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China firm buys Sandbridge

3/2/2011 05:55 PM EST
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magmaqk
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magmaqk   7/28/2011 8:26:27 AM
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Qualcomm acquire time is strange. there is some info from the Optimum Semiconductor Technologies. Feb. 12, 2010 Optimum Semiconductor Technologies and Sandbridge Technologies signed the SB3500 Manufacture License Agreement. Optimum Semiconductor Technologies will have right to manufacture and sell SB3500 world wide. Optimum Semiconductor will be able to maintains the all SB3500 development software tools that is necessary in support of the selling SB3500.

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elctrnx_lyf   3/3/2011 7:30:22 PM
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This is not so clear to understand if Quallcom took only the patents and left the staff who actually developed the technologies. If that is the case getting the people is really a great move by the chinese firm to develop much better technologies for the celluar wirelless base band for the future arising applications.

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goafrit   3/3/2011 3:02:01 PM
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I think we need an update on this post. Not sure Qualcomm will buy patents and allow the staff to go and build to compete with it. They would have done a smarter thing and have no-compete or simply license and not buy patents.

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Robotics Developer   3/3/2011 12:13:58 AM
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I wonder if Wuxi DSP Technologies maintained the patent licenses as well? It would seem to make sense to license the IP to Qualcomm while still holding the patent. Does anyone know?

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