Dell, Sanyo Targeted Over Digital TV Patent

Law360, New York (December 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and TiVo Inc., among others, have been targeted by a patent-holding company that alleges the companies infringed its patent for digital television receivers.

The suit, filed Dec. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas by Orbsak LLC, also names Proton Corp. and Sanyo North American Corp. as defendants.

The suit marks the second time since November 2005 the plaintiff has hauled a group of big-name companies into court over digital television technology.

Orbsak's previous lawsuits over the...
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