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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.

Elpida acquires GDDR patents and assets from Qimonda

Aug 7, 09:23

Elpida Memory on August 6 announced that it has reached an agreement with Qimonda, which is now in insolvency proceedings, to acquire the Germany-based chipmaker's technology licenses...

China IC firms more eager to develop patent portfolios, says CSIA

Jul 22, 17:01

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) became the top recipient of wafer foundry patents approved by the China authorities in 2008, whereas Taiwan...

Novatek prevails in LCD patent suit brought by Honeywell

Jul 15, 11:14

LCD driver IC designer Novatek has announced that on June 8, 2009, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted summary judgment of non-infringement and entered...

SanDisk looks to Taiwan government for help in cracking down on illegal SD card exports

Jul 10, 17:16

SanDisk, via its licensing arm SD-3C LLC, is calling on Taiwan's government to help crackdown on the illegal export of non-certified SecureDigital (SD) memory cards from Taiwan, according...

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Vizio wins US customs ruling on Funai patent claims

Jul 9, 11:28

The United States Customs and Border Protection agency (Customs) on July 8, 2009 issued a ruling in agreement with Vizio that all current models of Vizio televisions do not infringe...

Quanta to appeal US$52 million fine for patent infringement

Jul 8, 15:27

A US federal court in Texas has ruled that Taiwan-based Quanta Computer infringed optical disc drive patents owned by Japan-based LaserDynamics and awarded compensation of US$52 mi...

Open Patent Alliance issues call for WiMAX patents

Jun 23, 12:34

The Open Patent Alliance (OPA), a group dedicated to offering intellectual property rights (IPR) solutions that support the development and widespread adoption of WiMAX, has announced...

Open Patent Alliance expands 4G WiMAX with addition of Beceem, GCT, Sequans, UQ

Jun 15, 10:59

Building on worldwide 4G WiMAX technology momentum, Beceem Communications, GCT Semiconductor, Sequans Communications and UQ Communications have joined the Open Patent Alliance (OPA...

Vizio files patent lawsuit against LG

Jun 8, 15:16

US-based TV vendor Vizio, an affiliate of Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology, has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland against...

Smart licenses patented touch technology to Pixart

Jun 8, 11:06

Smart Technologies has licensed its patented DViT (Digital Vision Touch) technology and related know-how to Taiwan-based Pixart Imaging. Pixart has been working with a major Asian...

Graphics card makers affected by Nvidia/Rambus patent dispute

Jun 5, 11:56

Taiwan graphics card makers Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology have all been affected by Nvidia's patent dispute with Rambus, according to sources...

AMEC obtains ruling in dispute with Applied

Jun 2, 16:46

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) has obtained a ruling on a summary judgment motion it filed in its trade secret dispute with Applied Materials, according to the China-based...

Vizio files patent infringement lawsuit against Funai

May 22, 09:08

One more lawsuit has been filed in the US in the ongoing legal battle between Taiwan LCD TV players and Japan-based Funai Electric. The lawsuit, filed recently by LCD TV vendor Vizio,...

Coretronic wins patent lawsuit against Epson

May 19, 12:19

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) and DLP projector maker Coretronic has confirmed that the US District Court in California ruled in a lawsuit filed by Japan-based Seiko Epson against...

Toshiba accuses CMC, Ritek of DVD patent infringement

May 18, 11:15

Toshiba has announced it filed a lawsuit on May 14 with the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin to charge US-based optical disc vendor Imation as well as several...

Acer joins WiMAX Open Patent Alliance

Newswatch - May 14, 10:43

Acer has become a member of the WiMAX Open Patent Alliance (OPA), making it the first among the leading branded PC vendors to join the OPA. Acer's move will help advance the development...

US court ruling rejects Avago suit against Elan

Stockwatch - May 6, 16:17

The United States District Court of Northern California has announced its final ruling on Elan Microelectronics' patent infringement case with Avago Technologies. The court ruled...

Qualcomm and Broadcom settle patent dispute

Apr 28, 10:10

Qualcomm and Broadcom have announced that they have entered into a settlement and multi-year patent agreement. The agreement will result in the dismissal with prejudice of all litigation...

US market: SanDisk may lose ground to Taiwan competitors

Apr 16, 15:10

Taiwan's flash memory device manufacturers as well as US-based Kingston Technology are expected to grab a slice of the US NAND flash market now that the US International Trade Commission...

More Taiwan LCD TV makers caught up in Funai patent dispute in the US

Apr 15, 15:39

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has upheld a patent infringement charge filed by Japan-based Funai and has issued a limited exclusion order to ban imports of digital LCD...

Elan files patent infringement lawsuit against Apple

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 16:30

Taiwan-based IC design house Elan Microelectronics has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California,...

Samsung to pay Spansion US$70 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Apr 8, 10:31

Spansion, a provider of flash memory solutions, has announced that it has settled its patent litigation lawsuits with Samsung Electronics. As part of the settlement, Samsung will...

UMC and LSI settle patent dispute, reach licensing agreement

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 10:12

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced it has ended a patent dispute with chip and storage device designer LSI, and entered into a licensing deal that will be valid...

Smart files patent infringement lawsuit against NextWindow

Apr 3, 10:39

Canada-based Smart Technologies has announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against New Zealand-based NextWindow with a US court to enforce Digital Vision Touch...

Applied Materials wins thin-film court battle with Oerlikon

Apr 2, 16:34

Applied Materials has won a battle against European-based OC Oerlikon Balzers AG in a dispute over IP related to thin-film solar technology. In an oral decision delivered this week,...

Intel accused of using gamesmanship to force Nvidia out of the market, Drew Henry discusses Nvidia counter suit

Mar 27, 17:10

Nvidia has officially filed a counter suit with the Court of Chancery in the State of Delaware against Intel for breach...

Nvidia files countersuit against Intel

Mar 27, 11:56

Nvidia has announced that it has filed a countersuit in the Court of Chancery in the State of Delaware against Intel for breach of contract. The action also seeks to terminate Intel's...

Everlight signs license agreement with Osram

Mar 26, 16:58

Everlight Electronics, a Taiwan-based LED packaging house, signed a non-exclusive cross-license agreement with Osram GmbH (Osram), providing the companies, including wholly-owned...

Everlight signs agreement with Osram

Tyntek expects little impact from LED patent lawsuit

Newswatch - Mar 19, 16:46

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has disclosed that it has been notified by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) about a patent infringement lawsuit recently filed in the...

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