ON Semiconductor Sues CMOSIS Over Image Sensor Patents

Law360, Los Angeles (January 2, 2014, 6:18 PM EST) -- ON Semiconductor Corp. on Thursday sued Belgian firm CMOSIS N.V. and others for allegedly infringing four of its patents covering image sensor technology, including two patents for systems invented by one of CMOSIS's co-founders, according to court documents.

In its complaint, Phoenix, Ariz.-based ON Semiconductor accused CMOSIS of infringing its U.S. Patent numbers 5,933,190, 6,011,251, 7,408,195 and 7,608,516, by making and selling complementary metal-oxide semiconductor, or CMOS, image sensors for use in digital cameras. The '195 and '516 patents list CMOSIS co-founder Guy Meynants as the...
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