Some Analogic Products Infringe Linear's Patent: ITC

Law360, New York (September 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday ordered Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. to stop importing products containing circuitry allowing them to go into “sleep mode” when they do not need much power, after finding that the technology infringes on a patent held by Linear Technology Corp.

Linear asked the ITC to investigate AnalogicTech in March, saying that the company infringed not only the sleep mode patent, known as the '258 patent, but also its so-called '531 patent, which describes a so-called charge pump that maintains a...
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