Samsung, Nintendo Face ITC Probe Over Disc Drive Patents

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday that it would look into allegations that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Nintendo Co. Ltd. and other high-profile electronics companies have imported electronic devices into the U.S. that infringe several patents covering optical disc drive technology.

The newly launched investigation stems from a complaint filed last month by Optical Devices LLC, claiming that the companies' computers, DVD and compact disc players, gaming devices, and other devices infringe on six of its patents that cover technology that is essential for disc...
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