The settlement between the two appears to be a David vs. Goliath victory for the smaller foundry (GF) gaining access to TSMC patents for years.
GlobalFoundries took a potshot at the biggest fab in the world, charging TSMC with patent infringement. Of course TSMC punched back.
The legal battles are going to drag out for a long time. It's hard to see how these lawsuits are going to benefit anyone except lawyers.
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Qualcomm may have won the latest round, but the fight is far from over. You'll need a lot more popcorn to get through this movie.