Broadcom’s Wireless IoT Business IP

Posted: May 10, 2016

Contributed by Ray Angers

Just three months after the formation of Broadcom Limited, the first large organizational change came recently with the announcement that the newly formed entity was selling its wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business to Cypress Semiconductor Corp. This news provided the motivation for Chipworks to take a look at the patent landscape of the new Broadcom and try to determine what intellectual property (IP) might be associated with this transaction.


Samsung tops an updated Chipworks analysis of the IP of IoT

Posted: April 14, 2016

Contributed by Martin Bijman

In the spring of 2015, Chipworks published in IAM magazine an article about the IP of IoT, listing IBM, Microsoft, and Samsung as the top IoT patent holders. Chipworks has continued to refine our models of the IP of IoT, particularly about things, gateways, and analytics, and determined an updated ranking. And who is on top? Samsung.



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