Hitachi Cuts Claims In Plasma Patents Battle With LG

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After reaching an agreement with LG Electronics Inc., a unit of Hitachi Ltd. embroiled in a dispute with the South Korean company over plasma display technology has dropped allegations that its rival infringed dozens of claims from six patents, narrowing the case as it heads for trial in July.

Judge Charles Everingham IV of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas signed off on the joint motion to dismiss Monday.

Hitachi Plasma Patent Licensing Co. Ltd. agreed to drop allegations related to 27...
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