Zenith Hits Sony With ITC Action Over DTV Imports

Law360, New York (May 6, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT) -- Zenith Electronics LLC has filed a U.S. International Trade Commission complaint against Sony Corp. and two subsidiaries, alleging that imports of their digital televisions infringe three patents, a Federal Register notice issued Thursday revealed.

Zenith claims Sony’s products are infringing patents for technology involving receivers for processing digital television signals, including receivers capable of processing a signal formatted under the requirements of the U.S. digital television standard.

“Zenith’s innovations related to DTV are protected by a valuable portfolio of patents that are the subject of over...
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