SMDK Brings Patent Suit Against Eight Defendants

Law360, New York (January 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- SMDK Corp. has hit eight technology companies with a lawsuit alleging they infringed two of its patents relating to portable digital multimedia products.

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, names Audiovox Corp., Coby Electronics Corp., Creative Labs Inc., Phison Corp., Thomson, Seiko Epson Corp., TIC Computer Inc. and Vosonic Technology Inc. as defendants.

The first patent, U.S. Patent Number 6,658,202, is titled “Portable data transfer and mass storage device for removable memory modules.” The second patent, U.S....
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