Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday October 07, 2014

ITC Opens Investigation Into Samsung Product Infringement of NVIDIA GPU Patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted today to investigate whether certain Samsung products should be blocked from entering the country because they infringe GPU patents owned by NVIDIA. The decision follows a complaint filed last month in the ITC by NVIDIA. NVIDIA has also filed a lawsuit in the Delaware District Court seeking damages for infringement.

The products at issue include the Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 mobile phones; and the Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab 2 computer tablets. Most of these devices incorporate Qualcomm mobile processors -- including the Snapdragon S4, 400, 600, 800, 801 and 805. Others are powered by Samsung's own Exynos mobile processors.