OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada – July 26, 2006 - MOSAID Technologies Incorporated (TSX: MSD) today announced that it has initiated litigation in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, against Micron Technology, Inc., Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation and ProMOS Technologies for infringement of nine of its United States patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 6,657,919, 6,992,950, 5,751,643, 5,822,253, 6,278,640, 6,603,703, 7,038,937, 5,828,620 and 6,980,448.
In its complaint, MOSAID alleges that Micron, Powerchip and ProMOS have infringed and are infringing MOSAID's patents by making, using, importing, offering for sale and/or selling their respective products in the United States..
MOSAID is represented by Howrey, LLP, a top U.S. firm specializing in patent litigation, with local counsel provided by three of Texas' premier law firms, Brown McCarroll LLP, Jones and Jones, Inc., P.C. and Ireland, Carroll & Kelley, P.C.
MOSAID Technologies Incorporated makes semiconductors better through the development and licensing of intellectual property and the supply of memory test and analysis systems. MOSAID counts many of the world's largest semiconductor companies among its customers. Founded in 1975, MOSAID is based in Ottawa, Ontario, with offices in Santa Clara, California, Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K, and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit www.mosaid.com.