Toshiba Files New Chip Suit Against Hynix

Law360, New York (October 18, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Toshiba Corporation filed a fresh lawsuit against Hynix Semiconductor Inc. over alleged infringement of its semiconductor patents, only days after dismissing a similar case and transferring another.

In its latest action, the Japanese electronics maker sued Hynix in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging infringement of the same three patents it had already asserted in Texas.

By dismissing the days-old lawsuit without prejudice and filing an identical one in California, Toshiba actions effectively transfer the case to a new district.

Toshiba’s counsel...
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