STMicroelectronics, SanDisk Ask To Dismiss Suit

Law360, New York (June 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Putting the finishing touches on nearly three years of litigation over flash memory patents, SanDisk Corp. and STMicroelectronics Inc. on Saturday jointly asked a judge to dismiss all claims in the case.

The dismissal would include SanDisk's declaratory judgment counterclaims against STMicroelectronic's patents in Texas and would preclude re-litigation of those declaratory judgment claims in California as well.

The dismissal would also stipulate that if a third party acquires any of the patents asserted by either party in the case, that third party would not be...
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