The Tokyo District Court ruled in favor of Toshiba in the Japanese electronics maker’s patent infringement suit against the Japanese unit of South Korea’s Hynix Semiconductor over its flash memory-related patents. The court ordered Hynix Semiconductor Japan to discontinue the sale of products in violation and pay 7.8 million yen ($67,000) in damages.
In November 2004, Toshiba filed a lawsuit against Hynix Semiconductor Japan, seeking 290 million yen in damages for violation of its flash memory patents and an injunction against the sale of offending products. Toshiba also lodged a lawsuit against Hynix Semiconductor in the US and brought a complaint to the US International Trade Commission. Continue>>