AMD x86 license to expire on Friday?

Posted on Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 20:22 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bright Side of News wonders what's going to happen with AMD's x86 license, as the 60-day license deadline is set to expire this Friday and it appears the cross-license dispute between the company and Intel hasn't been resolved yet. Both companies simply state they have nothing to report.
Intel's PoV
Intel's legal ace, Mr. Chuck Mulloy got back to us and stated that Intel has "nothing to report" on the subject of x86 cross-patent negotiations.

AMD's own Drew Prairie stated the following: "Not much to update on the cross license side. AMD and Intel are currently participating in dispute resolution procedures as required by the cross-license agreement. Beyond that, we aren’t commenting."
More info over here.

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