LG Can't Overturn Whirlpool's Stay In Fridge Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 9:19 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday tossed LG Electronics Inc.’s bid to reconsider his decision to stay its patent infringement suit against rival Whirlpool Corp., allowing the re-examination of the four refrigerator patents-in-suit to continue.

U.S. District Judge Garrett E. Brown found LG had neither shown that there were changes in the laws nor brought in new evidence that could change the court’s October decision, when Judge Brown ruled that re-examining the patents could simplify issues about the validity of the patents.

The judge granted...
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