Patriot Scientific Seeks Multi-District Transfer For Chip Patent Suits

Law360, New York (January 26, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Patriot Scientific Corp., which is suing some of the world’s top chip makers over patents for semiconductor clock speeds, has filed a motion for a multi-district transfer to consolidate its pre-trial proceedings against Sony, NEC, Toshiba, Fujitsu, and Matsushita.

The judicial panel for multi-district litigation has been petitioned to enable all parties to conduct pre-trial proceedings once collectively by a single court due to the commonality of complaints, the company said in a statement.

Shortly before Christmas, Patriot Scientific Corp. filed complaints against Matsushita, Sony, Fujitsu,...
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