Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft HoloLens Provides Access to Raw Image Sensor streams with Research Mode
CCIX Consortium Base Specification 1.0 Allows Companies to Deliver CCIX Production Devices
YouTube Music and YouTube Premium Launch in More Countries
HPE Says Astra is The World's largest Arm-based Supercomputer
Garmin fēnix 5 Plus GPS Sportswatch Adds Maps, Music, Garmin Pay and Wrist-based Pulse Ox
Google Uses Deep Learning to Predict When a Patient Will Die
Volvo Penta Unveils Self-docking Yacht Technology
iOS 12 Will Automatically Share Your Location with The Police
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > STC.UNM...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, June 25, 2010
STC.UNM Requests ITC Commence an Investigation into TSMC and Samsung?s Infringement of a University of New Mexico Invention


STC.UNM (STC), the technology-transfer arm of the University of New Mexico (UNM), is charging Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) and Samsung Electronics Company Limited with patent infringement of a University of New Mexico invention.

The invention significantly improves the capability of semiconductor manufacturers to fabricate next generation chips, STC claims.

STC, a non-profit corporation that is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of New Mexico Regents, filed a complaint today requesting that the United States International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. commence an investigation into TSMC?s and Samsung?s importation of infringing products that constitute unfair methods of competition and unfair acts under the patent laws.

The STC patent pertains to lithographic methods that allow for the manufacture of smaller features in semiconductor devices. As critical dimensions within chips become smaller and smaller, in accordance with Moore?s Law, the patented technology has risen as a key solution to fabricate the next generation of devices.

According to Lisa Kuuttila, STC?s President & CEO, STC contacted the proposed respondents in 2007 with regards to the patented technology: "While STC remains reluctant to use the courts and administrative agencies to enforce our patent rights, we have no other recourse given our duty to protect the intellectual property of our inventors and the University."

STC is asking the Commission to issue an exclusion order which will prevent TSMC and Samsung from importing the infringing products into the United States.

Last year, STC filed a complaint against Toshiba Corporation, which STC dismissed once Toshiba became a licensee under the STC patents. Like the Toshiba litigation, STC filed this complaint to ensure that the interests of the University of New Mexico and its inventors are protected. Once again, STC's complaint identifies TSMC and Samsung as infringing STC's United States Patent No. 6,042,998, entitled "Method and Apparatus for Extending Spatial Frequencies in Photolithography Images."


Previous
Next
Pioneer Launches Elite A/V 3D-ready Receivers        All News        Patriot Announces Their Sector 7 Edition DDR3 Memory
ICANN Approves Chinese Internationalized Domain Names, .XXX Domain Application     General Computing News      Twitter to Establish Independently Audited Information Security Program After FTC's Order

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Lost FinFET Patent Case, Ordered to Pay $400 Million
New Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 Gets New Processors and Cameras
Samsung Launches Fund to Invest in AI Startups
Analysts Talks About Samsung's Upcoming Foldable Galaxy Smartphone
Samsung Begins Production of 16Gb, 64GB DDR4 RDIMM For Servers
Samsung and LG Eye Expansions into the Car Display Market
New Galaxy J3 and J7 Provide Features at an Affordable Price
Samsung Launches the MicroLED 'The Wall' Display at InfoComm 2018
Samsung's MicroLED TVs Coming in Q3
Samsung Introduces Faster, 10nm-Class 32GB DDR4 SoDIMMs For Gaming Laptops
Smartphone Sales Returned to Growth in First Quarter, Samsung Maintains No.1 Position
Samsung Should Pay Apple $539 million in Patent Retrial

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .