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Linear Technology Patent Grants

Power over data lines system with redundant power connections

Patent Number 10313139 - June 4, 2019

In one embodiment, a master device has a first port and a second port and initially applies a DC voltage only to the first port. A plurality…

Minimizing body diode conduction in synchronous converters

Patent Number 10291128 - May 14, 2019

A synchronous converter that includes a power source, an inductor, an output terminal, and a control circuit. The control circuit may include:…

Hybrid power converters combining switched-capacitor and transformer-based stages

Patent Number 10284099 - May 7, 2019

A hybrid power converter circuit includes a switched-capacitor power converter stage and a pulse-width modulation (PWM) or resonant output…

Predictive ripple-cancelling signal into error amplifier of switch mode power supply

Patent Number 10270330 - April 23, 2019

A predicted ripple in the feedback voltage of a switching converter is generated, based on the ripple over a certain number of recent…

Transconductance amplifier with nonlinear transconductance and low quiescent current

Patent Number 10270393 - April 23, 2019

A composite transconductance amplifier is formed using a single transconductance amplifier with its output connected to a load via one or more…

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)