In Integrated Discrete Devices, LLC v. Diodes Incorporated, C.A. No. 08-888-GMS (D.Del., May 26, 2010), The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet, Chief Judge, issued the Court’s Markman Order construing seven disputed terms in a patent action.  Of particular note in the Court’s Order is the first footnote which notes that the Court adopted the defendant’s proposed construction of the term "semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type" to mean "bottom semiconductor material of a first conductivity type, upon which layers may be deposited or grown" .  .  .  "as a sanction for the plaintiff’s failure to follow its Markman procedures."  Id. at 1, n.1.

A copy of the Court’s Markman Order is attached.