Samsung Semiconductor Patent Suit Kept In Wis.

Law360, New York (June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will not be allowed to move a patent dispute over semiconductor technology against rival Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co. Ltd. to Virginia, a federal court judge has said.

The case will stay in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Judge Barbara B. Crabb said in an order issued Monday. Defendant Samsung had pushed the court to move the patent battle – which sprang out of a lapsed licensing agreement – to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...
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