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8/12/2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Good to be a product based company
Sanjib.A   8/20/2013 1:12:18 PM
I too believe it is always good to be a product based company rather than doing just IP licensing if the product is right for the market. Again it is encouraging to see that RamBus is working on some product capable of IoT. This trend emphasizes that IoT is on the horizon, even though there are some speculations raised about its success in the article "Internet of Things need glue".

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Re: Good to be a product based company
Peter Clarke   8/27/2013 6:35:08 AM
I agree it is good to be product-based company. It certainly scales better than a service-based company.

However, one distinction that my Rambus interviewee was making, I believe, was between being a technology licensor (that teaches customers how to fish) rather than a patent licensee (that warns people that if they are thinking about designing a fishing rod they have to pay up). 

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