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re: Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
kjdsfkjdshfkdshfvc   6/14/2013 1:08:13 PM
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Great article, thank you. http://bit.ly/IC4m9t

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re: Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
eewiz   6/14/2013 2:22:11 PM
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Here's the pseudo-code for patent infringement transactions for semi industry. If(Somebody sue you) publicly deny infringement; If (you have similar patents) Counter sue the guy; else Buy similar patents from Trolls And counter sue the guy; end Wait (until the guy turn up for negotiations) Settle out of court. & kickout the lawyers. Hug each other & do cross licensing deal END Exception --------- If(person suing=(university+ a crazy jury ard) suckup immediately throw and few $$ for univ research grant run for life; Else get ready with 1.2B$ for 2 silly patents. END

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re: Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
eewiz   6/14/2013 2:22:58 PM
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lost the indentation :(

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re: Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
aefrgqergqwergqerg   6/14/2013 3:40:33 PM
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A friend that has been through a patent dispute tell me filing for a patent is just an invitation to spend a half-million in Federal court. He just keeps trade secrets now and moves faster than his competition.

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re: Atmel pays Infineon over MCU patent dispute
SPLatMan   6/17/2013 11:03:50 PM
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Yes, I call it the epoxy patent (as in potting).



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