Qualcomm, Others Denied Stay Pending Patent Appeal

Law360, New York (July 21, 2009, 10:09 PM EDT) -- Qualcomm Inc., Spansion Inc. and three other technology companies have failed in their bid to stay limited exclusion and cease-and-desist orders against them pending an appeals court's review of a U.S. International Trade Commission decision regarding semiconductor chip patents in Tessera Technologies Inc.'s favor.

The ITC on Friday denied the motion filed by Qualcomm, Spansion, STMicroelectronics NV, ATI Technologies and Freescale Semiconductor Inc., which would have stayed the orders pending an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

It also denied the...
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