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posted in August 2007
Foxconn kick-starts Vietnam investment drive
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8/29/2007   Post a comment
Contract manufacturer Foxconn opened two factories in northern Vietnam, the first phase of a massive investment that executives said would total billions of dollars over the next few years.
Green-card red tape sends valuable engineers packing
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
Disenchanted with life in immigration limbo, San Antonio resident Praveen Arumbakkam is abandoning his American dream and returning to his native India.
Letter to the editor: Concern for foreign engineers is misplaced
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8/28/2007   Post a comment
A reader takes issue with our story on foreign engineers and green-card delays.
Foreign filers stir patent pot
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8/27/2007   Post a comment
U.S. foreign national intellectual property contributions are increasing. Their international patent application filings rose from 7.6 percent in 1998 to 25.6 percent in 2006.
U.S. export official to visit Israel
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8/24/2007   Post a comment
A senior U.S. export official will meet next week in Israel with government officials and industry executives to discuss dual-use techology exports and trade issues.
Singapore will host Sony's new lithium-ion battery plant
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8/16/2007   Post a comment
Sony Corp. said it will invest $97 million in a new lithium-ion polymer battery plant in Singapore, the company's first such venture in Southeast Asia.
Intel readies Vietnam facility for fall 2009 launch
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8/9/2007   Post a comment
The Intel executive overseeing the company's manufacturing operations in Vietnam says its planned $1 billion facility is on track to begin production in 2009.
WEEE challenges ahead as producers go to court
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
WEEE legal action has been quiet since the incident in 2005 involving the Irish authorities fining retailer Boots Pharmacy for not displaying recycling costs added to the product price. But producers have been challenging authorities in the courts in at least two member states, Germany and the Netherlands.
Qualcomm set to appeal against ITC ruling
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8/7/2007   Post a comment
Qualcomm Inc. intends to appeal against the Bush administration's decision not to overturn a ruling by the International Trade Commission to ban on imports into the U.S. some 3G handsets.
Bush veto would harm U.S. stance on IP, warns Broadcom
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8/3/2007   Post a comment
America's strong enforcement of its intellectual property (IP) rights is set to get a major jolt next week when the U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab declares on whether to allow or reject the International Trade Commission's ban on the import of 3G phones using Qualcomm Inc's chips that Broadcom Corp. claims infringes it patents.
Intel rubbishes AMD consultants' antitrust claims
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8/2/2007   Post a comment
A study on behalf of AMD in its long running antitrust dispute against Intel suggests the latter extracted monopoly profits from microprocessor sales of more than $60 billion in the decade between 1996 to 2006.


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