The U.S. International Trade Commission said it has instituted an investigation based on a patent-infringement complaint closely held Neodron filed against
- Dublin-based Neodron claims STM,
CypressSemiconductor and Renesasinfringe at least one of four patents related to touch-sensing technology that were originally owned by Microchip and Atmel
- Neodron is seeking to block imports of microcontrollers made by the companies in China, India and Japan
- Cypress has
askedthe agency to resolve the case as part of a 100-day program, saying Neodron doesn’t make any products and is backed by hedge-fund ...