Xiaomi has been steadily accumulating patents. Now what?
June 11, 2016
On May 31, 2016, Microsoft and Xiaomi announced that they are expanding their global partnership. One of the key details of the global partnership was patent cross licensing deal that included the transfer of 1,500 patents from Microsoft to Xiaomi. Also beginning in September 2016, Xiaomi’s Android devices will come pre-installed with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Skype applications. Other terms of the deal were not released.