Cypress Semiconductors, a semiconductor design and manufacturing firm in San Jose worth over $1 billion, has reportedly reached a deal with Intellectual Ventures to avoid litigation. This deal, if structured like most other IV deals, will result in Cypress receiving a license to a large portion of IV’s patents, and in exchange IV will receive a large infusion of cash. The only way to kill a troll is to not give into it.

[Source: Geekwire]