The Importance of Intel’s x86 Intellectual Property
By Steven Rodgers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel Intel co-founder Robert Noyce famously said “innovation is everything.” Every day, tens of thousands of Intel scientists, engineers and others work to keep Noyce’s vision true. Beginning with Intel’s release of the 8086 processor in 1978—which has been called a “watershed moment” for the world—Intel has been committed to advancing Moore’s...
Intel files “Friend of the Court” Brief at the United States Supreme Court in the patent case, Impression Products, Inc. vs. Lexmark International, Inc.
On January 24, 2017, Intel filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the patent exhaustion doctrine in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc., requesting that the Supreme Court reverse the lower court’s decision. The doctrine holds that an authorized sale of a patented good exhausts all of the patent holder’s patent rights in that good. The...