Arbitration Panel Rules In LG Philips’ Favor

Law360, New York (July 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York arbitration panel has ruled that LG Philips LCD Co. holds the exclusive ownership rights to numerous side-mounting patents, a decision that could help the company in its pending patent dispute with Chunghwa Picture Tubes.

LG Philips, a liquid crystal display joint venture between LG Electronics of South Korea and Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands, first filed suit against Taiwan-based Chunghwa in August 2002 for infringing its side-mounting patents.

Chunghwa filed a countersuit in June 2004 and for arbitration a month later, claiming...
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