SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 7, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AATI), today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Linear Technology Corporation that will end the litigation between the two companies and settle an enforcement proceeding in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit entitled Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. v. International Trade Commission (Case No. 2010-1543) and an action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California entitled Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. v. Linear Technology Corp., (Case No. C06-0735, N.D. Cal.). Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (AATI) develops advanced semiconductor system solutions that play a key role in the continuing evolution of feature-rich, energy efficient electronic devices. The company focuses on addressing the application-specific power management needs of consumer devices such as mobile handsets, digital cameras, and netbooks/notebooks, as well as devices in a broad range of industrial, medical and telecom applications. AATI also licenses device, process, package, and application-related technologies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, AATI has design centers in Santa Clara and Shanghai, and Asia-based operations and logistics. For more information, please visit www.analogictech.com. (AnalogicTech - F)
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