Spansion, Samsung Revive Flash Patent Fight

Law360, New York (June 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A flash-technology patent spat between bankrupt Spansion Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is back on, a week after a judge tossed a proposed $70 million settlement between the two companies.

Samsung asked the court to lift the automatic stay of proceedings against the bankrupt Spansion in a motion filed Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Samsung intends to pursue post-petition counterclaims against Spansion, and the court ought to allow prepetition claims to go forward simultaneously for the sake of efficiency,...
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