The Game Has Changed: AMD and Intel Settle All Antitrust, Patent Cross License Disputes


On November 12, 2009 AMD and Intel Corporation announced a comprehensive settlement agreement to end all outstanding legal disputes between the companies, including antitrust and patent cross license disputes. In addition to a payment of $1.25B that Intel made to AMD, Intel has agreed to abide by an important set of ground rules that we hope will define a path to a fair and open market in the microprocessor industry.