September 22, 2003
What Goes Around Comes Around
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In the category of...


Legal wrangling


It's always better not to discuss the legal carryings on in this industry, but the following recent news release seemed pretty interesting nonetheless:


Nassda Corp. commented on the rulings and orders recently issued in California state court by the discovery referee with respect to its litigation with Synopsys, Inc. Per Nassda's Press Release: “As Nassda reported in January 2003, the discovery referee then issued an order that created certain 'rebuttable presumptions' in favor of Synopsys. In September 2003, the discovery referee also ruled that attorney client privilege does not apply to some of the communications between Nassda and its former counsel regarding the computer media addressed in the first ruling.”


Sang Wang, CEO of Nassda, is quoted in the Press Release: “Nassda believes that it has not withheld any evidence and does not expect these communications to show any wrongdoing or withholding of evidence by Nassda or its former counsel. Synopsys has been ordered by the court to answer questions that address the lack of facts supporting Synopsys' claims. Other motions to compel Synopsys to answer such questions are before the referee. There have been many preliminary rulings in this case, and we expect many more as the current discovery process goes forward. Some of the rulings are favorable to us and others are not. None of these rulings, however, resolves any of the claims made by
Synopsys in
the case and the trial judge or jury will reach their own conclusions based upon the evidence presented at trial. Nassda intends to present evidence at trial to show that it did not take or use Synopsys trade secrets. Nassda's HSIM product is, in fact, superior to Synopsys' products and was developed independently by Nassda's engineers. Over 200 companies and organizations worldwide have adopted Nassda's new-generation nanometer solutions. The difference our customers see in the performance and capabilities of our products is due to our own innovative development. We will continue to focus on innovation and customer support and will not be distracted by anti-competitive legal
maneuvers.”






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