Spansion Pushes 3rd Circ. To Overturn Bar On Apple Suit

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Memory technology maker Spansion Inc. on Monday urged the Third Circuit to let it sue Apple over flash memory patents, arguing that a deal that ended the litigation should have been thrown out in Spansion's bankruptcy.

Spansion, which said it could get more money suing Apple than it could under a settlement that made it a primary Apple supplier, asked the appeals court to reinstate a bankruptcy court order terminating the deal.

The bankruptcy court, which decided Sept. 1, 2009, to cancel the settlement, reinstated parts...
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