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Taiwan's MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns the iPhone's use of their suspension microstructure technology.

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MemSmart's formal complaint before the court states that their patent 7,829,364 ("the '364 Patent") entitled "Method Of Fabricating A Suspension Microstructure" that is for a method for fabricating a micro-electro-mechanical structure and more particularly to a suspension microstructure and its fabrication method which effectively avoids improper corrosion and exposure, and reduces cost has been infringed upon by Apple.


MemSmart further states that "On information and belief, examples of Apple products that infringe the '364 Patent include, but are not limited to, all Apple products that have a suspension microstructure, including the Apple iPhone 4."


The patent infringement case presented in today's report was filed in the Texas Eastern District Court. At present, no Judge has been assigned to the case. MemSmart is requesting a trial by jury.


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