Patriot Scientific Corp is a United States-based intellectual-property licensing company. It involves designing microprocessor chips for which it holds several patents. Chips with its patented technology are used throughout the world in products ranging from computers and cameras to printers, automobiles, and industrial devices. The firm's technology is also applied to the cell phone and entertainment systems. The company pursues the commercialization of its patented microprocessor technologies through broad and open licensing and by litigating against those who might be infringing on its patents.