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Linear Technology Patent Grants

Controlling switching circuits to balance power or current drawn from multiple power supply inputs

Patent Number 9705325 - July 11, 2017

Novel techniques for balancing power or current drawn from multiple power supply inputs by controlling switching circuits associated with the…

System and method for clock generation with an output fractional frequency divider

Patent Number 9698800 - July 4, 2017

A system and a method generate clock signals using an output divider with modulus steps of half-integers (i.e., the output circuit includes a…

Laser drilling encapsulated semiconductor die to expose electrical connection therein

Patent Number 9691681 - June 27, 2017

A method of making an integrated circuit package that contains a semiconductor die having one or more electrical connections to an electronic…

Notch filter for ripple reduction

Patent Number 9685933 - June 20, 2017

A notch filter is controlled synchronously with a chopper to filter out chopping ripple. In one embodiment, the notch filter is coupled to the…

High voltage selector circuit with no quiescent current

Patent Number 9685938 - June 20, 2017

A maximum voltage selection circuit may include multiple inputs, each for receiving a different input voltage, an output for delivering the…

Linear Technology Patent Applications

RIPPLE MONITORING

Application Number 20170153296 - June 1, 2017

A ripple monitoring circuit may generate information indicative of a failing component in a power supply. At least one input may receive a…

MAINTAINING OUTPUT CAPACITANCE VOLTAGE IN LED DRIVER SYSTEMS DURING PWM OFF TIMES

Application Number 20160353532 - December 1, 2016

A method and system of driving an LED load. A driver is configured to deliver a level of current indicated by a control signal to the LED load…

MAINTAINING LED DRIVER OPERATING POINT DURING PWM OFF TIMES

Application Number 20160353537 - December 1, 2016

A method and system of driving an LED load. There is a power stage that is configured to deliver a level of current indicated by a control…

LASER DRILLING ENCAPSULATED SEMICONDUCTOR DIE TO EXPOSE ELECTRICAL CONNECTION THEREIN

Application Number 20160260652 - September 8, 2016

A method of making an integrated circuit package that contains a semiconductor die having one or more electrical connections to an electronic…

ACCURATELY DETECTING LOW CURRENT THRESHOLD

Application Number 20160261255 - September 8, 2016

A threshold detection circuit may sense when current between a power supply and a load reaches a current threshold level. The threshold…

Linear Technology Federal Litigation Filings

David Guerra v. Linear Technology Corp. et al

California Northern District Court - September 28, 2016

Emerson Electric Co. et al v. SIPCO, LLC et al

California Northern District Court - July 29, 2016

Dynavair LLC v. Linear Technology Corporation

Texas Eastern District Court - July 5, 2016

In-Depth Test LLC v. Linear Technology Corporation

Delaware District Court - August 22, 2014

Charge Lion LLC v. Linear Technology Corporation

Texas Eastern District Court - November 7, 2012

Linear Technology Federal District Court Decisions

Emerson Electric Co. et al v. SIPCO, LLC et al

California Northern District Court - November 30, 2016

Amended Protective Order Addendum. Signed by Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu on 11/30/2016. (dmrlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/30/2016)

David Guerra v. Linear Technology Corp. et al

California Northern District Court - October 6, 2016

ORDER Setting Deadline to Respond to 19 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order. Signed by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton on 10/6/2016.…

Bender -v- Linear Corporation

California Northern District Court - May 17, 2010

STIPULATION AND ORDER. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 5/14/10. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/17/2010)