Matsushita Sues LG Electronics Over Flat-Panel Displays

Law360, New York (November 1, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a possible revival of the bitterly fought Japanese-Korean trade spat over flat-panel displays, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. has filed a patent infringement suit seeking to block imports and sales of displays made by South Korean rival LG Electronics Inc.

Matsushita has filed for a court injunction in a patent infringement lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court to halt sales in Japan of LG’s plasma display panels, and has asked the Tokyo customs office to suspend imports of the products.

The move echoes a similar action...
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