Analogic V. Kinetic Patent Suit Stayed For Re-Exam

Law360, New York (December 17, 2009, 1:42 PM EST) -- A judge has indefinitely stayed an infringement suit over semiconductor patents brought by Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. against Kinetic Technologies Inc., pending inter partes re-examination of the single patent-at-issue.

Judge Maxine Chesney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday granted KTI's motion for a stay, though the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has not yet granted KTI's request for a re-examination.

Judge Chesney ordered the parties to file a joint status report on the progress of the re-examination every 365...
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