HSINCHU, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Taiwan Intellectual Property and Commercial Court today announced its decision against UMC and other defendants in the Trade Secrets Act violation case. UMC appreciates the fairness of the decision and its factual basis. UMC hopes that the prosecution will respect the decision of the Intellectual Property and Trade Tribunal and the global settlement reached between UMC and Micron Technology, Inc. in November 2021, so that the case can be concluded.
UMC is a leading global semiconductor foundry company specializing in the manufacture of logic and specialty products for all major sectors of the electronics industry. UMC continues to implement and optimize its trade secret protection policy and procedures while providing high quality products and services to its customers. UMC is fully committed to developing its foundry business in order to compete in the global semiconductor market and make a positive contribution to Taiwan’s technological and economic development.
UMC (NYSE: UMC, TWSE: 2303) is a world leader in semiconductor foundry. The company provides high quality integrated circuit manufacturing services, focusing on logic and various specialized technologies to serve all major sectors of the electronics industry. UMC’s comprehensive IC processing technologies and manufacturing solutions include mixed logic/signal, embedded high voltage, embedded non-volatile memory, RFSOI and BCD, etc. Taiwan, with others throughout Asia. UMC has a total of 12 factories in production with a combined capacity of nearly 800,000 wafers per month (8-inch equivalent), all of which are certified to the IATF-16949 automotive quality standard. UMC is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, along with local offices in the United States, Europe, China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore, with a global total of 19,500 employees. For more information, please visit: http://www.umc.com.
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