Cirrus, Wolfson Settle Patent Suit Over Audio Chip Technology

Law360, New York (March 26, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- U.S. chip maker Cirrus Logic Inc. and Scottish rival Wolfson Microelectronics plc have settled all their outstanding litigation over audio digital-to-analog converter products.

Under the settlement, both companies have agreed to withdraw all outstanding claims and counterclaims in the U.S. District Court proceedings, the companies said Friday.

Meanwhile, an application is being made to the U.S. International Trade Commission for the withdrawal of the exclusion order that the ITC issued in February 2005 in relation to one of the Cirrus Logic patents.

In October 2003, Cirrus...
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