Intel has notified AMD of what it believes is a cross-licensing breach. It claims that the company Global Foundries does not qualify as a subsidiary under the 2001 patent cross-license agreement between the two.
|Intel also claims the structure of the deal between AMD and ATIC breaches a confidential portion of that agreement. Intel said it has asked AMD to make the relevant portion of the agreement public, but so far AMD has declined to do so. AMD's breach could result in the loss of licenses and rights granted to AMD by Intel under the agreement, Intel said.
AMD's response to this notification apparently did not address any of the issues raised by Intel but instead
|AMD claimed Intel breached the agreement by notifying AMD of its breach, according to Intel. Intel believes that position is inconsistent with the dispute resolution process outlined in the original agreement.