ITC Staff Backs Deal To Trim Voltage Patent Fight

Law360, New York (January 5, 2010, 12:35 PM EST) -- An investigative team from the U.S. International Trade Commission has recommended accepting a consent order between Linear Technology Corp. and Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. to streamline Linear's claims against AATI for alleged infringement of a patent for voltage regulators.

Daniel Girdwood, an investigative attorney with the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, filed a brief Monday backing a proposed joint consent order submitted Dec. 31 that would remove nine AATI products from an ITC enforcement action initiated by Linear over claims that AATI imported or sold more...
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