Taiwan court finds Gudeng Precision infringes Entegris' reticle pod patent
Entegris received an oral judgement on March 22, from the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court finding that Gudeng Precision Industrial infringes Entegris' Taiwan Patent No. I-317967. The judgement against Gudeng awarded Entegris $32.6M in damages and includes an order that Gudeng recall and destroy its infringing products. Importantly, the presiding judge stated that Gudeng shall not directly or indirectly manufacture, offer for sale, sell, use, or import the infringing Reticle SMIF Pod and other products that will infringe Entegris' rights of R.O.C. Invention Patent No. I 317967. Additionally, the judge instructed that Gudeng may recall and destroy infringing reticle pods.