Electronic Engineering Times (01921541). 8/2/2004, Issue 1332, p1-16. 3p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Chart.
ACTIONS & defenses (Law), PATENT suits, and ELECTRONIC industries
Reports that Amr Mohsen, founder and former CEO of Aptix Corp., was charged with attempting to intimidate witnesses and to have a federal judge killed. Jailing of Mohsen as a flight risk from perjury charges; History of the legal dispute between Aptix and Mentor Graphics Corp.; Fight over logic emulation patents; Bankrupt Aptix's provision of rapid-prototyping systems.
Electronic Engineering Times (01921541). 04/30/2001, Issue 1164, p1. 2p.
Unveils the platform tools designed by electronic design automation vendors in the United States. Efforts of rival firms Simplicity and Mentor Graphics to become leaders of in programmable-platform market; Information on the Platform Express, a virtual prototyping tool to be launched by Mentor Graphics Corp.
PATENT infringement, ELECTRONIC industries, and ACTIONS & defenses (Administrative law)
Reports on the patent disputes caused by hardware prototyping and emulation in the electronic circuit design automation industry. Estimated value of the electronic system-level test and verification market; Lawsuit filed by Mentor Graphics Corp. against Quickturn; Vendors introducing their emulation systems.