TPL Loses Bid To Toss Microprocessor Patent Suits

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Technology Properties Ltd. has lost its bid to throw out, transfer or stay three separate declaratory judgment actions filed against it by three consumer electronics companies over a group of patents covering different aspects of high-speed computer microprocessors.

Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied the patent-licensing firm's motion to dismiss the actions for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in an order handed down Tuesday, as well as TPL's alternative requests to shift the cases to a different...
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