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Subject: Re: Protection of a design?
Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 13:18:28 +0200
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On Sat, 5 Oct 2002 00:36:21 +0200, "Frank Bemelman"
>"Erik" schreef in bericht
>> One of our competitors has cloned our product. The OTP-PIC has be read
>> out although it was protected. Now I want to protect our new design.
>> What can I do?
>Open a few bottles of Champagne. There is no greater compliment
>than a competitor copying your design. Use that fact in your
>> What technology is being used with the DIE-chips? Can it be mounted
>> directly onto the print? What are the costs? What are the benefits and
>> what are the disadvantages? It's this process expensive (for 10kpcs)?
>Next time, send them the V1.0 source files. Use that in your
>advertisement campaign as well.
We will do that. The source files of the PIC, schematics and the
gerbers of the PCB will be publicly released. Because the problem is
that only one competitor has the source files. We now want a healthy
competition and send it to all other competitors ;-).
We have already a better product to replace the first one.
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