The litigations arose after Intel refused to negotiate a commercially reasonable license agreement with AmberWave. "Intel has made a decision to use AmberWave's patent-protected technology without a license," noted AmberWave CEO Richard Faubert. "We have no choice but to protect against this unauthorized use," added Faubert.
AmberWave Systems Corporation ( http://www.amberwave.com) leads the semiconductor industry in developing and licensing intellectual property critical to the technology for manufacturing strained silicon and other advanced semiconductor materials and semiconductor devices. The Company's strained silicon technology incorporates more than 10 years of research from MIT, AT&T Bell Labs, and ongoing research at its own facilities in the next generation of semiconductor materials, including in the area of III-V compounds. AmberWave complements its underlying intellectual property portfolio by providing a range of technical support services that enable IP licensees to rapidly convert the licensed technology to manufacturing processes. AmberWave, headquartered in Salem, NH, was named by Red Herring as one of the Top 100 Private Companies in North America for 2005. AmberWave, headquartered in Salem, NH, has raised over $66 million to date and was recently named one of the Red Herring Top 100 Private Companies in North America.
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