OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada – September 2, 2004 - MOSAID Technologies Incorporated (TSX:MSD) today announced that Magistrate Judge Hedges has ordered Samsung pay to MOSAID a total of USD $566,839.97 in fees and costs related to MOSAID's successful sanctions motion against Samsung. The Court also prescribed the text of the adverse jury instruction that the jury will receive in the trial of the case relating to Samsung's failure to produce emails in the case.
A copy of the Court's Order and Opinion, together with MOSAID's Motion, is available at http://www.mosaid.com/corporate/investor-relations/litigation-samsung.php
The sanctions granted today are in addition to the order granted by Judge Hedges on July 8, 2004 imposing two other sanctions requested by MOSAID against Samsung: an order that proof of infringement by MOSAID of certain representative Samsung parts of MOSAID's choosing will determine infringement of all Samsung parts; and an order that Samsung is precluded from challenging MOSAID's expert evidence as to the operation of Samsung parts, to the extent that such challenges rest on any assumptions made in performing analysis on representative parts.
MOSAID Technologies Incorporated is an independent semiconductor company operating through two divisions:
- Intellectual Property – a developer and licensor of memory intellectual property.
- Systems – the leading supplier of engineering memory test and analysis systems to memory manufacturers, foundries and fabless chip companies around the world.
Founded in 1975, MOSAID is based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with offices in Santa Clara, California; Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K; and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit the Company’s web site at www.mosaid.com.
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