Fairchild Semiconductor and Infineon Reach Patent Settlement, Cross-License

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 28, 2009 — Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance products to drive energy-efficiency, announced it has settled patent lawsuits with Infineon Technologies. The company also announced it had entered into a broad cross-license with Infineon related to semiconductor technology, the terms and conditions of which were not disclosed.

The two companies filed patent infringement lawsuits against each other in Maine and Delaware courts in November, 2008.

Fairchild said it will record a $6 million charge in the fourth quarter related to the settlement and cross-license.

About Fairchild Semiconductor:

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) is a global leader delivering energy-efficient power analog and power discrete solutions. Fairchild is The Power Franchise®, providing leading-edge silicon and packaging technologies, manufacturing strength and system expertise for consumer, communications, industrial, portable, computing and automotive systems. An application-driven, solution-based semiconductor supplier, Fairchild provides online design tools and design centers worldwide as part of its comprehensive Global Power ResourceSM. Please contact us on the web at www.fairchildsemi.com.

Follow us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/fairchildSemi
View product and company videos, listen to podcasts and comment on our blog @ http://www.fairchildsemi.com/engineeringconnections
Visit us on facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/FairchildSemiconductor



Contact:

Fairchild Semiconductor:
Patti Olson, 800-341-0392 X 8728
Corporate Communications
Email Contact
or
Agency Contact:
Topaz Partners
Paul R. Hughes, 1-781-404-2416
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Aldec

Featured Video
Jobs
Senior Electrical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Upcoming Events
Methodics User Group Meeting at Maxim Integrated 160 Rio Robles San Jose CA - Jun 5 - 6, 2018
2018 FLEX Korea at Room 402/ 403, COEX Seoul Korea (South) - Jun 20 - 21, 2018
IEEE 5G World FOrum at 5101 Great America Parkway Santa Clara CA - Jul 9 - 11, 2018
SEMICON West 2018 at Moscone Center North, Room 24-25, 730 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA San Francisco CA - Jul 11 - 12, 2018
DownStream: Solutions for Post Processing PCB Designs
TrueCircuits: IoTPLL
DAC2018



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise