when it seems to be their way of life, rip the rest of the world off:
Semiconductor maker Microchip Technology sues Chinese company for alleged piracy
SHANGHAI, China: Semiconductor maker Microchip Technology Inc. said Wednesday that it is suing a Chinese manufacturer for alleged illegal copying of its microcode and other proproprietary information.
Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip said it filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Shanghai Haier Integrated Circuit Co. in Shanghai's No. 1 Intermediate People's Court.
Details about the lawsuit or any damages sought were not immediately available