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Linear Technology Patent Grants

Class AB inverting driver for PNP bipolar transistor LDO regulator

Patent Number 9632519 - April 25, 2017

A driver circuit for a PNP power transistor in an LDO regulator uses a Class AB (push-pull) buffer to supply the necessary base current to an…

MOSFET protection using resistor-capacitor thermal network

Patent Number 9634480 - April 25, 2017

A circuit for protecting a semiconductor element is provided in a system for supplying power from an input node to an output node. The circuit…

MOSFET protection using resistor-capacitor thermal network

Patent Number 9634481 - April 25, 2017

A circuit for protecting a semiconductor element is provided in a system for supplying power from an input node to an output node. The circuit…

Detection scheme for four wire pair Power Over Ethernet system

Patent Number 9634844 - April 25, 2017

In a method performed by a PoE system, a PSE is able to detect whether a PD is compatible for receiving power via four wire pairs in the…

Control architecture with improved transient response

Patent Number 9627976 - April 18, 2017

A power supply system includes a power source; a load device configured to receive power from the power source; and a power interface device…

Linear Technology Patent Applications

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…

CONTROL ARCHITECTURE WITH IMPROVED TRANSIENT RESPONSE

Application Number 20160248327 - August 25, 2016

A power supply system includes a power source; a load device configured to receive power from the power source; and a power interface device…

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)