Tel Aviv U. Sues Acacia for Patent Royalties on Datacenter Tech

Feb. 26, 2021, 10:23 PM

Tel Aviv University’s business arm, Ramot, said Acacia’s coherent optical transceiver modules, a core part of fiber-optical communication devices used in cloud datacenter networks, and certain of their components infringe two of its patents for the technology.

  • Tel Aviv University is seeking cash compensation of at least a reasonable royalty and a “mandatory future royalty payable on each and every future sale” of products found to infringe the patents, according to complaint filed Friday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Lawsuit also targets components of the modules, such as Digital Signal Processing application-specific integrated circuits and Silicon...

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