0001171843-22-000992.txt : 20220214 0001171843-22-000992.hdr.sgml : 20220214 20220214090013 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001171843-22-000992 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 6-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20220211 FILED AS OF DATE: 20220214 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20220214 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001095348 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES [3674] IRS NUMBER: 000000000 FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 6-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 000-30910 FILM NUMBER: 22625870 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: THE GRAND PAVILLION STREET 2: WEST BAY ROAD PO BOX 32331 SMB CITY: GEORGE TOWN, GR CAY STATE: E9 ZIP: 00000 BUSINESS PHONE: 345-945-1110 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: GRAND PAVILION COMMERCIAL CENTRE STREET 2: WEST BAY ROAD CITY: GRAND CAYMAN STATE: E9 ZIP: KY1-1209 6-K 1 f6k_021222.htm FORM 6-K
 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

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 2022

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
Grand Cayman

(Address of principal executive office)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F [ X ]      Form 40-F [   ]

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):       

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Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):       

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On February 11, 2022, 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 11, 2022


SIGNATURES

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    
  (Registrant)
   
  
Date: February 11, 2022     /s/ Sterling Du    
  Sterling Du
  Chief Executive Officer
  
EX-99.1 2 exh_991.htm PRESS RELEASE EdgarFiling

EXHIBIT 99.1

Patent Granted to O2Micro for System and Methods for Driving a Battery Pack

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Feb. 11, 2022 (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 patent issued to O2Micro for system and methods for managing a battery pack.

O2Micro was issued 17 claims under China Patent No. ZL201910054748.2 on Mar 16, 2021, for the invention of system and methods for managing a battery pack. A battery controller includes a first driving pin, a second driving pin and a third driving pin. The first driving pin is coupled to a charge switch and is operable for turning on the charge switch to enable a battery pack to be charged by a power source. The second driving pin is coupled to a first discharge switch and is operable for turning on the first discharge switch to enable the battery pack to power a first load. The third driving pin is coupled to a second discharge switch and is operable for turning on the second discharge switch to enable the battery pack to power a second load.

Dr. Guoxing Li, VP of Advanced Technology, O2Micro, commented, "This invention provides an effective solution for the battery pack management with more than one load while at the same time delivering advanced safety protections."

About O2Micro:
Founded in April 1995, O2Micro develops and markets innovative power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial and Automotive markets. Products include Backlighting and Battery 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. 

Contact Information:
Daniel Meyberg
O2Micro Investor Relations
ir@o2micro.com

Joe Hassett
Gregory Communications
joeh@gregoryfca.com