Intel, Nvidia Spar Over Chipset Patent Licenses

Law360, New York (February 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In an effort to bar Nvidia Corp. from producing chipsets that are compatible with its latest generation of microprocessors, Intel Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Nvidia seeking a declaratory judgment that licensing agreements between the companies do not extend to certain Nvidia products.

Intel lodged the suit Monday in the Court of Chancery for the State of Delaware.

The technology giant is asking for a judgment that Nvidia is not licensed to produce chipsets that are compatible with any Intel processor that has integrated controller...
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