[torsen] Torsen vs Quaife

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Mon Oct 29 13:18:07 EST 2001


I would imagine that either Quaife figured a way to skirt any patent
protection that Gleason put into place, or they are licensing the technology
from them.  I have never heard any complaints from Gleason, so I would tend
to assume the latter ...

Steve Buchholz
San Jose, CA (USA)
> 
> That was the windup, but here's the question; was there any copyright
issues 
> between the two companies, or for that matter royalties changing hands.
It 
> seems to me that quaife basically made a torsen diff that differs only in 
> the cut of the planetary gears.



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