Microtune Gets Injunction vs. Broadcom

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Microtune Inc. said the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
issued a preliminary injunction barring Broadcom Corp. from selling or importing
its "BCM3415" silicon tuner into the United States, as well as certain
reference-design boards.

The chip set is used in some Broadcom modems.

The two vendors have been involved in a bitter legal fight over patent
issues. The court found in favor of Microtune's patent suit in a March 20