Sanyo Brings New Patent Charges Against Mediatek

Law360, New York (March 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Piling on to a growing patent dispute over integrated circuit devices and chips for CDs and DVDs in Texas, Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. has filed a fresh lawsuit against Mediatek in a Los Angeles federal court following a court order.

The move is the latest development in a drawn-out and complicated dispute between Sanyo and Mediatek. After a Texas federal court ruled that Sanyo could not make counterclaims in Texas, Sanyo took its case back to California.

The dispute began in April when Sanyo filed an...
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