SanDisk Accuses Round Rock Of Patent Antitrust Plot

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT) -- Flash drive maker SanDisk Corp. on Wednesday accused patent assertion entity Round Rock Research LLC of conspiring with Micron Technology Inc. to monopolize the markets for certain standard essential patented technology, adding a new front to the litigation battle between the companies.

SanDisk's complaint, which only names Round Rock as a defendant, claims the company is a patent assertion entity cooked up by Micron and its former attorney and ex-Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner, John Desmarais, to monetize the company's patent portfolio after facing billions of...
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