Penn State Slams Samsung With Smartphone Patent Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 30, 2014, 4:39 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania State University’s research foundation hit Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and its subsidiaries with a patent infringement lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court last Friday, accusing the tech giant of infringing a light emitting device patent through the sale of its Galaxy SIII and Galaxy S4 smartphones.

According to the suit, which also names Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America LLC and Samsung Display Co. Ltd. as defendants, Samsung willfully infringes U.S. Patent Number 6,720,572 through the sale of smartphones and similar devices. Samsung has known...
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