O2 Micro Drops Some Claims In LCD Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just weeks after it finalized a settlement with Sony Corp. in a long-running patent infringement lawsuit over liquid crystal display parts, O2 Micro International Ltd. will also see the dismissal of several claims and counterclaims against third-party defendant Microsemi Corp.

A federal judge on Wednesday granted O2 Micro and Microsemi's motion to dismiss without prejudice their respective claims and counterclaims relating to a patent for back light inverters on LCD monitors and televisions.

According to the order, O2 Micro will no longer reassert infringement of several...
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