Acer, ViewSonic sign Patent Agreement with Microsoft

Acer and ViewSonic have signed up patent agreement with Microsoft which provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for Acer and ViewSonic's tablets and mobile phones running the Android or Chrome Platform.

Microsoft adds Acer, ViewSonic to patent licensing list

You can go ahead and add Acer and ViewSonic to Microsoft's long list of patent licensees. This morning, Redmond announced a pair of new licensing agreements with the two companies, just a few months after striking similar deals with Itronix and Velocity Micro.