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HTC sues Apple over patents

Aug 17, 09:41

HTC has announced that it took legal action against Apple on August 16, filing a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court of Delaware for...

Foxconn withdraws patent lawsuit against Suyin

Aug 9, 11:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has withdrawn a patent lawsuit filed last year against Taiwan-based connector maker Suyin, the defendant said on August 8. Suyin added...

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Innofidei, Siano reconcile on CMMB patent infringement litigation

Aug 2, 01:00

China-based chip vendor Innofidei and Israel-based fellow company Siano Mobile Silicon on August jointly announced the resolution of their disputes regarding CMMB (China Mobile Multimedia...

Acer ready to face patent infringement challenges

Jul 22, 12:14

Acer is ready to face any possible complaints over alleged patent infringement, which has become almost a daily event in the highly competitive PC industry, according to company chairman...

HTC to appeal Apple patent infringement complaint

Jul 18, 16:14

HTC has said that it would appeal a ruling by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) which found that HTC had infringed two patents held by Apple

Commentary: HTC acquisition of graphics and 3D patents has limited effect to counter Apple patent lawsuits

Jul 7, 17:04

HTC has stated that its decision to acquire S3 Graphics from its associate company VIA Technologies is aimed at strengthening its patent profiles related to graphics and 3D technology,...

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

AUO files countersuit against Samsung

Jun 29, 11:37

AU Optronics (AUO) on June 27 filed a lawsuit in the US accusing Samsung Electronics and the Korean company's clients AT&T, Best Buy, and BrandsMart of infringing 10 of its LCD...

AUO evaluating measures to counter Samsung alleged patent infringement complaints

Jun 3, 01:55

AU Optronics (AUO) said on June 2 that it is evaluating the alleged patent infringement complaints filed by Samsung Electronics with the US International Trade Commission and will...

Mosaid, Hynix enter into patent license and acquisition agreements

May 17, 16:33

Mosaid Technologies has concluded a patent portfolio license agreement with Hynix Semiconductor of Korea, according to the Canada-based patent licensing and IP development company.

AUO and Sharp sign patent cross-license agreement

Apr 15, 14:24

AU Optronics (AUO) and Japan's Sharp signed a patent cross-license agreement today. Both parties have agreed to license to the other specified patents owned by each party, according...

HTC acquires wireless communication patents from ADC Telecommunications

Apr 6, 10:52

HTC will acquire 82 patents and 14 patent appliactions concerning wireless communication technologies from ADC Telecommunications for US$75 million, according to the smartphone ven...

Foxconn looking into Microsoft patent lawsuit

Mar 23, 16:48

Microsoft, on March 21, filed a lawsuit against US-based Barnes & Noble for violating its patents with the Android operating system that the company adopted for its e-book reader...

AUO files patent infringement lawsuits against Sharp

Mar 3, 10:19

Today AU Optronics (AUO) and AU Optronics Corporation America filed two complaints against Japan's Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation (together "Sharp")...

Quanta Storage settles patent lawsuit in US with Ricoh

Mar 3, 01:10

Quanta Storage has reached an agreement with Japan-based Ricoh to reconcile the latter's charges in the US for infringement of two patents, with both sides to withdraw the lawsuit,...

AUO says it will defend the interests of the company and clients

Jan 26, 01:00

Regarding the recently filed infringement lawsuit from Sharp, AU Optronics (AUO) responded that the company respects the intellectual property rights of third parties and will do...

AUO declines to comment on patent infringement lawsuit from Sharp

Jan 24, 15:44

AU Optronics (AUO) has declined to comment regarding the infringement lawsuit from Japan-based Sharp as the company in the quiet period prior to its investors conference.

Vizio settles patent lawsuit with LGE

Jan 20, 02:00

Vizio has settled its patent infringement lawsuit with LG Electronics (LGE) and the two companies have signed cross-licensing agreements for the production of LCD TVs, according to...

Intel announces new patent cross license agreement with Nvidia

Jan 11, 10:44

Intel has announced that it has entered into a new comprehensive long-term patent cross license agreement with Nvidia. The companies have also resolved pending litigation in Chancery...

CMI reportedly settles patent disputes with Sony

Dec 30, 12:27

Sony and Chimei Innolux (CMI) have reportedly settled their patent disputes on the production of LCD TVs and monitors, according to media reports. The news is unsurprising because...

Elan settles long-running patent dispute with Avago

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 15:15

Elan Microelectronics has announced that the company has settled patent infringement complaints brought against it by Avago Technologies in Taiwan and the US.

Bluestone files patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan and Japan LED players

Dec 15, 11:34

Patent licensing company Bluestone Innovations has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based LED chip maker Huga Optotech, according to Huga. Industry sources indicated...

Rambus renews patent deal with Elpida, raises 4Q10 revenue outlook

Dec 7, 14:39

Rambus has revised upward its revenue guidance to between US$85 and US$93 million for the fourth quarter of 2010, from the US$40-50 million projected initially. The revision was made...

IDT files patent complaint against Phison

Dec 3, 01:35

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has reportedly raised a complaint against Taiwan-based Phison Electronics with a US court for the infringement of its patented technology related...

TSMC obtains termination of ITC investigation into 37nm and smaller products

Nov 16, 16:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that it was able to secure a favorable resolution to an International Trade Commission (ITC) investigation for alleged...

US ITC to start investigating patent dispute between CMI and Sony

Sep 24, 10:57

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) will start to investigate a suit filed by Chimei Innolux (CMI) accusing Sony of patent infringement.

Toyoda, Epistar joint venture enters LED market with better pricing advantage

Sep 23, 16:39

TE Opto, the new joint venture between Toyoda Gosei and Epistar will be able to provide LED chips without worrying about patent infringement issues due to patent support from Toyoda,...

Preliminary ruling of LG-Vizio patent infringement lawsuit at USITC favors the Korea-based vendor

Sep 20, 10:42

Tension over the patent infringement lawsuit between US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio and Korea-based vendor LG Electronics is rising as the preliminary ruling of US International Trade...

PQI judged to pay NT$16 million damages in losing patent suit

Sep 7, 15:06

A local Taiwan court has ruled in favor of China-based Netac Technology in a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based memory module maker Power Quotient International (PQI)...

Wintek signs patent licensing agreement with Seiko Epson

Aug 27, 16:26

Wintek has announced the signing of a patent cross licensing agreement with Japan-based Seiko Epson for LCD manufacturing.

CMI files more patent lawsuits against Sony in US and China

Stockwatch - Aug 25, 11:14

Following its earlier patent infringement lawsuits against Sony, which were filed on July 7, Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has filed additional actions with...

VIA expects to benefit from Intel lawsuit, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 11, 16:42

VIA Technologies recently noted that Intel's settlement with the US fair trade commission (FTC) will allow the company's x86 patent contract with Intel to be extended for another...

MediaTek signs LTE licensing agreement with NTT DoCoMo

Jul 28, 11:47

MediaTek has announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with NTT DoCoMo regarding "LTE-PF," a mobile-terminal platform based on Long Term Evolution (LTE). Upon...

Richtek claims victory in patent lawsuit against uPI Semiconductor

Newswatch - Jul 23, 11:13

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology claims that it has won a patent lawsuit against rival uPI Semiconductor which recently applied for a consent order from the US International...

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