Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Mar 2009 17:04 UTC
AMD Recently, AMD spun off its manufacturing business in a partnership with the Abu Dhabi government into Global Foundries. Apparently, Intel isn't very happy about this, and has said in correspondence to AMD that the patent cross-license agreement from 2001 has now been broken by AMD.
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Its not that complicated.
by broken_symlink on Mon 16th Mar 2009 17:20 UTC
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"Intel's purported attempt to terminate the Company's rights and licenses under the Cross License itself constitutes a material breach of the Cross License by Intel which gives the Company the right to terminate Intel's rights and licenses under the Cross License Agreement while retaining the Company's rights and licenses under the Cross License Agreement"

What it says is that Intel's attempt at terminating the contract between the two companies is a breach of the terms they signed the contract under, and therefore gives AMD the right to terminate the contract, WHILE still maintaining all the rights they gained under the contract. If that is true then Intel has nothing on AMD.

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