Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Samsung wins countersuit over LCD dispute with Sharp

updated 05:20 pm EDT, Mon March 23, 2009

Samsung wins Sharp lawsuit

The long-standing legal battle over a patent related to liquid crystal displays between Samsung and Sharp has been settled, as a Tokyo court upheld Samsung's countersuit, filed back in 2007. Samsung noted on Friday that allegations in a June countersuit were upheld in a Japanese courtroom.

Sharp initially sued Samsung, the world's largest display panel maker, over similar though unspecified alleged infringements in August of 2007. Samsung filed two countersuits, one in a Tokyo courtroom, the other in a Delaware house of justice, and has also requested an investigation by the US International Trade Commission. The outcome of either the Delaware lawsuit nor the investigation request were not made public.

Such lawsuits are fairly common in the display panel manufacturing industry, as competitors try and gain an advantage over one another by forcing licensing or settlements.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Apple 12-inch Retina MacBook

It is an exciting time for consumer technology, with gadgets and devices that once used to the stuff of dreams now coming to fruition. ...

JBL Synchros Reflect in-ear headphones

All headphones are not created equally, especially when it comes to use during vigorous activities or workouts. Over-the-ear headphone ...

Linksys WRT1200AC Wi-Fi Router

Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, and hooke ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News