Pioneer Did Not Infringe Samsung Patent: Judge

Law360, New York (September 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that Pioneer Corp. did not infringe a Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. patent related to plasma display technology, resolving part of an ongoing patent dispute between the two companies.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday granted Pioneers' motion for summary judgment, ruling that no reasonable jury could find that Pioneer had infringed U.S. Patent Number 7,106,280, titled “Plasma display panel and a method for driving the same.” The judge ruled that the...
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