Silicon Labs Hits Back At Rival With Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Silicon Laboratories Inc. has sued rival integrated circuit maker Analog Devices Inc. for allegedly infringing its patent through the sale of Blackfin processors.

The suit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, comes less than a year after Analog Devices hit Silicon Laboratories with a patent suit of its own in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

According to this latest complaint, Analog Devices has caused Silicon Laboratories “irreparable injury” by selling its Blackfin processors, which are...
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