LONDON – German chip company Infineon Technologies AG and its subsidiary Infineon Technologies North America Corp. have filed a lawsuit against Atmel Corp. alleging infringement against 11 patents.
Infineon (Munich, Germany) alleges that Atmel (San Jose, Calif.) infringes with its AVR, Xmega and MaxTouch microcontrollers and related products used in automotive, industrial, and touch screen applications. Infineon did not provide the numbers of the patents cited or the detailed nature of the technologies protected by those patents.
The suit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and Infineon is seeking damages and permanent injunction against infringement of 11 of its U.S. patents while seeking a declaratory judgment of invalidity of three U.S. patents owned by Atmel.
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