AUO, Samsung Reach Truce In LCD Patent War

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 5:02 PM EST) -- AU Optronics Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. buried the hatchet Friday in several patent lawsuits against each other over liquid crystal display panels in federal court and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

The settlement, in which the companies agreed to license each others' patents, resolves two cases in the District of Delaware, one in the Northern District of California and two in the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Samsung and AU "desire to avoid further litigation and the expense incident thereto and to fully and finally settle...
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Case Title

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. AU Optronics Corp. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00485

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 1, 2011


Case Title

AU Optronics Corporation et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00568

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Harvey Bartle, III

Date Filed

June 27, 2011


Case Title

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd v. AU Optronics Corp. et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-02620

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

June 3, 2011

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