Atmel Responds to Infineon Patent Lawsuit

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that Infineon Technologies A.G. and Infineon Technologies North America Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Atmel in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The company has not yet reviewed the complaint in detail.…

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Mouser Stocks Avago Optical Finger

Mansfield, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from Avago Technologies. Avago Technologies' Optical Finger Navigation (OFN) Sensor and Lens are compact, precise, fast speed, and highly reliable navigation solutions to help enhance overall system performance in…

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RS Finalises EAO Distribution Agreement

SINGAPORE — RS Components today announced that it has signed a new strategic distribution agreement with EAO Group. Under the new agreement, RS will support sales of EAO human machine interface and electromechanical components throughout Europe and the APAC region. EAO is a leading manufacturer of high-quality HMI products including switches and keypads. RS is…

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Tracking the Secondary Semiconductor Equipment Market

The semiconductor industry grabs headlines when companies like Intel announce the construction of multibillion-dollar state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facilities. High-performance servers, PCs, and most of our electronic devices would not exist today if it weren’t for the continual advances in semiconductor manufacturing technology. While the most advanced chips supply the processing power and memory needed…

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Infineon Files Patent Suit Against Atmel

NEUBIBERG, Germany — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and its subsidiary Infineon Technologies North America Corp. today filed a patent lawsuit against Atmel Corporation. Infineon seeks damages and permanent injunction for infringement of eleven United States Patents owned by Infineon. Infineon also seeks declaratory judgment of non-infringement and invalidity of three United…

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Linear Technology Resolves Patent Dispute

MILPITAS, Calif. — Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) announced that it has resolved its continued patent litigation with Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (“AATI”). On March 18, 2010, the Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) at the United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) issued an Enforcement Initial Determination finding that AATI, by its importation of voltage regulator products that…

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RollStream Rolls GXS Into the SaaS World

In March, the electronic data interchange (EDI) service provider GXS Worldwide Inc. acquired RollStream, a small B2B social media company. It's an interesting move that's possibly transformative for GXS. For manufacturers trading electronically with their customers, moving orders as EDI documents is a reliable way to exchange large volumes of critical data. But the missing…

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