Sumitomo licenses NEC’s nanotube patents

March 5, 2004 — Sumitomo Corp. and NEC Corp. jointly announced that Sumitomo has licensed Japanese carbon nanotube patents from NEC, according to a news release.

The nonexclusive license will allow Sumitomo to expand industrial applications of carbon nanotubes in a variety of applications in Japan and other parts of Asia, the release said.


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