Jury Finds Elan Did Not Infringe Avago Mouse Patent

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Elan Microelectronics Corp. has won a verdict of noninfringement in a patent lawsuit filed by Avago Technologies over optical mouse sensor technology.

The jury issued the verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday, ending more than five years of litigation over Avago’s “Seeing Eye Mouse.”

“We are extremely pleased with this outcome,” Elan Chairman I.H. Yeh said. “Elan respects intellectual property rights and took every precaution, when designing its optical mouse sensor products, to design around the patents of...
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