Nikon To Collect $145M As Part Of Settlement In Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (September 29, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nikon Corp. will collect $145 million as part of a settlement of litigation in the U.S., South Korea and Japan against rivals ASML Holding N.V. and Carl Zeiss SMT AG in a dispute over patent rights to lithography equipment.

ASML and Carl Zeiss agreed to pay Nikon, the world's biggest maker of equipment used to etch computer-chip circuits onto silicon wafers, $145 million as part of a comprehensive settlement of legal proceedings between the three companies. The signing of the memorandum of understanding was expected as...
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