MPS Drops Fish For Latham In IP Spat With O2Micro

Law360, New York (February 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the latest twist in a patent battle between Monolithic Power Systems Inc. and O2Micro International Ltd., MPS has won approval to drop Fish & Richardson PC, the law firm that filed the declaratory action, in favor of Latham & Watkins LLP, which has represented the company in a previous bid to invalidate O2Micro's patents.

Judge Claudia Wilken of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order Tuesday approving MPS' substitution of counsel in its suit seeking a ruling that it...
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