TAG: patents

Expert Advice: Tigers, Tycoons on View at China SatNav

July 1, 2014By

  I attended the China Satellite Navigation Conference in Nanjing in May, the fifth year of CSNC and my third time attending. Tremendous progress was evident this year in terms of BeiDou (BDS) deployment and China’s general openness and willingness to collaborate over those years. I have also seen a slowly growing international presence at the show and expect that... read more

SiRF and CSR to Merge

February 10, 2009By

SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., based in San Jose, California, and CSR plc, formerly Cambridge Silicon Radio, headquartered in of the UK will merge in a stock-for-stock transaction to create a new company, which will automatically assume a leading position in global connectivity and location markets. The companies expect the transaction to close in the second quarter of 2009. read more

ITC Upholds Broadcom Claims, Issues Order Against SiRF

January 16, 2009By

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued an exclusion order against certain SiRF GPS chips and products containing those chips imported into the United States, as well as cease-and-desist orders against SiRF and four specific SiRF customers. read more

ITC to Review SiRF/Broadcom Patent Imbroglio

October 10, 2008By

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has said it will review the determination of one of its administrative law judges that previously found that SiRF Technology infringed on patents held by Broadcom subsidiary Global Locate. read more

ITC Upholds Ruling in SiRF/Broadcom Patent Dispute

August 15, 2008By

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has denied the request of SiRF Technology to review its initial determination that found that Broadcom subsidiary Global Locate Inc. didn't infringe two SiRF GPS patents. read more

SiRF Requests Reexamination of Broadcom Patent Ruling

August 7, 2008By

SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. of San Jose, California, has completed filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office official requests for reexamination of each of the four patents that Broadcom recently asserted against SiRF in the Santa Ana, California, federal district court. read more

SiRF Appeals ITC Ruling on Broadcom Dispute

June 30, 2008By

SiRF Technology has petitioned the International Trade Commission (ITC) to review part of a ruling earlier this month that found that Broadcom did not infringe upon two of its patents as the company alleged. read more

ITC Rules Against SiRF, for Broadcom

June 16, 2008By

Broadcom Corp. says the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) rejected claims by GPS chip maker SiRF Technology, which alleged that Global Locate infringed upon two of its patents. Furthermore, the ITC also found that SiRF's asserted claims on one of the patents at issue were invalid, according to Broadcom. read more