The agreement marks the latest collaboration among tech giants. In the past weeks, Samsung also reached deals with Google and Ericsson.
The two companies are pretty vague about the terms but take veiled shots at Apple.
An executive at the chipmaker dismisses Intel's recent words as a media blitz and says that the issue has since "died down."
Software giant and printer maker Lexmark enter a patent cross-licensing agreement, designed to encompass a wide swath of their products.
The Japanese firm is just the latest to ink such a deal with Redmond. The audio/visual gear maker also licenses the Windows Rally technology for connecting PCs and consumer electronics.
Microsoft says the companies have settled a contract dispute over Android patent-licensing but offers no specifics about the terms.
The enemy of my enemy is me, but there's no reason to go to court over the issue. That's the essence of the patent license.
Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
The two companies will share intellectual property on a "broad range of products and services," including those for certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products.
The two handset vendors agreed to settle existing lawsuits but don't cross-license each other's technology.