Samsung, Toshiba Hit Over Energy-Saving Chip Patent

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Samsung Group and Toshiba Corp. are among the defendants in a new lawsuit accusing technology companies of infringing a patent for a system for conserving energy among electrical components.

Commonwealth Research Group LLC filed the suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against Samsung, Toshiba, The Netherlands-based NXP BV and Japan-based Renesas Technology Corp.

The suit, which includes the companies' U.S. units as defendants, accuses them of selling or making electronic components that infringe U.S. Patent Number 6,026,493, which was issued...
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