Lexar Wins In Court Against Toshiba - Shares Double

Posted: Mar 24 2005, 11:39am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:38pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Lexar wins in Court against Toshiba - Shares Double
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In a Trial Toshiba was found liable of breach of fiduciary duty and theft of trade secrets and awarded Lexar over $380 million in damages.

The law-suit is about trade-secrets aroudn NAND flash memory technology. Based on the jury's verdict and findings, Lexar intends to ask the Court for an injunction that bars the sale of Toshiba's products in the United States. Lexar says it will ask that the injunction include products that have been found to incorporate Lexar's trade secrets, including Toshiba's large and small block NAND flash chips, its CompactFlash, Secure Digital and xD Picture Card products.

Update: 03/26/05:
Damage payment increased to $465.4 mio. and Toshiba fights verdict. More on EETimes.

More details in Lexar press-release. (Thanks Ken).

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