consumer market. By the aid of the unique DMS (Design, Module, and Service) service system, Longsys always able to provide excellent memory products with high quality across the world.
About SD-3C LLC
SD-3C LLC was founded in 2001 by Toshiba Memory Corporation (a spin-off of Toshiba Corporation), Panasonic Corporation and SanDisk LLC (formerly known as SanDisk Corporation), three world leaders in Flash memory. Since then, it has licensed the essential patents, trademarks copyrights and design patents pertaining to SD and microSD memory cards throughout the world, helping to expand the memory card market to the benefit of consumers globally.