09 May '13, 5pm

IP no longer the Wild West | EDN via @edncom #EDA #SemiEDA

It is an enticing story. Why do a design for a single chip when you could do the design once and then sell that same design over and over again to everyone who needs it. This is a classic case of not just doing a job for which you get a salary, but building an asset that pays you many times over. At least this was the initial thought of one company that saw the opportunity in IP in the early days. They wanted to do the design as a service for one company and then retain the rights so that they could resell it. Needless to say, few companies felt happy about that arrangement. Why would they want to pay the service company to learn about the product on their dime and then to sell the results to someone else – potentially their competitors. That was an attempt to have your cake and eat it too. Many entrepreneurs thought they smelled an opportunity. If they had designed a simi...

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