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3M and LG-Innotek Complete Patent License Agreement for 3M’s Metal Mesh Technology

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3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. and LG-Innotek (LGIT) have signed a
royalty-bearing patent license agreement for the use of 3M’s metal mesh

Metal mesh conductor technology is widely used in the construction of
projected capacitive touch sensors for consumer and commercial
applications. Metal mesh conductors have broad applicability across
touch sensors of all sizes such as touch sensors commonly used in
notebooks, tablets and convertibles that incorporate pen functionality,
as well as interactive whiteboards, conferencing systems, and digital
signage displays.

“We are pleased to have come to agreement with LG-Innotek and to add
them to our growing list of licensees,” said Makoto Ishii, vice
president and general manager, 3M Display Materials and Systems
Division. “We will continue to expand our licensing program to enable
authorized use of our patented technology by more customers as we defend
our intellectual property rights against unauthorized use by metal mesh
manufacturers, touch panel integrators, and original equipment

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