Oplink announces settlement of patent infringement litigation

May 31, 2001
May 31, 2001--Oplink Communications, Inc. announced it has reached an agreement with E-TEK Dynamics, Inc. to dismiss the patent infringement litigation between the companies.

Oplink Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPLK) announced it has reached an agreement with E-TEK Dynamics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of JDS Uniphase Corporation, to dismiss the patent infringement litigation between the companies in federal court in San Francisco. Both Oplink and E-TEK claimed their respective patents were infringed.

Terms of the settlement include the parties entering into a cross-licensing agreement on certain wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) patents.

Neither company admitted any liability, and the parties have filed a joint motion to dismiss all claims between the companies.

About Oplink:

Oplink designs, manufactures and markets high performance fiber optic networking components and integrated optical subsystems that control, expand, amplify, switch, route, monitor, and protect optical signals. For more information, visit www.oplink.com.

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