RE: DEC sues Intel for willful patent infringement

Joe Barrera (
Tue, 13 May 1997 11:54:01 -0700

> From: I'm not a real doofus, but I play one at a national laboratory.
> I'm still not quite sure how they reconcile "fully committed to
delivering the
> leadership x86 products" with "prohibit Intel from using Digital's
> technology in its present and future microprocessor products", though.
> they're switching to K6s exclusively.

Easy - they keep selling Intel boxes, and when the treble damages are
finally awarded, the chips in those boxes just get included in the
damages. What could be finer?

- Joe

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