"The USPTO ruling reinforces our assertion that Sidense infringes Kilopass' fundamental ownership of the 1T anti-fuse technology and simplifies Kilopass' case against Sidense," says Lee Cleveland, vice president of engineering at Kilopass. "As for the two other patents, we are confident our follow-up response will result in all claims being reinstated."
The timeliness of the USPTO decision is critical to accelerate Kilopass' patent lawsuit against Sidense by removing another delaying tactic. In the fall of 2010, Sidense requested a stay of the case pending USPTO ruling, its fourth attempted delay. Now with the ruling, Kilopass looks forward to the actual proceeding of the litigation and the eventual enforcement of its IP rights.
Kilopass Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of embedded NVM intellectual property, leverages standard logic CMOS processes to deliver one-time programmable (OTP) memory. With 58 patents granted or pending and more than 800,000 wafers shipped from a dozen foundries and Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDM), Kilopass has more than 100 customers in applications ranging from storage of firmware and security codes to calibration data and other application-critical information. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit www.kilopass.com or email Email Contact.
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