LG Targets Funai TVs In New Infringement Suit

Law360, New York (August 13, 2009, 12:57 PM EDT) -- LG Electronics Inc. is the latest device maker to take issue with Funai Electric Co. Ltd.'s Sylvania line of televisions, claiming the products infringe three patents related to digital television technology.

The complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, accuses Japan-based Funai of willfully infringing the patents-in-suit by making electronics products that incorporate LG's patented technology and importing them for sale into the U.S.

Specifically, Sylvania-brand televisions with the model number LC427SSX infringe the patents-in-suit, LG contends.

The suit...
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