Toshiba Sues Hynix In U.S., Japan For Infringing Flash-Memory Patents

Law360, New York (November 8, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. in a Texas federal court and the Tokyo District Court, claiming that the rival infringed on patents for flash memory chips

Flash memory chips store information and are used in consumer electronics such as mobile phones and digital cameras.

In Japan, Toshiba filed suit against Hynix Semiconductor Japan Inc. for infringement of Toshiba's NAND flash memory patents. Toshiba's suit in Tokyo seeks damages against Hynix's infringement of three NAND-related...
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