LG Countersues Matsushita In Dispute Over Plasma Patents

Law360, New York (November 3, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A patent dispute between two giant Japanese and South Korean electronics makers over plasma displays took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with a new series of countersuits and a diplomatic intervention.

LG Electronics Inc. filed a countersuit against Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. in a Korean court, asserting infringement of patents for plasma panel technologies.

LG said it had filed a suit against Matsushita's Korea subsidiary, Panasonic Korea, for infringing the company’s PDP patents concerning electrodes' division and panel operating technologies.

LG also asked a...
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