Spansion Tells Court To Nix Deal With Apple

Law360, New York (August 31, 2009, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt flash memory manufacturer Spansion Inc. has pressed its bid to pursue a U.S. International Trade Commission patent infringement action against Apple Inc., even if that means losing Apple's business.

In a reply filed Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Spansion pushed the court to allow it to scrap a prepetition settlement with Apple and continue an ITC action against the computer giant.

The two companies have been involved in a back-and-forth exchange on the issue since late July, when Spansion...
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