Best Buy, LG Hit With Patent Suits Over LED TVs

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 10:08 PM EDT) -- A Virginia patent licensing company sued Best Buy Co. Inc. and LG Electronics on Tuesday, claiming that the companies’ sale and importation of LED televisions infringed a patent covering technology improving the brightness of LED.

In separate complaints filed in Virginia federal court, Bluestone Innovations LLC claimed that Best Buy’s Insignia- and Dynex-branded LED backlit televisions and several of LG’s television models contained LED semiconductor components that infringed Bluestone’s patent. 

“Defendants have infringed ... patent through, among other activities, manufacturing, using, selling, offering to sell, and/or...
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