Zilog, Altera Settle Circuitry Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microprocessor maker Zilog Inc. and programmable logic device maker Altera Corp. have agreed to a settlement in a patent suit alleging that Zilog infringed three of Altera's patents related to integrated circuits.

On Monday, the San Jose, Calif.-based companies announced the settlement of the suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

According to the companies, Zilog agreed to pay a one-time undisclosed sum to put to rest the suit, which alleged that two of Zilog's products infringed Altera's...
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