Micron Hits Mosaid With Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The battle over DRAM technology continues to escalate, with chipmaker Micron Technology Inc. firing off a lawsuit seeking to invalidate 14 patents held by rival company Mosaid Technologies Inc.

The declaratory judgment complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mosaid issued a statement saying that it was currently reviewing the complaint, and had retained Howrey LLP as its counsel.

The semiconductor industry has been rife with controversy over lucrative DRAM patents, with companies trading lawsuits in venues across the...
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