AMD Resets Claim After Patent Ownership Mix-Up

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 3:34 PM EST) -- Having lost track of a patent's ownership in its network of subsidiaries, computer chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has agreed to effectively restart the infringement clock in its semiconductor patent suit against rival Samsung Electronics Co.

AMD will not seek damages for infringement of U.S. Patent Number 5,623,434 — one of seven patents asserted in the suit — for the period before the soon-to-come filing of a third amended complaint, according to a joint stipulation that Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for...
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