Axis Systems Responds to IKOS' Patent Infringement Complaint
Sunnyvale, Calif. - February 9, 2001 - Axis Systems, Inc. learned yesterday that it has been sued for patent infringement by IKOS Systems Inc. Axis has not received a copy of the complaint.
"Since we have not seen the complaint," said Mike Tsai, CEO and founder of Axis, "we cannot comment on the patents or allegations at issue. Axis has filed nine patent applications, three of which have already been granted. Our proprietary technology has made Axis an emerging leader in the industry. We will vigorously defend our company in this action."
Axis offers high-performance verification platforms for the hardware and software development of complex electronic system and system-on-a-chip designs. Axis? products help increase confidence in new designs, improve overall verification productivity and shorten time to market. On a single platform and with one design database, Axis? patented ReConfigurable Computing (RCC) technology provides software simulation, accelerated simulation, system emulation and hardware/software co-verification. Axis? verification products go ?way beyond fast? - they not only run fast, but also help customers identify and isolate bugs in a design faster than any other tool on the market. Customers include the world?s leading networking and multimedia companies. To learn more about Axis, visit www.axiscorp.com. ###
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