LG Electronics, Whirlpool Partially Settle IP Actions

Law360, New York (September 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Whirlpool Corp. and LG Electronics USA Inc. have reached a partial agreement to dismiss several claims and counterclaims in their feud over patents for popular refrigerator and freezer designs in two separate proceedings.

On Thursday, the companies announced they had agreed to settle claims regarding two of the five patents relating to ice maker fill tubes at issue in a suit Whirlpool brought against LG in the U.S. International Trade Commission in January. The parties also agreed to drop the claims from a similar suit pending...
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