Verdict Issued in AVX-Greatbatch Lawsuit

 AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today reported a jury verdict in a patent infringement case filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware captioned Greatbatch, Inc. v AVX Corporation. Despite AVX’s defense that it had not violated Greatbatch’s patents for the particular products in question, a jury recently found that Greatbatch incurred damages totaling $37.5 million. It is expected that AVX’s…

Spansion & Macronix Settle Patent Dispute

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a worldwide leader in non-volatile memory and embedded systems solutions, and Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader in non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions, today announced the companies have settled all outstanding patent disputes and actions, including their respective complaints at the US International Trade Commission as well as District…

UltraSoC Receives Patent

UltraSoC Technologies Ltd announced today that it had been granted patents for its pioneering debug hub. This innovation enables a single physical chip interface, such as USB or PCIe, to be used simultaneously for normal system communications and for the purpose of debugging and on-chip analytics. IP for 2.0 is already licensable and is under development…

Neonode Issued U.S. Patent for Light-Based Touch Controls

Santa Clara, Calif. — Neonode Inc., (Nasdaq:NEON), the optical-touch technology licensing company, announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently issued Neonode patent #8,775,023 (‘023) for Light-Based Touch Controls on a Steering Wheel and Dashboard. The ‘023 patent covers controlling in-car entertainment and navigation systems via hand gestures performed on a touch-sensitive steering…

Crocus Technology in Patent Battle

Crocus Technology S.A., a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, today announces that the board of the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary decision in favor of a petition filed by Crocus to seek the Inter Partes Review against US…

Marvell To Appeal Patent Decision

Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a global leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced that on March 31, 2014, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued its judgment on the remaining motions in a lawsuit brought by Carnegie Mellon University (“CMU”) against Marvell and Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (“MSI”), Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary. The…

Tessera, Renesas Settle Patent Dispute

Tessera Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRA) (“Tessera”, the “Company” or “we”) announced that its Tessera, Inc. and Invensas Corporation (“Invensas”) subsidiaries entered into an agreement to settle their pending cases against Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”) and Renesas Electronics America, Inc. In conjunction with the settlement, Renesas entered into new multi-year patent license agreements with Tessera, Inc. and…