Genesis Wins ITC Complaint Vs. Taiwanese Rivals Over LCD Controller Patent

Law360, New York (August 23, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taiwanese chip makers MStar Semiconductor, Media Reality Technologies (MRT) and Trumpion Microelectronics infringed a patent for liquid crystal display (LCD) controllers held by rival Genesis Microchip, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final determination.

As expected, the ITC issued an exclusion order, to take effect in October, banning any imports into the U.S. of products using patent-infringing IC controllers from the three companies.

The final determination comes in the wake of two initial determinations from April and May, in which the ITC ruled that...
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