Issued Date: 2019/9/19
Issued By: iST
Regarding the press release by Phoenix Silicon International Corporation (“Psi”) on Sep. 17, alleging that Integrated Service Technology (“iST”) has infringed its patent rights, iST has received the civil complaint sent by the Intellectual Property Court today (Sep. 19) claiming that iST has infringed the R.O.C. Invention patent no. I588880, which is owned by Psi, and seeking NT $100 million in compensation.
iST has immediately commissioned lawyers and relevant experts to conduct preliminary research and evaluation after learning the complaint against iST. The complaint and related evidence will be studied and evaluated as soon as possible, and iST will try its best to request the Intellectual Property Court to throw out Psi’s lawsuit to protect the legitimate rights and interests of iST.
Adhere to the confidence of technical excellence and the unswerving commitment to the customers,
iST will do everything possible to protect its intellectual properties independently researched and developed by itself, and a clarification and rebuttal will be provided against Psi’s unreasonable charges that trying to affect the market.
The yield rate of iST’s backend wafer process factory (Science Park Building 2) has reached to 99.7% stably for several months with chances to reach to 99.8% by this year. As of press time, all customers of iST and ongoing shipments are not affected by this issue, as well there is no significant impact on the financial and business of iST, and relevant operations are carried out normally.
About Integrated Service Technology
Founded in 1994, iST began its business from IC circuit debugging and modification and gradually expanded its scope of operations, including Failure Analysis, Reliability Verification, Material Analysis, Automotive Electronic Verification Platforms and Signal Integrity Testing Services. iST has offered full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry, its customers cover the whole spectrum of the electronics industry from IC design to end products.
In response to iST’s mission of providing integrated solutions to customers, iST not only focuses on its core laboratory services but also enters the mass production services of wafer backend process. http://www.istgroup.com