Samsung LCD Televisions Infringe Sharp Patents: ITC

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. may face a ban on U.S. imports of its liquid crystal display televisions, with the U.S. International Trade Commission upholding a judge's finding that the electronics manufacturer has infringed valid patents held by rival Sharp Corp.

The ITC decision, published Wednesday, upheld a final initial determination by the presiding administrative law judge, who called for a ban on the infringing displays. The commission rejected calls to review the decision from Samsung and the commission's investigative attorney.

“The commission has determined not to...
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