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Infineon files MCU lawsuit against Atmel

4/12/2011 10:13 AM EDT
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DrFPGA
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DrFPGA   4/16/2011 7:40:23 PM
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Semms like one more reason to use an ARM core- legal protection...

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apummer945   4/14/2011 1:51:19 PM
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it is not enough to have a god idea, until one does not apply for protection - patent - everybody else could claim it, and to void discrepancy the first filed idea get protected, except in thee US where for a while you could "prove", that you had that idea earlier, but you just did not border to file for a patent. The first file principle is used in the rest of the world for very long time, the US is jut starting to warm up that idea, but according the latest patent law proposal, with enough money you could fix everything...

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agk   4/13/2011 8:33:12 AM
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Making patent rights is helpfull for their inventions. Where as copying them is not good. Some times same ideas strike to various people around the same time and they do it. But finally those who ever patended gets the benifit.Let us wait and see what the Judge decides.

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