Semiconductor Ideas to the Market (ItoM) BV

Semiconductor Ideas to the Market (ItoM) BV

July 25, 2012 09:01 ET

ItoM Successfully Concludes Patent Litigation With Qualcomm, Broadcom, and Others

EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - July 25, 2012) - Semiconductor Ideas to the Market (ItoM) B.V. announced today that it has dismissed, with prejudice, several companies, including Qualcomm and Broadcom, from its patent infringement lawsuit currently pending in the Eastern District of Texas. The lawsuit alleges that many companies in the mobile telecommunications space have infringed two of ItoM's patents covering its proprietary transceiver technology.

"We are extremely gratified that we were able to resolve our dispute with the dismissed parties," commented Peter Langendam, ItoM's CEO. "ItoM has a broad array of intellectual property rights covering its many innovations in transceiver systems, and we will continue to ensure that we are fairly compensated for the use of our technology," Dr. Langendam concluded.

ItoM is represented by Houston-based Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson LLP, a law firm that specializes in patent litigation and enforcement, as well as ItoM's Ottawa, Canada based licensing services company, Pachira IP Inc.


ItoM is an applied research lab that develops chip solutions for a wide range of mobile devices. ItoM owns a broad portfolio of patents protecting its breakthrough designs for the mobile communications and portable multimedia markets, specifically designs that are very compact, versatile, and low power. ItoM's business model is based on licensing its intellectual property rights, in particular with respect to its proprietary IC building blocks and designs based on them. Information about ItoM is available at

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