Infineon settles patent infringement row with Atmel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German chipmaker Infineon said it has settled a patent infringement claim against Atmel , ending a legal dispute that has been ongoing for more than two years. As part of the settlement, Atmel will pay Infineon an undisclosed sum, Infineon sad in a statement on Friday. Infineon initiated proceedings against Atmel in April 2011, filing a complaint against the company in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The patents in the suit and countersuit are related to microcontrollers. (Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Christoph Steitz)

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