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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

October 7,  2010
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
1-10658
 
75-1618004
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 
8000 South Federal Way
 
 
Boise, Idaho  83716-9632
 
 
(Address of principal executive offices)
 

 
(208) 368-4000
 
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Item 2.02.
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On October 7, 2010, the Company announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 2, 2010.  The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


Item 8.01.
Other Events.
 
The Company announced today it has entered into a 10-year patent cross-license agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (“Samsung”).  Under the agreement, Samsung has agreed to pay the Company $275 million, with $200 million due on or before October 12, 2010, $40 million due on or before January 31, 2011, and $35 million due on or before March 31, 2011.  The license is a life-of-patents license for existing patents and applications, and a 10-year term license for all other patents.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
   
 
(d)  Exhibits.
   

Exhibit No.
 
Description
99.1
 
Press Release issued on October  7, 2010
     

 
 

 

SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


   
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.
       
       
Date:
October 7, 2010
By:
/s/ Ronald C. Foster
   
Name:
Ronald C. Foster
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer and
Vice President of Finance


 
 

 


INDEX TO EXHIBITS FILED WITH
THE CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K DATED OCTOBER 7, 2010



Exhibit
 
Description
99.1
 
Press Release issued on October 7, 2010