Intel was the first round in patent dispute with X2Y Attenuators can decide for themselves. As Bloomberg reported, a judge of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission International Trade Commission (ITC) has determined that the chip giant will not infringe patents of the company. The action is brought against Apple and Hewlett-Packard that use both processors from Intel.
The funds provided by X2Y three rights describe techniques to overcome electromagnetic interference, which may damage electronic equipment. The company, which develops products to improve the performance of circuits licensed its intellectual property, among others, Samsung .
The judgment ( PDF ) by Judge David Shaw According to two of the three patents are invalid X2Y. However, this is only a preliminary decision. They must be confirmed by a six-person board of ITC. Its investigation, the Authority intends to 15 April 2013 to complete.
“X2Y remains confident that the ITC will protect regardless of the size of the true inventor, inventions, and we will continue our intellectual property violations defend,” Bloomberg quoted from an e-mail to a spokeswoman from X2Y. Intel spokesman Chuck Mulloy was pleased with the verdict. His company will continue to defend itself against the pending before a district court in Pennsylvania civil action by X2Y to be negotiated only after the conclusion of the ITC proceedings.
The appeal is directed against by X2Y manufacturing and test facilities that Intel operates in Costa Rica, Malaysia, China and the Philippines. “X2Y Intel has already raised more than ten years and outlines how X2Ys technology would improve Intel’s products,” according to the company’s website. “But Intel has not purchased a license, and it looks as if it had used X2Ys technology anyway.”
The ITC had recently tightened its rules on competition to prevent complaints of patent owners who pursue any own business. According to Judge Shaw X2Y met, the requirements, so it falls under the protection of the authorities, it said in the report.