GlobalFoundries sues TSMC, looks to ban US imports for Apple and Nvidia chips

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GlobalFoundries (GF) has filed patent lawsuits against Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world, alleging that TSMC’s processors infringe on GlobalFoundries’ patents held in the US and Germany, via Tom’s Hardware. As part of the lawsuit, GlobalFoundries is looking to block imports of processors it says rely on those patents to be produced — which would include all of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, every Google Pixel smartphone, every Nvidia GPU, and more.

While the legal battle is in its early stages, if courts rule in favor of GlobalFoundries, it could have a massive impact on the consumer technology business: along with Apple, Google, and Nvidia, GF also calls out companies…

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