Suit Over Semiconductor Wafers Settled

Law360, New York (July 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Entegris Inc. and Miraial Co. Ltd. have struck a deal ending a yearlong patent infringement suit that centered on technology used to protect the fragile wafers used to manufacture microchips.

"Entegris' intellectual property rights are an important part of our market leadership in the global semiconductor industry," said Patrick McKinney, vice president and general manager of Entegris' Wafer Handling Business Unit. "The settlement with Miraial is in the best interests of both of our companies, and the valued customers Entegris serves worldwide."

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