Samsung Asks ITC To Reject AUO's 'Boilerplate' IP Defense

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Monday disputed AU Optronics Corp.'s argument that a liquid crystal display patent held by Samsung was invalid and asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to toss AUO's affirmative defense to Samsung's infringement claims.

Samsung said AUO's claim that the inventor of one of the LCD patents at issue in Samsung's suit had presented false information to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is tenuous and represents only a "boilerplate" defense that rarely works.

AUO “asserts an inequitable conduct affirmative defense based...
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