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Company Overview of Powerchip Technology Corp.

Company Overview

Powerchip Technology Corporation manufactures and sells memory products and provides foundry services in Taiwan. The company offers memory products, such as DDR III, DDR II, DDR, and SDRAM products; and NAND flash chips for applications in portable media players, cell phones, and solid-state drives. It also provides foundry services; HV driver IC foundry services; and CMOS image sensor foundry services. The company was formerly known as Powerchip Semiconductor Corp. and changed its name to Powerchip Technology Corporation in June 2010. Powerchip Technology Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Hsinchu Science Park

No. 12, Li-Hsin 1st Road



Founded in 1994


886 3 579 5000


886 3 578 8565

Key Executives for Powerchip Technology Corp.

Age: 60
Age: 60
Vice President of Financial Accounting
Vice President of Operation
Deputy General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Powerchip Technology Corp. Key Developments

Toshiba Corporation Files a Suit Against Powerchip Technology Corporation, Powerflash Technology Corporation, Zentel Electronics Corporation, and C.T.C. Co., Ltd

Toshiba Corporation announced that it has filed a suit in the Intellectual Property Court in Taiwan against Taiwan's Powerchip Technology Corporation and three companies, Powerflash Technology Corporation, Zentel Electronics Corporation, and C.T.C. Co. Ltd., together, for infringement of Toshiba's Taiwan patents for NAND flash memory Nos. 154717 and I238412. Toshiba is asking the court to enjoin the manufacture and sale of infringing NAND flash memory products, including part No. A5U2GA31BTS-BC, etc., and for compensation for damages. Powerchip Technology and three other companies offer NAND flash memories without a license to use technologies covered by Toshiba patents. Toshiba has issued notices to Powerchip Technology, all of which have been ignored, leaving no recourse other than legal action. Toshiba invented NAND flash memory in 1987 and has subsequently directed resources to maintaining technology leadership. The company has also supported NAND flash memory market development. Toshiba will protect its investment and respond resolutely to unauthorized use of its patented technology, in order to maintain the advanced technical competence that is the source of its competitive strength.

Advanced Data Access LLC Enters into License Agreement with Powerchip Technology Corp

Acacia Research Corporation announced that its Advanced Data Access LLC subsidiary has entered into a license agreement with Powerchip Technology Corp.

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