Judge Dismisses Four Patents From LG Philips LCD Suit

Law360, New York (October 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed four patents from LG Philips LCD Co.’s four-year-old lawsuit against Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., bringing an end to a bitter dispute over side-mounts for LDC modules.

Although the ruling is a victory for Chunghwa, two patents for semiconductor technology remain in suit, and jury selection began Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Judge Consuelo Marshall said LG Philips didn't have standing to assert the patents, responding to Chunghwa's claims that the side-mount patents did not...
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