ITC Ends Probe Of Wolfson With Split Decision

Law360, New York (February 15, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has terminated its investigation against Scotland’s Wolfson Microelectronics, ruling that one of rival Cirrus’ patent is unenforceable and that another was infringed by Wolfson.

In its final determination, the ITC confirmed an initial determination made in November 2004 by an Administrative Law Judge, ruling that

The ITC found the patent unenforceable because the inventors intentionally withheld highly material prior art from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Wolfson said.

Meanwhile, a limited exclusion order has been issued relating to Wolfson audio...
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