Sony Loses Bid To Toss LCD Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Wednesday denied Sony Corp.'s attempt to dismiss a patent suit over liquid crystal display screens brought by Apeldyn Corp., ruling that Apeldyn had done enough to justify its accusations of indirect and willful infringement against Sony.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson said the willful and induced infringement claims against Sony met the standards necessary to bring the suit, because Apeldyn showed that Sony had knowledge of the patent — U.S. Patent Number 5,347,382 — from a previous suit over the...
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