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Sun reportedly sues Azul over patents

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Sun Microsystems has sued computer maker Azul Systems Inc., accusing it of patent infringement, according to several online reports.

A Wall Street Journal online report said the lawsuit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, alleges that Azul infringed on a number of Sun patents that deal with memory design in microprocessors and technology that helps transfer information between chips.

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