Samsung, Matsushita Resolve Patent Suits

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co. and Japan’s Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. have laid down their swords in two patent infringement suits filed in December 2005 over plasma screen technology.

Samsung and Matsushita, the world’s biggest plasma display panel manufacturers, dropped claims brought against one another in both disputes initiated by Samsung in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, according to court documents submitted on Nov. 30.

In the California case, Samsung...
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