如何在您的產品使用SD規格?

如果您的公司正在規劃使用SD規格來生產SD記憶卡或製造主機等,或是處於在研究開發階段中需要用SD規格等各種情況,各自不同的辦理手續說明如下。

記憶卡的企劃與製造

使用SD規格來企劃與製造(包括委外製作)SD記憶卡(快閃記憶卡、ROM卡、SDIO組合卡、mini SD卡、micro SD卡等)時的手續如下。

  1. 與SD協會簽署SDAMA(SDA會員同意書),加入會員
  2. 與SD協會簽署SDALA(SDA授權同意書)
  3. 以電子郵件聯繫SD-3C LLC(對應語言:英語)後,與SD-3C LLC簽署CLA(記憶卡授權同意書)*
    電子郵件發送至:admin@sd-3c.com
  4. 以電子郵件聯繫4C Entity, LLC(對應語言:英語),或透過網站聯繫後,簽署CPRM(可記錄式媒體內容保護)授權同意書  CPRM:Copy Protection for Recordable Media
    電子郵件發送至:info@lmicp.com   網站:www.4centity.com

主機與周邊產品的企劃與製造

企劃與製造對應SD規格的主機(手機、相機、電腦等)或SD周邊產品(轉接器、SDIO卡等)時,須辦理的手續如下。

  1. 與SD協會簽署SDAMA(SDA會員同意書),加入會員
  2. 與SD協會簽署SDALA(SDA授權同意書)
  3. 以電子郵件聯繫SD-3C LLC(對應語言:英語)後,與SD-3C LLC簽署HALA(主機與周邊產品授權同意書)*
    電子郵件發送至:admin@sd-3c.com

在研究開發階段中的使用

若您的公司尚未加入SD協會,但欲在產品研究開發階段使用SD規格時,請透過以下的手續,即可以非會員的身分,取得1年期間的使用授權。

  1. 與SD協會簽署NDA(保密協議書)
  2. 向SD協會支付1,000美元

如果您的公司在NDA(保密協議書)生效日起90天以內成為SD協會會員,則SD協會會將已支付之1,000美元,轉作為您的會員費用之一部份。

*The Card License Agreement (CLA) and SD Host and Ancillary Product License Agreement (HALA) are provided for the convenience of the licensed party (licensee). None of the provisions of these License Agreements shall be construed as denying the possibility of the acquisition of necessary intellectual property through individual license agreements with the owners of basic patents and their related trademark rights, copyrights, and design patents.

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Each company considering executing any license has the obligation to understand and interpret license agreements themselves and should seek the advice of their own legal counsel as necessary. Furthermore, any information provided by the SD Association is provided merely as reference and should not be regarded as authoritative. You are solely responsible for determining the need for, and applicability of, various SD technology licenses to your particular situation, determining the scope and validity of the rights being licensed, and the negotiation of any license agreements with such third parties.
The SD Association is not responsible for administering or negotiating the terms of licenses with third-parties (including without limitation the SD-3C LLC or the 4C Entity, LLC) or identifying license rights for particular product implementations. Please see the License Assurance and Disclosure statements filled by third-parties with the SD Association regarding approved third-party intellectual property applicable to SD Specifications. The implementer is solely responsible for identifying, evaluating, negotiating and acquiring licenses to third party intellectual property required for product implementations.