Settlement Finalized In LCD Patent Case

Law360, New York (October 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- O2Micro International Ltd. and Sony Corp. have finalized a settlement in a long-running patent infringement lawsuit over back light inverters for liquid crystal display monitors and televisions.

In a stipulation of dismissal filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the two companies said they had dismissed all “claims, counterclaims and defenses directed against each other in this action.”

Though the terms of the settlement remain undisclosed, O2Micro spokesperson Mitchell Benus said the company was “quite satisfied with the arrangement.”...
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