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O2Micro(R) Announces Settlement with Sony
Jul 03, 2007 (08:07 AM EDT)


GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- O2Micro(R) International Limited (Nasdaq(R): OIIM; SEHK: 0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management, and security components and systems, announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with Sony Corporation, Sony EMCS Corporation, Sony Corporation of America and Sony Electronics Inc. that resolves all of the outstanding issues between the companies in the litigation currently pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Civil Action No. 2:05-cv-00211-TJW).

About O2Micro

Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management, and security components and systems for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, and Communications markets. Products include Intelligent Lighting, Battery Management, Power Management, SmartCardBus(R) and Security products, such as VPN/Firewall system solutions.

O2Micro International maintains an extensive portfolio of intellectual property with 7,429 patent claims granted, and over 9,000 more pending. The company maintains offices worldwide. Additional company and product information can be found on the company website at www.o2micro.com .

O2Micro, the O2Micro logo, SmartCardBus, and combinations thereof are registered trademarks of O2Micro. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Mitchell Benus, Director of Investor Relations of O2Micro, mitchell.benus@o2micro.com+1-408-332-1749,

Web site: http://www.o2micro.com/