Court Finds Samsung Materially Breached Contract
IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 25, 2021 / Netlist, Inc. (OTCQB:NLST) announced that the Federal District Court for the Central District of California (the Court) has granted summary judgements in favor of Netlist and against Samsung for material breach of various obligations under the Joint Development and License Agreement (JDLA), which the parties executed in November 2015. A summary judgment is a final determination rendered by the judge and has the same force and effect as a final ruling after a jury trial in litigation. The Court also held that Netlist properly terminated the JDLA and confirmed that Samsung no longer has a valid license to Netlist's patent portfolio. The jury is left to decide on direct damages related to the breach of contract during the trial set to commence on November 30, 2021 in the Central District of California.
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