Norwood, MA (02/05/2009) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a world leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, announced it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against Hittite Microwave Corporation (NASDAQ: HITT). Analog Devices asserts that products from the Hittite Microwave HMC600/700 series of RF detectors, including the HMC610 and HMC614, infringe Analog Devices’ patented technology. Through this lawsuit, Analog is seeking an injunction against Hittite, in addition to compensatory damages, interest and fees.
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