Fujitsu Convinces Japan To Block Nanya SDRAM Chips

Law360, New York (January 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Japan has granted local chip manufacturer Fujitsu Ltd.'s request to block imports of several memory chips produced by Fujitsu's rival, Taiwan-based Nanya Technology Corp.

The two companies have been battling over technology that improves the performance of DDR SDRAM (double data rate synchronous dynamic random access memory) chips since 2005, when talks to license the chips fell apart.

In August 2007, Fujitsu won a patent infringement case against Nanya at the Tokyo District Court. Immediately after winning, Fujitsu filed a request with Japan Customs to block...
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