Samsung Sues AUO, 3 Customers Over LCD Patents

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. accused AU Optronics Corp. and three of its customers Wednesday in Delaware federal court and the U.S. International Trade Commission of infringing several liquid-crystal display patents.

In a pair of cases, the South Korean electronics manufacturer targets AUO, Acer Inc., BenQ Corp., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. and their U.S. units over five patents for LCD technology.

Samsung has singled out a variety of products made by the four companies — including AUO's flat-screen panels and monitors, laptops and televisions sold by the...
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