Charge Lion Sues Linear, Microchip, Skyworks, STMicro and TI
- November 8, 2012
Charge Lion filed five separate suits against Linear Technology, Microchip Technology, Skyworks Solutions, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments, alleging that the defendants’ battery charger products infringe a patent related to alkaline battery charging. Charge Lion filed three prior suits against Analog Devices, Maxim Integrated Products, and Semtech on October 12, 2012. According to the complaint, Charge Lion is the owner by assignment of the patent-in-suit; however, this has not been recorded by the USPTO. 11/7, Eastern District of Texas, no judge yet assigned, 6:2012cv00858; 6:2012cv008859; 6:2012cv008860; 6:2012cv008861; 6:2012cv008862.