Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Airbus Could Build A 'Flying Car' This Year
Intel Unveils New Intel Responsive Retail Platform, Announces $100 Million Investment Plan
Raspberry Compute Module 3 Launched
SpaceX Sends Satellites into Orbit
LG Touts Safety Features OF G6 Smartphone
Nintendo Switch Coming In March For $299
YouTube Super Chat Lets You Pay to Pin comments On Live Streams
Samsung Adds New Capabilities And Categories To Their Mobile Alliance Program
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Qualcom...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Qualcomm Announced Reconstruction Plan


Qualcomm Incorporated today announced plans to modify its corporate structure, in an effort to protect its valuable 3G and 4G IP.

The company sais the corporate structure changes would enhance Qualcomm's ability to quickly deliver products to its customers, while further protecting and insulating its patent portfolio from any claims resulting from actions and activities by portions of the company other than the Qualcomm Technology Licensing Division (QTL). Qualcomm clarified that this restructuring is not part of spinning out either the QTL or QCT business.

The new corporate structure will feature the parent company, Qualcomm Incorporated, which includes QTL and corporate functions, as well as most of Qualcomm's patent portfolio; and a new wholly owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), which, along with its subsidiaries, will operate substantially all of Qualcomm's research and development activities, as well as product and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT.

The company expects that QTI and its subsidiaries' product and services businesses will increase their work with open source software in the future and this restructuring will, among other things, help ensure that QTI and its subsidiaries' activities do not result in the licensing of any of Qualcomm Incorporated's patents, including its 3G and 4G patents.

Under the new structure, QTI and its subsidiaries will own patents specifically developed for purposes of providing open source software contributions by QTI and its subsidiaries, whereas substantially all of the remainder of the company's patent portfolio will continue to be owned by Qualcomm Incorporated. QTI and its subsidiaries will have no rights to grant licenses or other rights to patents held by Qualcomm Incorporated. There will be no changes to the intellectual property that is currently owned by Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc., which works closely with the open source community to accelerate the advancement of the wireless industry as a whole.

"Our internal reorganization will provide even greater protection for our industry-leading intellectual property portfolio as our products and services businesses seek to accelerate innovation and deliver our products to market quickly," said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and CEO. "We are confident that this change to our corporate structure will be accomplished with little to no disruption to employees and customers. As always, Qualcomm remains committed to being a company that creates, develops, sells and licenses state of the art technology through its products and services businesses, as well as its licensing business."

Qualcomm anticipates that the new corporate structure will become effective during the first fiscal quarter of 2013.


Previous
Next
Panasonic's Boss Says OLED TV Prices Will Remain High        All News        Microsoft Google And Others Launch Program to Deploy Wireless Internet To More Places
Google Chrome and Drive Available For Your iPhone and iPad     General Computing News      Microsoft Google And Others Launch Program to Deploy Wireless Internet To More Places

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
CES: Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon 835 SoC
Qualcomm Resolves All Patent Disputes With Meizu
Korea Fair Trade Commission Fines Qualcomm $854 mln For Violating Competition Laws
Qualcomm to Collaborate with Google on Android Things OS
Qualcomm Begins Sampling The 48- Core, 10nm Centriq 2400 Server Processor Family
KAIST Sues Samsung, Qualcomm And Globalfoundries Over FinFET Patent Infringement
Qualcomm Leads Global Ranking of Top 10 Fabless IC Design Companies
Qualcomm Reports Strong Quarterly Revenue
Qualcomm Is Buying NXP Semiconductors in A $38.1B Deal
Qualcomm Said to Be Near A Deal With NXP
Qualcomm Showcases 5G Modem Solution, New Snapdragon 600 and 400-Tier Processors
Samsung Wins Order To Make Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 chips

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .