Intel, Apple, Others Sued Over Flash Memory Patents

Law360, New York (June 24, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Keranos LLC has slapped Apple Inc., Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., IBM Corp. and several other technology companies with an infringement suit over three patents related to split-gate flash memory technology.

The patent-holding company filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday, seeking enhanced damages and a declaration that the patents are valid and enforceable.

In addition to Apple, Intel, Qualcomm and IBM, the lengthy list of defendants includes Alcatel-Lucent, Seiko Epson Corp., Freescale Semiconductor Inc., NEC Corp., Infineon Technologies...
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