SiRF, ITC Appeal Judge's GPS Infringement Ruling

Law360, New York (August 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. and the U.S. International Trade Commission have filed independent appeals of an administrative law judge's initial ruling that some of SiRF's GPS chips infringed six patents owned by a unit of Broadcom Corp.

Administrative Law Judge Carl Charneski recommended on Friday that the ITC ban the import of the infringing chips or any products containing them, including personal digital assistants, cell phones, personal navigation devices and GPS units.

Judge Charneski also said the ITC should issue a cease-and-desist order against SiRF to...
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