Concept Laser, EOS and Trumpf extend their agreements

Lichtenfels/Krailling/Ditzingen, 03.05.2013 – Concept Laser GmbH, EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems and TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG announce that they have updated and extended their patent licence agreement from 2006. The new agreement gives Concept Laser GmbH all licence rights to sell LaserCUSING® products worldwide, also retrospectively if necessary. The parties have agreed to keep details of the licence agreement confidential.

In addition, Concept Laser GmbH and EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems have agreed a cross-licence, which gives each party licence rights to the current patent portfolio of the other party. The licences also cover all products which customers of the parties manufacture or have manufactured on laser-sintering or LaserCUSING® systems. Under the cross-licence agreement, Concept Laser GmbH and EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems also agreed to withdraw all patent opposition cases which were pending between them.