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Qualcomm and LGE enter into a new global patent license agreement

Qualcomm Incorporated recently announced that LGE has entered into a new direct worldwide patent license agreement with the company.

Under the terms of the five-year, royalty-bearing agreement, Qualcomm has granted LGE a patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G, 4G and 5G single-mode and multimode complete devices. The agreement is consistent with Qualcomm’s established global licensing terms. “Qualcomm is pleased to enter into a new global patent ...

Zuken completes Vitech Corporation acquisition

Zuken, a supplier of electrical and electronic design automation solutions, has completed the acquisition of Vitech Corporation following the approval of the US Department of Defense and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

MCU market to fall 6 percent in 2019

The MCU market is expected to contract by 6% this year, according to semiconductor market analysts, IC Insights. The fall is being attributed to an overall slowdown in electronic systems, a fall off in car purchases and the ongoing US-China trade war.

The case for robust IP protection

There is little doubt that many electronics businesses continue to be uncertain over the notion of IP and what it means to protect it. Busy innovators can obviously be forgiven for focusing their efforts on tangible developments to bring to market. But failing to protect the 'crown jewels' in any organisation can leave the door wide open for competitors to grab a free ride on the back of all your hard work.

BittWare announces strategic investment in Eideticom

Molex company Bittware, a supplier of enterprise-class NVMe Storage platforms featuring FPGA technology, has announced a strategic investment and collaboration with Eideticom, a company operating in the emerging, high growth computational storage market.

Bulgin bought by private equity fund

Cambridge-based Bulgin, a manufacturer of connectors and related components, has been bought by the private equity fund Equistone Partners in a deal that values the business at £105 million.

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