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Foxconn files patent lawsuit against connector maker Lotes

Mar 19, 17:06

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has filed a patent lawsuit against Taiwan-based connector maker Lotes, accusing it of violating their licensing contract, according...

Elan denies US$70 million settlement with Apple

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:56

Elan Microelectronics has denied reports saying it has settled its patent lawsuit with Apple for US$70 million. The company indicated the suit is still under deliberation by the US...

SanDisk drops patent lawsuit against Transcend

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 12:12

Transcend Information has announced that it has received notification from the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin that SanDisk has withdrawn its patent infringement...

SanDisk begins to supply NAND flash wafers, say memory module makers

Mar 9, 10:16

Taiwan-based NAND flash device makers including A-Data Technology, Transcend Information and Power Quotient International (PQI), and flash controller supplier Phison Electronics have...

Foxconn, Samsung top recipients of 2009 Taiwan-issued patents

Mar 5, 11:15

EMS provider Foxconn Electronics obtained the most Taiwan-issued patents in 2009 among all Taiwan-based companies and organizations, while Samsung Electronics ranked first of all...

HTC insists it develops user interface and smartphones in house, not copying from Apple

Stockwatch - Mar 3, 11:28

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, in response to a patent lawsuit filed recently by Apple, has issued a statement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange stating that it is an innovator...

Sonix files patent infringement complaint against VTech in US

Mar 2, 16:26

Taiwan-based IC designer Sonix Technology filed a lawsuit with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against VTech Electronics North America and VTech...

Infineon files patent infringement lawsuit against Elpida

Feb 24, 10:10

Infineon Technologies has announced that the company and its subsidiary Infineon Technologies North America filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against...

Phison settles patent dispute with SanDisk

Stockwatch - Feb 9, 16:48

NAND flash controller supplier Phison Electronics has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) indicating it has settled with SanDisk over a NAND flash-related...

Japan-based Furukawa Electric sues Taiwan-based CCI for infringement of heat-sink patent

Jan 27, 12:00

Japan-based Furukawa Electric on January 25 filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court charging Chaun-Choung Technology (CCI) with infringement of its Taiwan patent No.121526...

Toshiba patent complaint to have little impact, says Wistron

Jan 21, 14:10

Wistron has commented on a recent patent complaint over notebook technologies lodged by Toshiba, saying that shipment volumes of affected notebook models are very small and so the...

Elan files multi-touch infringement lawsuit against Pixcir

Jan 11, 15:56

Elan Microelectronics has filed a patent infringement complaint with the Las Vegas Justice Court against China-based Pixcir, according to the company. Pixcir's Tango S32 microcontrollers...

Foxconn charges connector maker Argosy with patent infringement

Jan 5, 16:26

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has accused Argosy Research, a Taiwan-based PC memory connector maker, of infringing its Reverse DDR SO-DIMM patent, according to...

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Richtek files patent infringement complaint in US against AMD and graphics card makers

Stockwatch - Dec 31, 11:40

Taiwan-based IC design house Richtek has announced that it has filed a patent infringement complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against uPI Semiconductor, AMD,...

Tessera loses ITC chip-patent case against DRAM makers and sellers

Dec 30, 12:25

Nanya Technology on December 30 announced the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has affirmed the company and other DRAM makers that no violation was found in the Investigation...

ChipMOS loses DRAM packaging patent lawsuit against Walton

Dec 24, 10:20

Memory packaging and testing house Walton Advanced Engineering has prevailed in a lawsuit in Taiwan brought by rival ChipMOS Technologies pertaining to packaging technology used for...

Taiwan-based analog IC design houses waging patent war to protect market share

Dec 11, 16:16

A patent war has begun among Taiwan-based analog IC makers as more companies have entered the analog IC market. Richtek Technology recently filed suit against uPI Semiconductor, a...

AUO honored with 2009/2010 Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index

Nov 27, 17:05

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it is honored with 2009/2010 Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index due to company's achievements and dedication to patents development.

HannStar and LG Display sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Nov 25, 14:13

HannStar Display signed a patent cross-licensing agreement for TFT-LCD technology with LG Display on November 24, 2009, retroactively effective as of January 1, 2009, according to...

Taiwan panel makers may benefit from Sharp patent lawsuit against Samsung in the US

Nov 24, 16:21

Taiwan panel makers are expected to see more outsourcing orders from Samsung Electronics if the US justice department finds that Samsung violated patent rights belonging to Sharp,...

MediaTek expects to complete license agreement with Microsoft by year-end, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 24, 16:13

MediaTek said it is still in talks with Microsoft regarding smartphone platform licensing and expects to sign an agreement by the end of 2009, according to a Chinese-language United...

MediaTek-Qualcomm patent arrangement to help China vendors enter global handset market

Nov 23, 14:09

MediaTek's patent arrangement with Qualcomm is expected to help China's first-tier handset vendors enter the global handset market while gradually eliminating the nation's gray handset...

MediaTek and Qualcomm enter into patent arrangement

Nov 20, 10:13

Qualcomm and MediaTek announced on November 20 that they have entered into a broad arrangement under each company's patent portfolios, including CDMA and WCDMA essential patents,...

AMD and Intel announce settlement of all antitrust and IP disputes

Nov 13, 16:13

Intel and AMD have announced a comprehensive agreement to end all outstanding legal disputes between the companies, including antitrust litigation and patent cross license disputes...

TSMC to demand US$1 billion compensation from SMIC

Nov 5, 14:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will pursue compensation of up to US$1 billion from Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) following a ruling...

Vizio licenses digital TV patent portfolio to Sony

Oct 29, 15:35

US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio has announced that Sony has become a licensee under Vizio's patent portfolio.

Asustek and IBM settle patent infringement dispute through cross licensing agreement

Oct 8, 01:00

Taiwan-based Asustek Computer and IBM have announced they have agreed on mutual licensing of their patents to enhance cooperation.

Epistar settles LED patent lawsuit with Philips

Stockwatch - Sep 25, 16:12

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced that its patent lawsuit with Philips has been settled. Philips will begin to license AlInGaP LED technology to Epistar, according to a company...

Nanya claims patent lawsuit victory over LSI

Stockwatch - Sep 23, 15:28

Nanya Technology has said that the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on September 21 made an initial determination in favor of the company in a patent infringement case filed...

Huga wins LED patent lawsuit against Epistar

Sep 22, 12:25

Taiwan's intellectual property court has ruled in favor of LED chipmaker Huga Optotech in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by its competitor Epistar, according to Huga's filing...

TSMC reportedly eyeing Lumileds and Toyoda Gosei to enter LED market

Sep 17, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly looking to acquire LED makers Philips Lumileds or Toyoda Gosei for key LED patents to enter the LED market, according...

AMEC wins patent suit against Lam

Sep 10, 14:45

Shanghai-based chip equipment maker Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) on September 9 announced it has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit filed against its subsidiary...

Wistron spends US$3-5 million on patent acquisitions per year, says chairman

Aug 12, 16:47

Wistron sets a budget of US$3-5 million each year for purchasing patents applicable to the company's product development, according to chairman Simon Lin speaking at an August 11...

AUO building patent portfolio

Aug 12, 13:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has recently acquired technology patents mainly from the US, Japan and UK at reasonable costs, according to company vice chairman Chen Hsuan-bin.

Taiwan high court rules against Everlight in patent lawsuit with Nichia

Aug 10, 17:09

The Taiwan High Court has ruled in favor of Japan-based Nichia in a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronic.

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