Samsung Electronics Co., one of the world's largest manufacturers of the "flash memory" chips essential to countless common electronic devices, was sued on Monday by a U.S. company alleging that Samsung has built sales of at least $7 billion yearly based on infringed patents. Silicon Valley-based Spansion Inc. filed suits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and in the International Trade Commission, claiming that Samsung has infringed 10 Spansion patents.
Samsung Sued Over Flash Memory Technology
The National Law Journal
November 18, 2008