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Posted: Nov 04, 2010
Camtek Ltd Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Rudolph Technologies Inc.
(Nanowerk News) Camtek Ltd. announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Rudolph Technologies Inc. ("Rudolph").
The patent infringement lawsuit, filed in German Federal court, alleges that Rudolph's edge inspection equipment sold under the "Axi" and "Edge Inspection module E25, 30, 35" trademark infringes Camtek's patent no. DE 101 31 665 B4.
Roy Porat, Camtek's Chief Executive Officer, commented: "Camtek views its IP as a valuable asset allowing it to achieve technological advantage over its competitors, and will vigorously protect its assets against violators to the full extent permitted by the law."
Continued Mr. Porat: "Camtek views its German Semiconductor business with great importance; the German Semiconductor market is an important part of the global market in general and the European market in particular, and, many German Foundries and IDMs have manufacturing facilities in Asia and the US as well."
About Camtek Ltd.
Camtek Ltd provides automated solutions dedicated for enhancing production processes and yield, enabling our customers new technologies in two industries: Semiconductors, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) & IC Substrates.
Camtek addresses the specific needs of these industries with dedicated solutions based on a wide and advanced platform of technologies including intelligent imaging, image processing, ion milling and digital material deposition. Camtek's solutions range from micro-to-nano by applying its technologies to the industry-specific requirements.