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Jun 16, 2020
SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS

SQUARE ENIX Group joins the IP OPEN ACCESS DECLARATION AGAINST COVID-19

SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (“Square Enix Holdings”) announced today that it has joined the IP OPEN ACCESS DECLARATION AGAINST COVID-19 (the “Open COVID-19 Declaration”)*1) a collective effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, industry-government-academia cooperation is required so they can accelerate development and manufacturing of therapeutic drugs, vaccines, medical devices and infection control products in an unconventional way.
Based on this declaration, Square Enix Holdings and SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD will neither seek compensation nor assert any patents against any activities, which purpose to stop the epidemic, until the World Health Organization (WHO) declares the end of the COVID-19 outbreak. Square Enix Group will continue to support measures against the spread of COVID-19.
*1) About the “Open COVID-19 Declaration”
https://www.gckyoto.com/covid-2