Second ITC Defeat For MediaTek in Zoran Case

Law360, New York (October 4, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that chip maker Zoran’s optical disk controller chips do not infringe the patents of Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek. The ruling marks the second ITC victory for Zoran in two weeks, as the ITC upheld the validity of the company’s chip patents against a challenge from MediaTek in a ruling issued Sept. 29.

MediaTek’s suit asserted two of the company’s patents, U.S. Patents 6,170,043 and 5,970,031, against Zoran.

Judge Robert L. Barton, Jr. of the ITC ruled that Zoran’s chips...
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