Patriot Scientific Corp. announced today that Roper Industries, Sarasota, Florida, (NYSE:ROP) has purchased a Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) (MMP) Portfolio license from the TPL Group, Patriot Scientific’s exclusive MMP licensing partner.

The portfolio patents cover techniques that allow for higher performance and lower cost microprocessor designs, and are fundamental to consumer and commercial digital systems ranging from DVD players, cell phones and portable music players to communications infrastructure, medical equipment and automobiles.

“Roper Industries joins an expanding list of global industry leaders, including Nokia, Sharp, Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu, Sony, Robert Bosch and other major corporations that have become MMP licensees within the last three years,” commented Rick Goerner, Patriot Scientific President and CEO. “Roper Industries is a further example of the wide range of products that can benefit from an MMP Portfolio license.”