Intel hit with billion dollar bill for CPU patent infringement


Intel has lost another lawsuit over CPU tech patent infringements with VSLI. This time around, the judgement is worth a cool $948.8 million (opens in new tab) and covers infringements contained in Intel’s Cascade Lake and Skylake family CPUs (opens in new tab).

It’s unclear whether the judgement covers all CPUs based on the Skylake architecture, which were produced right up to and including Comet Lake of 2020 (opens in new tab), or if it applies only to the original 2015 Skylake generation.

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