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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
(Address of principal executive office)
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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
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 11, 2022||/s/ Sterling Du|
|Chief Executive Officer|
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."
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.
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