STMicro, Caltech Settle Dispute Over Image Sensor Patents

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 10:49 PM EST) -- STMicroelectronics Inc. has settled claims brought by the California Institute of Technology alleging STMicro, Nokia Corp. and Research In Motion Ltd. infringed image sensing technology patents, according to a U.S. International Trade Commission judge Monday.

Administrative Law Judge Theodore Essex — who issued an order Monday putting the proceedings on hold pending the end of an ITC investigation — said the settlement would resolve claims that STMicro made smartphone camera components that allegedly infringed Caltech's patented technology and sold the parts to Nokia and RIM, which...
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