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Linear Technology Patent Grants

Soft-start circuit for switched resonant power converters

Patent Number 10181804 - January 15, 2019

A switched resonant power converter includes multiple switching transistors, a resonant circuit comprising a capacitor and an inductor, and an…

Detecting value of output capacitor in switching regulator

Patent Number 10175278 - January 8, 2019

An output capacitor of a switching converter filters the triangular current waveform output by an inductor. An auxiliary capacitor, having a…

Energy storage device stack balancing using switched inductor background

Patent Number 10177580 - January 8, 2019

An energy storage stack balancing circuit may balance a set of serially connected energy storage devices. An electronic switching system may…

Low power timing, configuring, and scheduling

Patent Number 10152111 - December 11, 2018

A network device includes a network interface circuit, a microprocessor, a timing circuit, and a microsequencer. The timing circuit is…

Control architecture with improved transient response

Patent Number 10135336 - November 20, 2018

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

EXPOSED SOLDERABLE HEAT SPREADER FOR FLIPCHIP PACKAGES

Application Number 20170345744 - November 30, 2017

A flipchip may include: a silicon die having a circuit side with solder bumps and a non-circuit side; a leadframe attached to the solder bumps…

ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE STACK BALANCING USING SWITCHED INDUCTOR BACKGROUND

Application Number 20170310127 - October 26, 2017

An energy storage stack balancing circuit may balance a set of serially connected energy storage devices. An electronic switching system may…

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…

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)