Tech Cos. Battle Over Trade Secrets To The Bitter End

Law360, New York (August 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A long-running, bitter battle over allegedly stolen trade secrets between two technology companies has ended, with only one of the companies remaining in business.

Circuit Semantics Inc. will hand over ownership of its Dyna product line—including patent rights and source codes—to rival Silvaco International Inc. on Circuit Semantics’ last official day of business: Aug. 15, 2006.

Silvaco spinoff Simucad will now sell the Dyna products under the names AccuCell and AccuCore.

“I am pleased that this legal battle with CSI is finally over after years of...
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