Rohm, O2 Micro Settle Suits Over LCD Technology

Law360, New York (February 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- O2 Micro Ltd. and Rohm Co. Ltd. have settled a lawsuit in which O2 Micro accused Rohm of infringing three patents related to liquid crystal display backlighting technology, and Rohm counterclaimed that O2 Micro violated antitrust laws by bringing sham litigation.

The two companies have struck a deal to resolve all outstanding issues between them in a lawsuit originally filed by O2 Micro in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, O2 Micro said Thursday.

A spokesman for O2 Micro could not be...
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