Samsung drops all claims, obviously

As our many fans and followers know, in November 2014, Samsung Electronics and Samsung America filed a lawsuit against Velocity Micro and our video card supplier, Nvidia, in Federal District court in Richmond, Virginia, accusing us of eight patent infringements. At the time, I pointed out that this was just a sleazy attempt to have their fight with Nvidia heard in Richmond courts because they thought they could get a faster trial here than anyplace else in America. Richmond’s Federal District Court is nicknamed “The Rocket Docket” for good reason – cases go to trial quicker here than any other…

A message from our CEO – Velocity Micro responds to Samsung’s lawsuit

Velocity Micro has been served a lawsuit which was filed last week in Federal District Court here in Richmond, Virginia by Samsung Electronics Co., alleging that we violate eight of their patents. Additionally, Samsung also filed suit against Nvidia Corporation, apparently as a counter to lawsuits by Nvidia against Samsung and Qualcomm for patent infringement currently before the International Trade Commission and in Delaware District Court. We have never been contacted by Samsung about these claims, and are caught off guard by the lawsuit, which seems completely out of the blue. We know nothing about the previous issues between Samsung and Nvidia, and we…