Press Release

07/13/2011

SynQor Awarded Supplemental Damages/Certain Defendants Sanctioned

Boxborough, MA - July 13, 2011 - SynQor announced today that the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has awarded supplemental damages to SynQor in the amount of $11,875,548 in its patent litigation suit against industry suppliers of unregulated and semi-regulated bus converters used in Intermediate Bus Architecture applications (SynQor, Inc. v. Artesyn Technologies, Inc. et al).  [click here to see the Court's Order]

These damages supplement the existing jury verdict of $95,224,862 for all periods up to January 24, 2011 and leave open SynQor's ability to seek additional damages based on continued infringing sales after that date.  The additional damages were awarded against defendants Artesyn Technologies, Inc., Astec America, Inc., Bel Fuse Inc., Cherokee International Corp., Delta Electronics, Inc., Delta Products Corp., Lineage Power Corp., Murata Elec. North America, Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Murata Power Solutions Inc., and Power-One, Inc.

In addition, the Court awarded $4,475,051 in additional damages against Lineage Power Corp./Cherokee International Corp. for previously undisclosed sales of semi-regulated bus converters, $100,000 in civil contempt sanctions, plus attorneys fees and costs that are attributable to Lineage's discovery abuses (failing to disclose the products before trial).  [click here to see the Court's Order]

The Court also awarded $567,514 in additional damages against Delta Electronics, Inc. for previously undisclosed sales of unregulated bus converters, $500,000 in civil contempt sanctions, plus attorneys fees and costs attributable to Delta's discovery abuses (failing to disclose the products before trial).  [click here to see the Court's Order]

Inquiries concerning the foregoing should be directed to Arthur R. Hofmann, Jr., SynQor's Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Email: Inquiries@SynQor.com

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