Anritsu Co. announces the appointment of Dr. Alexander Chenakin as director of R&D for the Anritsu Microwave Measurement Division (MMD). A renowned expert in the test and measurement industry who holds multiple patents and has earned numerous awards, Dr. Chenakin will oversee the Anritsu R&D team responsible for developing the company’s next-generation synthesized source product line.
OEwaves Inc., a leader in innovative microwave photonic products and solutions, announced that it has been ranked among the top 20 in the world on the 2013 Semiconductor Manufacturing Patent Power Ranking by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Soitec (Euronext) and SunEdison Inc. announced that they have entered into a patent cross-license agreement relating to silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer products. The agreement provides each company with access to the other’s patent portfolio for SOI technologies and ends all outstanding legal disputes between the companies.
Nujira Ltd., the world leader in Envelope Tracking (ET) technology, has celebrated the opening of the 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona by announcing that it has passed the 200 patent mark. Nujira has the most extensive ET IPR portfolio in the industry and this latest milestone demonstrates Nujira’s continuing innovation in developing ET for use in modern digital communications.
Isola USA Corp. (Isola USA) and Taiwan Union Technology Corp. (TUC) jointly announced that the parties have settled the patent infringement dispute pending in the United States International Trade Commission (USITC).
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (Peregrine), a leading provider of high-performance radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs) announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has launched an investigation into whether RF Micro Devices Inc. (RFMD) products infringe certain Peregrine patents relating to RF ICs and switch technology. The action and investigation further include Motorola Mobility Inc. and HTC Corp. (HTC), whose products incorporate the alleged infringing RF ICs.