Moxtek Says Sony Is Infringing On Projector Patents

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 1:02 PM EST) -- Optics and X-ray systems company Moxtek Inc. hit Sony Electronics Inc. Tuesday with a lawsuit in Utah federal court, claiming Sony has infringed on four of its patents covering projector technologies.

Moxtek manufacturers, among other things, wire-grid polarizers used in projection systems, including business projectors and rear-projection HDTV televisions. The company alleges that Sony makes projectors that contain similar wire-grid polarizers covered by one or more claims of each of four Moxtek patents.

Sony’s projectors and the wire-grid polarizers are manufactured for Sony by its affiliate...
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