LCD Patent Fight Rages On As LG.Philips Files New Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Undeterred by a federal court dismissal last week, LG.Philips LCD Co. has filed another suit against Chunghwa Picture Tubes alleging patent infringement.

The case adds to the extensive history of litigation between the two companies, dating back to 2002, when LG.Philips LCD, the largest maker of liquid crystal displays, sued Chungwha, accusing its Taiwanese rival of infringing two semiconductor patents and four side-mount patents.

Chunghwa claimed that LG.Philips LCD did not fully own the patents when the company filed the lawsuit. The suit was later dismissed...
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