Video Tech Cos. Take Aim At Target Over MPEG-2

Law360, New York (April 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. and other digital video compression technology patent holders have sued Target Corp. for allegedly infringing their intellectual property with its Trutech brand of digital televisions and DVD players.

The MPEG-2 patent owners' suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, cites Target as well as unnamed companies that manufacture and produce the Trutech products for the retailer, MPEG LA LLC said on Monday. The other plaintiffs in the suit are...
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