Camtek says starting customer evaluation of next-gen platform Camtek announced that it is starting the customer evaluation of its next generation Semiconductor Inspection and Metrology platform. The company said in a regulatory filing that, "[t]his a major milestone event, rejuvenating Camtek’s semiconductor product line with the latest cutting-edge inspection technologies, designed for the Advanced Packaging market." Shares of Camtek are up 6% in early afternoon trade following the announcement.
Camtek announces final ruling in patent litigation case Camtek (CAMT) reported that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit entered its judgment regarding Camtek's appeal in the patent infringement case of Rudolph Technologies (RTEC) against Camtek regarding the Falcon systems. The Court of Appeals reaffirmed the Minnesota Court's Ruling in Rudolph Technologies' favor, and reinstated the damages originally awarded which total, including interest, approximately $14.6M, as well as the injunction in connection with sales of the Falcon systems in the United States until the expiration of plaintiff's patent. Camtek shall record a reserve for the awarded amount in its financial statements for year 2015.