Semiconductor Cos. Settle Patent, Trade Secret Dispute

Law360, New York (October 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Semiconductor manufacturer Monolithic System Technology Inc. (MoSys) plans to shell out $2.4 million to resolve a trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement lawsuit with UniRAM Technology Inc. over high-performance semiconductor memory circuits.

The companies said Thursday that they reached an agreement to shelve all pending claims and counterclaims with prejudice in the U.S. District for the Northern District of California, according to MoSys.

UniRAM, which owns the patents, issued in August 2000 and February 2004, brought the suit in March 2004, claiming that MoSys stole its...
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