Hitachi TV Receiver Patents Not Infringed, Jury Rules

Law360, Los Angeles (April 12, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT) -- Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd. on Friday lost a lawsuit against TPV Technology Ltd. over alleged infringement of patents on television receivers, when a Texas federal jury found that Hitachi failed to prove that TPV infringed any of the claims of the patents.

The jury verdict brings an end to Hitachi’s bid for royalty payments on the infringing equipment that was first launched in 2010 when Hitachi accused Vizio Inc. and TPV of infringing patents related to broadcasting, receiving, adjusting and recording television signals. Hitachi and...
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