Appeals Court Nixes O2 Micro Win

Law360, New York (April 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- O2 Micro International Ltd. had its victory in a patent suit over converter circuits used in the backlighting of television and laptop computer screens erased by a federal appeals court on Thursday.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated the jury verdict, the court's final judgment of infringement and permanent injunction in a case O2 Micro originally filed against Beyond Innovation Technology Co. Ltd., FSP Group, SPI Electronic Co. Ltd. and Lien Chang Electronic Enterprise Co. Ltd. in 2004.

On appeal, the defendants...
To view the full article, register now.