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Apple, Amazon Named in ITC Case Over Former Microchip Patents

Feb. 18, 2020, 4:08 PM

Closely held Neodron filed a patent-infringement complaint seeking to block imports of touch-controlled mobile devices by Apple, Samsung, Amazon, Asustek, LG, Microsoft, Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility and Sony.

  • Neodron claims smartphones, tablets and other devices made by the companies infringe four patents, according to complaint filed Friday with U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington
  • Neodron relies on licenses it has with Microchip as basis for its argument that it fulfills the ITC requirement of a domestic industry
    • NOTE: Microchip is the former owner of the patents, according to data compiled by Bloomberg Law
  • Complaint, and related civil ...