Nos. 99-1598, 00-1045.

275 F.3d 1040 (2001)

LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MICREL, INC., Defendant Cross-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

Rehearing Denied: February 22, 2002.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert C. Morgan, Fish & Neave, of New York, New York, argued for plaintiff appellant. With him on the brief were Mark D. Rowland, and Gabrielle E. Higgins, Fish & Neave, of Palo Alto, California.

Robert B. Morrill, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel LLP, of San Jose, California, argued for defendant-cross appellant. With him on the brief were Justin T. Beck, Jennifer M. Lantz, and Steven F. Lincoln.

Before CLEVENGER, GAJARSA, and DYK, Circuit Judges.

CLEVENGER, Circuit Judge.

In this patent infringement case, Linear Technology Corporation ("LTC") sued Micrel, Inc. ("Micrel") for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 4,755,741 and Reexamination Certificate B1 4,755,741 (collectively, "the '741 patent"), directed towards adaptive transistor drive circuitry. Following a bench trial limited solely to Micrel's invalidity defense, the district court held the '741 patent invalid due to the on-sale bar of 35 U.S.C. § 102...

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