Second Trial in VLSI vs. Intel Patent Case Goes on Floor
shot by IP News Shots / 6:30 pm on 13 April, 2021
The second trial in the patent infringement case between VLSI Technology LLC and Intel Corporation has begun at the Waco division of the US District Court for the Western District of Texas. VLSI asserted in its statement that they had no choice but to sue Intel for the infringement of their patent protected technology. On the other hand, Intel asserted that they spent years developing products that are used in everything from laptops to fighter planes.
MoSys Buys Search and Classification Algorithms Patents
shot by IP News Shots / 6:15 pm on 13 April, 2021
MoSys, Inc. has purchased five patents relating to search and classification algorithms, which will add to its existing patent portfolio. The purchase of the patents will help MoSys in providing better dynamic infrastructure support to their clients while enabling expenditure cuts.
Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies Co., Ltd. have been accused of infringing on an RF calibration patent and a lawsuit in the same regard has been filed. The lawsuit with the US District Court for the Western District of Texas by Red Rock Analytics LLC accuses the defendants of patent infringement and seeks an injunction along with an award of damages, royalty payments, and other relief.
CAFC Affirms PTAB Ruling, Deals a Blow to Intel in Patent Dispute with VLSI
shot by IP News Shots / 6:27 pm on 07 April, 2021
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has affirmed a ruling of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) dealing a fresh blow to Intel Corp. in the patent infringement lawsuit that it is facing. The CAFC affirmed the PTAB’s decision to uphold a computer chip patent belonging to VLSI Technology LLC, rejecting Intel’s argument that it is based on prior art.
Netlist and SK hynix Sign Cross-Licensing Agreement
shot by IP News Shots / 2:44 pm on 06 April, 2021
Netlist Inc. and SK hynix Inc. have signed a cross-licensing agreement for their memory technologies. As per the terms of the agreement, SK hynix will have access to the patent portfolio of Netlist for which it will pay royalties to the licensor. Netlist will also have access to the memory and storage patent portfolio of SK hynix. The agreement will also put an end to all pending litigations in the US.
CAFC Remains Unconvinced of Intel’s Argument against PTAB Ruling
shot by IP News Shots / 2:41 pm on 06 April, 2021
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) remains unconvinced of Intel Corp.’s argument against a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) ruling. The board had upheld a computer chip patent belonging to VLSI Technology LLC rejecting Intel’s argument that the patent was obvious and based on prior art. Two of the three judges on the CAFC panel questioned Intel on how the board was wrong in ruling that the prior art does not disclose the invention.
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