Eastman Kodak Co. said Wednesday it has ended a long-standing patent dispute with Sony Corp. over digital camera inventions dating back to 1987 and entered a cross-licensing deal giving the companies access to each other’s patents.

The photography company also said it has signed a cross-license agreement with cell phone maker Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, a joint venture of Sweden’s LM Ericsson and Sony, the Japanese electronics and entertainment company.