A Texas-based company, Katana Silicon Technologies, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas against Samsung and three of its subsidiaries, Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Semiconductor and Samsung Austin Semiconductor alleging infringement of two of its patents.
Katana who is an affiliate of Longhorn IP, a non-practicing entity which pride itself as an IP management and patent portfolio licencing company accused Samsung and its subsidiaries for infringing two of its patent with more than 20 claims.
Katana claims that her patents with U.S. numbers 6,291,861 and 6,677,212 relate to the design and process of fabricating semiconductor devices has been infringed by Samsung to create processor chips used in its Galaxy mobile phones and Galaxy tablets.
Katana further alleges that Samsung manufactures and sells infringing semiconductor products to third parties apart from the technology used in its devices that infringed on Katana patents.
Katana alleges that Samsung’s infringement was willful and deliberate and has caused lots of damages.
Katana asked the court for a declaration of infringement as well as damages. It also asked the court for a payment of ongoing royalties for any continued infringement.
Katana Silicon Technologies LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD et al
|Texas Western District Court|
|Judge:||Alan D Albright|
|Nature of Suit||Patent|
|Case Filed:||May 31, 2019|