Tessera Fails To Nail Down DRAM Cos. In ITC Suit

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 4:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has upheld the validity of Tessera Technologies Inc.’s three semiconductor chip packaging patents, but determined that Tessera failed to pin infringement claims on a group of dynamic random access memory chip manufacturers.

The full commission on Dec. 29 affirmed an administrative law judge’s finding that there was no violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act and terminated the investigation.

The finding is a setback for Tessera, which had launched a complaint accusing Acer Inc., Nanya Technology Corp., Powerchip Semiconductor Corp....
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