On November 11, 2022, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) decided that Rapidus Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Rapidus”) will be selected for the R&D project to establish a manufacturing infrastructure for next-generation semiconductors (“(2) Development of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology” in the “Post-5G Information and Communication System Infrastructure Enhancement R&D Project”).
Focusing on electronic component/material manufacturers, each company is focusing on the development of materials/technologies for ultra-low transmission loss of high-frequency circuit boards/printed wiring boards.
Behind that is 5G (fifth generation mobile communication system), which has started commercial services all over the world.
According to the “China Manufacturing 2025” released in China in July 2015, the goal of increasing China’s semiconductor self-sufficiency rate to 70% by 2025 is being pursued through large-scale investment in domestic semiconductor companies and rapid development.
On October 1st, TSMC announced that it had filed multiple patent infringement lawsuits against Globalfoundries in the United States, Germany and Singapore for 25 patent infringements as of September 30, 2019. According to TSMC, 25 patents have been infringed on GF 40nm, 28nm, 22nm and 14nm processes related to FinFET, STI, double patterning, seal ring, […]
Globalfoudries(GF) has issued a fact sheet for the media from GF regarding patent infringement lawsuits against TSMC and its customers. According to this, It has filed a total of 25 lawsuits against 20 companies, including TSMC, using 16 patents from the United States and Germany, which is the biggest lawsuit campaign that has never been […]