We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Calif. Court Denies Injunction Against SMIC

Law360 (September 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California state court refused on Friday to grant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp.'s request for a preliminary injunction to stop Chinese rival Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. from making chips that allegedly infringe a TSMC patent.

The alleged infringement violates a settlement the two companies reached in 2005 in another lawsuit over the same patents, according to the complaint TSMC filed last year in the Superior Court of California in the County of Alameda.

TSMC moved for the injunction on May 11, saying that it had showed...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.