We are extremely pleased with the Commission's final determination and have been vindicated in our original January 2004 position that there is no merit in Amkor's claims
Ipoh, Malaysia (Vocus) July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010-Carsem, a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it was determined by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that Carsem has not violated section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. & 1377, in the on-going patent litigation with Amkor Technology regarding ITC’s Investigation No. 337-TA-501
The long awaited Commission’s final determination, issued July 20, 2010, found that Amkor’s patents are invalid and not infringed and that Carsem has not violated the Tariff Act by importing their MLP products.
Peter Yates, Carsem's Group Managing Director, stated, "We are extremely pleased with the Commission’s final determination and have been vindicated in our original January 2004 position that there is no merit in Amkor’s claims”.
Carsem is a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, and offers one of the widest ranges of package & test portfolios in the world. To meet the growing demands of the telecommunications and wireless markets for smaller, faster, thermally-efficient devices, Carsem's portfolio includes several advanced technologies, such as the Micro Leadframe Package (MLP), Flip Chip On Leadframe (FCOL), and a SiP (System-in-Package) capability. Carsem also offers a full range of turnkey test services for RF, mixed-signal, linear, digital and power devices. Our factories maintain world-class quality standards having achieved SAC Level 1, ISO-9001, ISO-14001, QS-9000, TS16949 certifications, and are supported with a global network of sales and engineering support offices. Carsem is a member of the Hong Leong Group with factories located in Ipoh, Malaysia, Suzhou, China and sales offices across the USA, the UK and Taiwan. Carsem, Inc. sales headquarters is located at 269 Mt. Hermon Road, Suite 104, Scotts Valley, CA 95066, phone (831) 438-6861, fax (831) 438-6863, web site: http://www.carsem.com.