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.
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.
The two handset vendors agreed to settle existing lawsuits but don't cross-license each other's technology.
The agreement, which runs into 2018, also includes a cross-license provision for both companies' advanced television patents.
AMD drops its litigation while Intel agrees to "abide by" a long list of prohibitions. And renewed patent cross-license agreement frees AMD to spin off chip manufacturing.
Membership in Open Invention Network will see it agree to cross-license open source-related patents to other members for free.