Power Integrations has reported a comprehensive settlement of its legal disputes with Silanna Semiconductor, a U.S. company, and several former Philippines-based employees of Power Integrations (PI).
PI had filed lawsuits against Silanna and the former employees alleging the knowing breach of PI’s employment agreements with the employees, and interference by Silanna.
Under the terms of the settlement, Silanna has made an unspecified cash payment to Power Integrations, agreed to terminate the former PI employees, and committed to honoring PI’s employment agreements in the future.
Power Integrations Vice President Clifford Walker commented: “We are committed to protecting our hard-earned intellectual property. We are gratified that we have successfully resolved these lawsuits, and we will continue to insist that competitors respect our employment agreements, which are designed to safeguard our intellectual property, including trade secrets.”
Power Integrations, Inc. is a leading innovator in semiconductor technologies for high-voltage power-conversion.
The company’s products are key building blocks in the clean-power ecosystem, enabling the generation of renewable energy as well as the efficient transmission and consumption of power in applications ranging from milliwatts to megawatts