ITC Won't Expand Voltage Regulator Exclusion Order

Law360, New York (July 26, 2010, 2:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided not to expand a limited exclusion order or enter a cease-and-desist order against dozens of Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. products found to infringe a Linear Technology Corp. patent for voltage regulators.

The ITC said in Friday's Federal Register that the existing limited exclusion order in the patent case, entered in 2007, was broad enough. Advanced Analogic was found to have violated that order earlier this year.

The commission's decision upheld an argument put forth by Advanced Analogic in a...
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