"Confidential treatment has been granted or requested with respect to portions of this exhibit, and such portions
have been replaced with "**". Such confidential portions have been deleted and separately filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 24b-2."
FRAM LICENSE AGREEMENT
THIS FRAM LICENSE AGREEMENT (the "Agreement"), effective as of the 20 day of December 1996, is
entered into by and between RAMTRON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION ("Ramtron"), a Delaware
corporation having its principal office at 1850 Ramtron Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921, USA, and
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. ("SEC"), a Korean corporation having its registered office at San #24
Nongseo-Ri, Kiheung-Eup, Yongin-City, Kyungki-Do, KOREA.
A. Ramtron is the owner and/or controls certain United States and foreign patents and patent applications related
to the proprietary design, development and architecture of state-of-the-art ferroelectric semiconductor
B. SEC wishes to obtain from Ramtron, and Ramtron is willing to grant to SEC a license to said ferroelectric
patents and patent applications for use in the manufacture and sale of licensed products (defined below).
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the recitals and the mutual covenants contained herein and for good
and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, Ramtron and SEC
hereby agree as follows:
ARTICLE 1 - DEFINITIONS
When used in this Agreement, the following terms have the following meanings:
1.1 "Dollars" or "__DOCTEXT__quot; means the United States currency unless otherwise specified.
1.2 "Effective Date" means the date of approval of this Agreement by the Korean Government.
1.3 "FRAM Technology" means that certain thin-film ferroelectric technology developed and/or owned by
Ramtron, the patents and patent applications to which Ramtron has the right to grant a license to SEC without
payment of any compensation to third parties except its employees, and which consist of techn