Toshiba Slaps Hynix With Another Patent Infringement Suit

Law360, New York (October 3, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. has filed another lawsuit against chip maker Hynix Semiconductor, alleging the South Korean company infringed its patent for a method of producing semiconductors. The suit adds another chapter to the extensive history of litigation between the two companies.

In the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, Toshiba states that in addition to infringing the patent, Hynix also contributed to the infringement of the patent by other companies.

Toshiba claims that it “has been irreparably harmed by...
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