BEIJING, China, December 8, 2023 — Phoenix New Media Limited (“Phoenix New Media,” “ifeng” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that it has, through certain of its affiliated consolidated entities (the “Licensees”), entered into supplemental agreements to the trademark license agreements (the “Supplemental Agreements”) with a subsidiary of its parent company, Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Limited (“Phoenix TV”), to renew such trademark license agreements between the parties originally entered into on December 8, 2017 (the “2017 Trademark License Agreements”) and the supplemental agreements to the 2017 Trademark License Agreements subsequently entered into between the parties (the “Trademark License Agreements”).
The Supplemental Agreements extended the terms of the Trademark License Agreements to December 7, 2026 and covered additional trademarks registered in various classes containing the double-phoenix logo together with the Chinese or English words of “Phoenix New Media” or “ifeng” and other variations. The Supplemental Agreements also changed the licensed territory from “Mainland China” to “countries or territories where the trademark is registered” and authorized sub-license of the relevant trademarks to the Company’s affiliated companies for the purpose of account registration on any third-party platforms. Except for above terms, the Supplemental Agreements did not change the other terms of the Trademark License Agreements.
About Phoenix New Media Limited
Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE: FENG) is a leading new media company providing premium content on an integrated Internet platform, including PC and mobile, in China. Having originated from a leading global Chinese language TV network based in Hong Kong, Phoenix TV, the Company enables consumers to access professional news and other quality information and share user-generated content on the Internet through their PCs and mobile devices. Phoenix New Media's platform includes its PC channel, consisting of ifeng.com website, which comprises interest-based verticals and interactive services; its mobile channel, consisting of mobile news applications, mobile video application, digital reading applications and mobile Internet website; and its operations with the telecom operators that provides mobile value-added services.
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