This fix is actually the patch below, which was part of the 3.3 release (3.3-rc1 was its first appearance):
Author: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri Dec 9 00:10:28 2011 -0800
hid-input/battery: add FEATURE quirk
As this patch is not marked as a stable patch it would not normally be applied routinely to older releases. If this fix does fix an issue for you you could submit it to the Ubuntu kernel team, the easiest way would be to file a bug against the
linux package and describe the issue, then send the patch to email@example.com referencing the bug for consideration.
See 'Submitting a Patch to the Ubuntu Kernel' section of the wiki page below for more details on the process: