LG, Funai Court Battle Put On Hold Amid ITC Probe

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 7:48 PM EDT) -- LG Electronics Inc.'s patent infringement suit against Funai Electric Co. Ltd. has been stayed in federal court as the parties await a related ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which agreed to investigate whether digital displays manufactured by Funai and Vizio Inc. infringe three LG patents.

Judge Caroline Craven of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas signed off Wednesday on Funai's motion to stay the case, agreeing with the defendant that the ITC investigation, which involves identical claims, provides cause for...
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