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BRIEF-UMC Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Micron Technology's Affiliates in China

Jan 12 (Reuters) - United Microelectronics Corp :

* SAYS IT FILES THREE PATENT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUITS AGAINST FIRMS INCLUDING XIAN AND SHANGHAI AFFILIATES OF MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC

* UMC SAYS IT REQUESTS COMPENSATION OF 270 MILLION YUAN ($41.67 million) FROM MICRON TECHNOLOGY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4796 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)