ITC To Investigate Freescale's TV Circuit Patent Claims

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission voted Wednesday to investigate Freescale Semiconductor Inc.'s claims that MediaTek Inc., Zoran Corp. and companies that use their integrated circuits and chip sets in televisions are violating one of its patents.

Freescale filed a complaint with the ITC on Dec. 1, claiming that Taiwan's MediaTek, California-based Zoran and the television manufacturers were importing products to the U.S. that infringe its patent in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

The Texas-based semiconductor maker is asserting U.S. Patent Number...
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