In Victory For Zoran, ITC Bans MediaTek Chip Imports

Law360, New York (September 29, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has barred imports of some chips made by Taiwan’s MediaTek after finding that MediaTek infringed Zoran Corp.’s patent for optical disk controller chips.

The ITC also issued a cease and desist order to six companies that offer products containing the MediaTek optical disk chips.

According to a press release issued by Zoran, the order does not just apply to prior generations of MediaTek chips.

“Zoran is confident that MediaTek's newest generation of chips, including its purported design-around chip, will be excluded...
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