Siliconix Sues Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Over Patents

Law360, New York (October 29, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Vishay Intertechnology subsidiary Siliconix filed a lawsuit against Alpha and Omega Semiconductor in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging patent infringement, Siliconix said in a statement.

Siliconix claims that some A&O products infringe two Siliconix patents that relate generally to power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor ("MOSFET") products used in computers, cellular phones, fixed communications networks, automobiles, and other electronics systems.

Siliconix manufactures power MOSFETs, power ICs, analog switches, and multiplexers for computers, cell phones, fixed communications networks, automobiles, and other consumer...
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