Represented Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) in defensive patent litigation against Power Management Solutions in the District of Delaware. The asserted patent involved technology for gating power applied to integrated circuits, including microprocessors and graphics processors. Following claim construction, the plaintiff agreed to a final judgment of non-infringement, and the plaintiff appealed the claim construction to the Federal Circuit. The Federal Circuit affirmed the judgment of non-infringement, without opinion, within a week of the appellate oral argument.
Represented Omniplanar, Inc., a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., against Tohken Co., Ltd. in a contractual dispute venued in the District of New Jersey. The dispute centered around royalty payments for the use of Omniplanar’s barcode-scanning software. The parties settled the matter before significant discovery was necessary. Omniplanar, Inc. v. Tohken Co., Ltd., et al., No. 1:11-cv-05671 (JHR/AMD) (D.N.J.)
Represented Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) against Silicon Graphics, Inc. in patent infringement litigation venued in the Western District of Wisconsin. The case involved patents relating to graphics processing technology. On appeal, after AMD sustained two-thirds of its non-infringement victory, the case was remanded by the Federal Circuit on issues relating to five claims of one remaining patent-in-suit. The parties resolved the case shortly before trial. Silicon Graphics, Inc./Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. v. ATI Technologies, Inc. and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., No. 3:06-cv-00611 (BBC) (W.D. Wisc.)
Represented Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) against Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in patent infringement litigation venued in the Northern District of California. The case involved AMD’s assertion of seven patents relating to semiconductor fabrication technology, memory and microprocessor design and architecture, and graphical user interfaces for consumer electronics devices. Samsung asserted six counterclaim patents in related technological areas. After nearly three years of litigation and two rounds of mediation, the parties resolved the matter shortly before trial, at the close of expert discovery and summary judgment briefing. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., et al. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., No. 3:08-cv-00986-SI (N.D. Cal.)