Fujitsu, Nanya End Patent War Over DRAM Technology

Law360, New York (September 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taiwanese semiconductor maker Nanya Technology Corp. and Japanese rival Fujitsu Microelectronics Ltd. announced Tuesday that they have signed a licensing agreement, effectively ending a three-year patent battle over dynamic random access memory chips that was fought in Japanese and American courts.

The companies agreed to terminate legal proceedings in Japan and in the United States, including related patent suits in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. In addition to the patent licensing agreement, the companies also reached other undisclosed financial arrangements, according...
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