Litepanels Tries To Dim Sony's Lights In LED Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Litepanels LLC has hit Sony Corp. and two of its U.S. subsidiaries with a lawsuit, alleging the electronics giant’s camera-mounted lights infringe two patents that cover light-emitting diode technology.

Litepanels and its subsidiary corporation, Litepanels Inc., accuse Sony, Sony Electronics Inc. and Sony Corp. of America Inc. of importing, manufacturing and selling consumer and professional video equipment and products that infringe the patents.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, specifically claims Sony’s HVL-LBP camera-mounted video light infringes...
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