Spansion Sues Macronix Over Trademark Infringement

Law360, New York (March 8, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Spansion Inc., a manufacturer of flash memory products, smacked Macronix International and Macronix America with a trademark infringement lawsuit Tuesday.

Spansion, which was previously a joint venture of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Fujitsu Ltd., asked in its lawsuit for Macronix to discontinue statements about being an authorized second source for, and completely compatible with, Spansion’s MirrorBit Flash memory products.

The suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, asked to collect more than $100 million from Macronix in...
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