We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

O2 Micro Must Face "Sham Litigation" Claims

Law360 (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Integrated circuits maker O2 Micro International Ltd. has lost its bid to dodge allegations that it violated unfair-competition laws by filing allegedly baseless patent suits against the customers of its rival, Monolithic Power Systems Inc.

In a ruling issued March 14 in the Northern District of California, Judge Claudia Wilken denied O2 Micro’s motion for summary judgment to dismiss Monolithic’s claims that it filed “sham litigation” in bad faith.

Although it failed to convince Judge Wilken that there is no factual dispute between the rivals over...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.