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The FTC's antitrust action against Intel appears to have been settled today. It would have featured a who's-who of Silicon Valley high-tech luminaries and top economists.

 

 
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The FTC had been focusing on Intel's relationship with computer makers Intergraph, Digital Equipment, and Compaq, alleging that Intel threatened to withhold crucial technical information from the companies unless they licensed their intellectual property in ways that benefited Intel.

Intel doesn't deny taking action against the three companies but says it violated no laws.


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The FTC's antitrust action against Intel appears to have been settled today. It would have featured a who's-who of Silicon Valley high-tech luminaries and top economists.

Andy Grove
Intel Chairman
Andy Grove
Craig Barrett
Intel CEO
Craig Barrett
Robert Palmer
former Digital CEO
Robert Palmer
Rod Schrock
AltaVista CEO
Rod Schrock
Jim Meadlock
Intergraph CEO
Jim Meadlock
Vinod Dham
SiliconSpice CEO
Vinod Dham
 

Click here to jump to a partial list of Intel's witnesses.  

 Key FTC witnesses
Richard Hugh Barnes
Former CTO at Compaq.  
Gary Pat Campbell
Vice president of Rep, a distributor of electronics components.  
Gordon A. Campbell
Venture capitalist at Techfarm and former Intel manager.  
G. Gervaise Davis, III
(expert witness)
Attorney who has practiced intellectual property and business law in the computer industry for 30 years.  
Vinod Dham
CEO of Silicon Spice. Former Intel manager.  
Cheryl Dilley
(adverse witness; by deposition)
Project manager for Intel.  
Howard D. Elias
Vice president and general manager of the Storage Products Division of Compaq. Former Digital executive.  
Robert C. Frame
Director of engineering for Compaq's Portal Development Center. Former Digital executive.  
Robert Herb
Vice president and marketing executive for AMD.  
David F. Hixson
Serves as inside counsel for Motorola.  
Lee W. Hoevel
Independent consultant and president of International Meta Systems.  
Dean A. Klein
Vice president for Integrated Products at Micron.  
Donald Lewine
CTO for Data General.  
James W. Meadlock
CEO of Intergraph.  
Robert B. Palmer
Former Digital CEO.  
James Paschal
Retired. Formerly served as vice president of engineering for Compaq's Desktop Products Group.  
Yale N. Patt
(expert witness)
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan.  
Wade C. Patterson
President of Integraph.  
Donald J. Quigg, Esq.
(expert witness)
Patent attorney with Roper & Quigg.  
S. Atiq Raza
Executive vice president and CTO for AMD.  
Thomas S. Respess, III, Ph. D.
(expert witness)
Economist and Harvard professor.  
Rodney W. Schrock
CEO for the AltaVista Division of Compaq.  
Albert Yu
(adverse witness; by deposition)
Senior vice president responsible for Intel's Microprocessor Products Group.
Frederic M. Scherer
Economist and Harvard professor.  
 

 Key Intel witnesses
Sharon Alt
Intel employee responsible for managing and monitoring compliance with preliminary injunction issued in Intergraph case.  
Karen Alter
Vice president of Intel Architecture Business Group and director of Microprocessor Marketing and Business Planning.  
Craig Barrett
CEO of Intel.  
Edwin Bauernfreund
(Intel Corporation)
Intel manager in charge of U.S. sales  
Lance Belew
(Intel Corporation)
Intel employee who worked on Digital Equipment account when Digital sued Intel.  
Nathan A. Brookwood
(Expert)
Insight 64 analyst  
Anand Chandrasekher
Director and general manager of Intel's workstation division.  
Sunlin Chou
Vice president and general manager of Intel's Technology and Manufacturing Group.  
Ron Curry
Director of marketing for Intel Architecture 64 Division.  
*Robert Frame
Director of Engineering for Compaq's Portal Development Center. Former Digital executive.  
Pat Gelsinger
Vice president and general manager of Intel's desktop product group.  
Richard J. Gilbert
(expert witness)
Economist at the University of California at Berkeley and former assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice.  
Andrew Grove
Former CEO of Intel.  
Keith Johnson
Intel's field sales engineer on the Intergraph account.  
Harry F. Manbeck, Jr.
(expert witness)
Former commissioner at the Patent and Trademark Office and General Electric's general patent counsel for 20 years.  
*S. Atiq Raza
Executive vice president and CTO for AMD.  
Roger M. Milgrim
(expert witness)
Private attorney and author of Milgrim on Trade Secrets.  
Chuck Mulloy
Intel spokesman.  
Paul Otellini
Executive vice president and general manager of Intel architecture business group.  
*Robert B. Palmer
Former Digital CEO.  
*James Paschal
Former vice president of engineering for Compaq's Desktop Products Group, now retired.  
Fred Pollack
Intel director of measurement architecture and planning within the company's microprocessor products group.  
Carl Shapiro
(Expert)
Professor at UC Berkeley and former chief economist at the Justice Department's antitrust division. Author of the recently published book Information Rules.  
Thomas C. Siekman
General counsel at Compaq and previously general counsel at Digital.  
Alan J. Smith (Expert)
Computer science professor at UC Berkeley.  
Ulmont Smith
Intel salesman.  
*James Meadlock
CEO of Intergraph.  

 

*These individuals are included on the FTC list of potential witnesses. Intel is expected to call these individuals only if the FTC does not. If the judge permits, Intel will offer excerpts from their depositions rather than calling them to the witness stand.