Knowles Microphones Infringe Analog Patent: ITC

Law360, New York (May 11, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission found Tuesday that microphone devices produced by Knowles Electronics LLC infringed an Analog Devices Inc. patent, and issued an order prohibiting Knowles from importing the devices into the U.S.

The decision confirms a preliminary ruling issued in December by Administrative Law Judge Robert K. Rogers Jr., finding that Knowles microelectromechanical microphone devices infringed on Analog Devices' patent covering a wafer anti-stiction application. The ITC's exclusion order blocking Knowles from importing the devices will go into effect July 11, according to Analog...
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