IXYS, Advanced Power Technology Settle Patent Suit Over MOSFET Technology

Law360 (August 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Power semiconductor suppliers IXYS Corp and Advanced Power Technology Inc. have agreed to settle their patent infringement lawsuit over advanced MOSFET technology, the two companies said.

The agreement, which settles all claims, ends several years of litigation between the companies. The rivals have taken turns suing and countersuing one another over patents related to advanced MOSFET technology.

The settlement comes in the wake of a ruling in June by the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California’s, in which the court rejected IXYS Corporation's...
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