RF MICRO DEVICES® RESPONDS TO PATENT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM
Greensboro, NC, February 16, 2012 – RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today responded to the filing of a patent infringement lawsuit by Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation relating to radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) and switching technology. RF Micro Devices has a strong intellectual property portfolio relating to RFICs and switching technology that it has developed over many years, and RFMD intends to vigorously defend its position in this lawsuit.
As a leading technology company, RFMD respects the intellectual property rights of others and takes care to avoid infringements. RFMD is fully committed to its entire product portfolio, and all RFMD products will continue to be provided to RFMD’s customers without interruption while this lawsuit is being contested.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies. RFMD’s products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world’s leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.
Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD’s web site at www.rfmd.com.