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Patently Obvious

Patents, IEEE for EDA, and Sting’s Sister

Patent litigation – can’t live with it, can’t survive without it. This week we’re checking out some recent rumblings in patent litigation. We’re even bringing in a council person to help mediate the fight. OK, wait – that would be ‘counsel’. My guest is Dontatella Sciuto, the current president of the IEEE Council for EDA. Donatella and I chat about what the IEEE Council for EDA is all about, what project the council plans on attacking next, and why Donatella can call herself Sting’s sister.

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