Chunghwa's Woes Double With New LG Philips Victory

Law360, New York (November 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury in Los Angeles has dealt yet another blow to Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., awarding patent-infringement damages of more than $50 million to the Taiwanese firm’s computer display nemesis, LG Philips LCD Co. Ltd.

The dispute over liquid crystal display (LCD) technology has raged on in the California court for four years. Notably, the hefty award was issued even after four out of six of LG Philips’ patents-in-suit were tossed from the case by a judge last month.

Totaling $53.5 million, the award marks...
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