Macronix Sues Spansion Over Patents

 Macronix International Co., Ltd., a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it has filed a patent infringement law suit against Spansion LLC and Spansion Inc. in the United States for infringement of seven Macronix patents directed to numerous aspects of flash memory. Macronix has taken this step to address Spansion’s rampant infringement of…

Macronix Will Defend Patents

Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it will take vigorous actions against the patent litigations filed by Spansion, Inc. in the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) and the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California.  Macronix will defend its products and assist its customers in defending…

Spansion Completes Fujitsu Unit Buy

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in Flash memory-based embedded systems solutions, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of the Microcontroller and Analog Business of Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited. Under the terms of the agreement, Spansion will pay approximately $110 million, plus approximately $38 million(*1) for inventory. The net impact is expected to…