Intellectual property (IP) rights are the results of extensive research and development. Therefore IP management is an important aspect of a company's innovation management. Effective IP management helps to maintain ASE's leading position in corporate innovation.
ASE's IP management is closely embedded into its overall business operation planning and implementation to form a continuous innovation cycle consisting of "business opportunity", "R&D" and "IP management and utilization". The innovation cycle includes the following three phases:
We are proud to reach past the 1000 US patent mark in 2019. 'The patent system adds the fuel of interest to the fire of genius' - Abraham Lincoln. How apt, as we continue to invest in research development of advanced IC packaging to drive heterogeneous integration for creating new applications in 5G, AIoT, XR & AI. At ASE, we honor our engineers who've worked hard to develop technologies that make life better.