Samsung Seeks To Nullify AMD Patent In Chip Spat

Law360 (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. has moved to invalidate a patent belonging to rival computer chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc., in an infringement suit brought by AMD over semiconductor technology.

Samsung filed its motion for summary judgment Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, asking for two claims of an AMD patent, U.S. Patent Number 5,545,592, to be declared invalid.

AMD sued Samsung and several of its subsidiaries in February 2008 for allegedly infringing the '592 patent and five other patents....
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