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[$$] Micron Barred From Selling Some Products in China

A Chinese court temporarily stopped America’s largest memory-chip maker, Micron Technology Inc., from selling a range of products in China, two rival manufacturers said, escalating a battle the companies are waging over allegations of trade-secrets theft and patent infringement. The patent ruling Tuesday in favor of Micron’s rivals comes as U.S. accusations of intellectual-property theft by Chinese businesses and tariff threats feed tensions between Washington and Beijing. State-owned chip maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. and its Taiwanese partner, United Microelectronics Corp., accused Micron in January in China of making products that violate their separate patents.