Amkor to pay $155M to Tessera in litigation settlement Tessera Technologies (TSRA) subsidiary Tessera, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Amkor Technology (AMKR) to settle all pending litigation between Amkor and Tessera, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Amkor will pay Tessera a total of $155M, comprised of sixteen equal quarterly recurring payments commencing in Q1 and continuing through 4Q18. This settlement includes the resolution of the previously awarded judgment of $128.3M plus interest, as well as additional amounts related to the settlement of other proceedings. Subsequent to this agreement, Tessera is raising its 2015 recurring revenue guidance from $195M to $235M. The parties have agreed to a mutual release and dismissal of all claims relating to their pending litigation and arbitration proceedings. The settlement agreement also provides that Tessera and Amkor will look for opportunities to engage in potential technology collaboration. Amkor expects to record an after-tax charge to earnings in Q4 for most of the total settlement amount.