AUO, Chi Mei Slammed With LCD Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 25, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT) -- AU Optronics Corp. and Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA Inc. were hit with a suit in Texas on Monday by Eidos Display LLC alleging the companies infringed a patent for liquid crystal display technology.

The suit claims that the defendants are all selling products that infringe a single Eidos patent aimed at improving the production of LCD products. In addition to AUO and Chi Mei, the other named defendants are Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. and Hannspree North America Inc.

"Eidos’ interests in the exploitation of its patented technology...
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