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O2Micro's Enhanced Power Switch Device Receives Patent Grant.

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman -- O2Micro([R]) International Limited (NASDAQ:OIIM) (SEHK:0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management, and security components and systems, was issued 12 claims under United States patent number 7,365,454 for its Power Switch design.

O2Micro's patented Power Switch device is enhanced to provide an integrated single-chip power switching solution for traditional PC Cards as well as USB type cards such as those specified by PC Card 8.0 and available in the ExpressCard([TM]) format. The enhanced power switch is useful in notebook and desktop computers, consumer electronics/set-top-box/TV and handheld devices.

Max Huang, executive vice president, O2Micro, remarked, "This patented technology is implemented in two of our most popular PC Card power switches to provide a convenient method to attach USB type ExpressCard peripherals to a PC through the PC Card slot."

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 9,604 patent claims granted, and over 10,000 more pending. The company maintains offices worldwide. Additional company and product information can be found on the company website at

O2Micro, the O2Micro logo, SmartCardBus, and combinations thereof are registered trademarks of O2Micro. All other 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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