Vicor and Magnetek Enter Patent Agreement

October 02, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Vicor Corp. (Andover, MA) announced that it has entered into a patent license agreement with Magnetek Inc. (Nashville, TN) under which Magnetek has acquired worldwide, non-exclusive rights to use power-conversion technology covered by Vicor's "reset patent" (US Patent Re. 36,098).

The reset patent enables the design of power converters that are smaller and more energy efficient than conventional power supplies.