International Rectifier And Hitachi/Renesas Settle Chip Patent Suits
Hitachi and International Rectifier had been locked in lawsuits and counter lawsuits in the United States and Japan since 2002 over a patent on production of a semiconductor that controls voltage.
The litigation concerned the U.S. company's "power MOSFET" chips, used for power management in devices such as personal computers and DVD players. International Rectifier filed its...
To view the full article, register now.