Renesas Wants Law Firm As Plaintiff In Grail Patent Suit
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (October 4, 2013, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Renesas Electronics America Inc. on Friday urged a California federal judge to add law firm Mishcon de Reya as a plaintiff in Grail Semiconductor Inc.'s suit accusing Renesas of infringing a patent the law firm acquired after representing the now-insolvent Grail in a $124 million trade-secrets case.
Renesas is also seeking declaratory judgment that it didn't infringe U.S. Patent Number 6,642,552, which describes a type of storage capacitor. Mishcon should be added as a plaintiff because it assumed the rights to the patent as payment for...