O2 Micro International Ltd. (“O2 Micro”) appeals from the decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California finding this case exceptional under 35 U.S.C. § 285 and awarding attorney fees and costs to Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (“MPS”), and ASUSTeK Computer, Inc. and ASUSTeK Computer International (collectively, “ASUSTeK”). See Monolithic Power Sys., Inc. v. O2 Micro Int’l Ltd., No. 08-4567, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154454 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 3, 2011) (“Exceptional Case Order”); Monolithic Power Sys., Inc. v. O2 Micro Int’l Ltd., No. 08- 4567, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5109 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 17, 2012) (“Fees and Costs Order”). We affirm both the exceptional case finding and the attorney fees award.
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