LG, Whirlpool Take To Courts In Fridge Fight

Law360, New York (October 9, 2009, 6:37 PM EDT) -- LG Electronics Inc. and Whirlpool Corp. have squared off in federal court, filing lawsuits against one another within two days in two different jurisdictions in a fight over a refrigerator patent.

Whirlpool and its subsidiary Maytag Corp. filed a lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, saying the court should declare that it isn't infringing on LG's patent. The complaint was filed a day after LG filed a suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey alleging...
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