roughout the United States. The company markets and sells its products internationally through regional offices in Asia and Europe, as well as through a network of independent distributors and representatives in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa, and South America. Strategy The company’s strategy centers on designing highly-complex and highly-integrated semiconductor solutions that leverage its major intellectual property portfolio and target a range of wired and wireless communications markets. Research and Development The company’s research and development expense was $2.37 billion in 2014. Intellectual Property The company holds approximately 10,350 U.S. patents and approximately 3,550 foreign patents; and has approximately 6,550 additional U.S. and foreign pending patent applications. Competition Broadband and Connectivity: This segment competes primarily with Intel Corporation; Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; Mediatek Inc.; Qualcomm Incorporation; STMicroelectronics NV; and others. Infrastructure and Networking: This segment competes primarily with Cavium, Inc.; Freescale Semiconductor,Ltd.; Intel Corporation; Marvell Technology Group Ltd.; Mellanox; and others. History Broadcom Corporation was founded in 1991. The company was incorporated in California in 1991.
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