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Key Battery Pack Protection Patent Granted to O2Micro 2 ® GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O 2 2 O About O2Micro: 2 Founded in April 1995, O 2 2 2 O 2 2 2 Statements made in this release that are not historical, including statements regarding O O2Micro EX-99.1 2 exh_991.htm PRESS RELEASE
Key Battery Pack Protection Patent Granted to O2Micro
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O2Micro® International Limited (NASDAQ Global Select Market: OIIM), a global leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, today announced the grant of a key Battery Pack Protection patent.
O2Micro was issued 20 claims under United States patent number 8,922,218 for the invention of a set of protection circuits for Lithium Ion battery cells. The protection circuits must be operating continuously, from the moment of connection to the cells, thus these circuits must have very low current drain enabling long battery life. This invention enables a very low current drain with continuous safety protection.
Bill Densham, strategic marketing director, O2Micro, commented, "This invention enables a low cost, very low current drain Lithium Ion cell protection system enabling product differentiation.”
Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, Automotive and Communications markets. Products include LED General Lighting, Backlighting, Battery Management and Power Management.
O2Micro, the O2Micro logo, and combinations thereof are registered trademarks of O2Micro. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Statements made in this release that are not historical, including statements regarding O2Micro's or management's intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations, representations, projections, plans or predictions of the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include risks and uncertainties such as reduced demand for products of electronic equipment manufacturers which include O2Micro's products due to adverse economic conditions in general or specifically affecting O2Micro's markets, technical difficulties and delays in the developments process, and errors in the products. You are also referred to the Form F-1 in connection with the company's initial public offering in August 2000, Form F-3 in connection with the company's public offering in November 2001, and the annual reports on Form 20-F, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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Form 6-K 000-30910 O2Micro International Limited Grand Pavilion Commercial Centre, West Bay Road Note: Note: O2Micro International Limited Sterling Du Chief Executive Officer 6-K 1 f6k_020719.htm FORM 6-K
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of February 2019
Commission File Number:000-30910
O2Micro International Limited
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
Grand Pavilion Commercial Centre, West Bay Road
P.O. Box 32331 SMB, George Town
(Address of principal executive office)
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On February 7, 2019, the Registrant issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
(c)Exhibit 99.1. Press release dated February 7, 2019
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|O2Micro International Limited|
|Date: February 7, 2019||/s/ Sterling Du|
|Chief Executive Officer|
Ticker: OIIM, Company: O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD, Type: 6-K, Date: 2019-02-08CIK: 0001095348, Location: E9, SIC: 3674, SIC Desc: SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES
Business Phone & Address:
THE GRAND PAVILLION, WEST BAY ROAD PO BOX 32331 SMB
GEORGE TOWN, GR CAY, E9