O’Melveny Secures Injunction for Mentor Graphics Corp. Related to Emulation TechnologyMarch 12, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Colleen B. McGushin
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
SAN FRANCISCO ─ MARCH 12, 2015 ─ O’Melveny & Myers LLP has secured a permanent injunction for client Mentor Graphics Corp. in a patent suit in the US District Court for the District of Oregon. According to the injunction, Synopsys, Inc. and others cannot make, use, sell, offer to sell, license, or lease in the United States any emulators or software that incorporate Mentor Graphics’ patented emulation technology covered by U.S. Patent No. 6,240,376.
The O’Melveny team was led by partners George Riley, Mark Miller, and Geoff Yost, and counsel Anne Huffsmith.
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The following press release was issued by Mentor Graphics:
Mentor Graphics Wins Injunction In Patent Suit With Synopsys
WILSONVILLE, Ore., March 12, 2015—Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT), today announced that an Oregon Federal District Court has issued an injunction in favor of Mentor Graphics. The injunction prohibits Synopsys, Inc. from making, using, selling, offering to sell, licensing or leasing in the United States any emulators or software that incorporate Mentor Graphics’ patented emulation technology covered by U.S. Patent No. 6,240,376.
The injunction also prohibits Synopsys from importing into the United States any emulators that incorporate Mentor’s patented technology, and from selling or leasing infringing emulators outside of the United States for use by persons inside the United States. In addition, the court confirmed the prior award to Mentor of more than $36 million dollars for lost profits resulting from past infringement by Synopsys.
(Mentor Graphics and Mentor are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)
About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year in excess of $1.15 billion. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.
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