GLOBALFOUNDRIES un TSMC izsludina globālo strīdu izšķiršanu, izmantojot patentu savstarpējo licencēšanu



GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) and TSMC today announced they are dismissing all litigation between them as well as those that involve any of their customers. The companies have agreed to a broad life-of-patents cross-license to each other's worldwide existing semiconductor patents as well as those patents that will be filed during the next ten years as both companies continue to invest significantly in semiconductor research and development. This resolution guarantees GF and TSMC freedom to operate and ensures that their respective customers will continue to have access to each foundry's complete array of technologies and services.

“Mēs esam gandarīti, ka ātri esam panākuši šo izlīgumu, kas apliecina mūsu attiecīgā intelektuālā īpašuma stiprās puses. Šodienas paziņojums ļauj abiem mūsu uzņēmumiem koncentrēties uz inovācijām un labāk apkalpot klientus visā pasaulē, ”sacīja Tomass Kaulfīlds, GF izpilddirektors. 'Šis nolīgums starp GF un TSMC nodrošina GF spēju augt un ir ieguvums visai pusvadītāju nozarei, kas ir mūsdienu globālās ekonomikas pamatā.' 'The semiconductor industry has always been highly competitive, driving the players to pursue innovation that enriched the lives of millions of people around the world. TSMC has invested tens of billions of dollars towards innovation to reach our leading position today,' said Sylvia Fang, General Counsel for TSMC. 'The resolution is a positive development that keeps our focus on advancing the needs of our customers for technologies that will continue to bring innovation to life, enabling the entire semiconductor industry to thrive and prosper.'