Power-One Granted Injunction Over Power Converter

Law360, New York (April 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After refusing to overturn a jury verdict of patent infringement, a Texas federal judge has issued a permanent injunction preventing Emerson Electric Co. unit Artesyn Technologies Inc. from infringing a Power-One Inc. patent for power converter technology used in computer and networking hardware.

However, the injunction is a hollow victory for Power-One, as it prevents the sale of an Artesyn power-converting product that was never introduced into the market.

U.S. District Judge John D. Love of the Eastern District of Texas on Friday denied Artesyn's motions...
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