Linear Technology Profile

Linear Technology Patent Grants

Powered device, using power over ethernet, with dedicated low current and high current paths for loads

Patent Number 9547318 - January 17, 2017

In a method performed by a Power Over Ethernet (PoE) system, Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) provides data and voltage over Ethernet wires to a…

Power over ethernet power sourcing equipment provides low voltage output for increased efficiency in low power mode

Patent Number 9535437 - January 3, 2017

In a PoE system in an automobile, Power Source Equipment (PSE) is connected to Powered Devices (PDs) to provide data and power via Ethernet…

Driver for wireless power transmitter sensing required transmit power for optimum efficiency

Patent Number 9524824 - December 20, 2016

An auto-resonant driver for a transmitter inductor drives the inductor at an optimal frequency for maximum efficiency. The transmitter…

Inductor current sensing in a buck converter using multiple filters

Patent Number 9525351 - December 20, 2016

In a current mode switching power supply, current through the inductor needs to be sensed to control the peak current. The inductor current…

Radio receiver

Patent Number 9496840 - November 15, 2016

A baseband signal-conditioning architecture applicable to radio receivers uses switched-capacitor techniques to provide high-performance…

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)