Intel Lashes Out Against AmberWave's Chip Patent

Law360, New York (July 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Taking the first swipe at a familiar rival, Intel Corp. has hit semiconductor developer AmberWave Systems Corp. with a lawsuit seeking declaratory judgment, claiming it did not infringe on its patent related to chip fabrication.

Intel, the biggest computer chip manufacturer in the world, launched the suit in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Tuesday, the same day the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office assigned AmberWave the patent for enhancing the performance of semiconductor devices.

Counsel for AmberWave had informed Intel last week...
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