Chunghwa To Appeal Jury Decision

Law360, New York (July 31, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. announced Friday that it will appeal a jury decision to award LG Philips LCD Co. $52.5 million for patent infringement.

LG Philips, a liquid crystal display (LCD) joint venture between LG Electronics of South Korea and Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands, sued Chunghwa, its parent company Tatung Co. and monitor vendor ViewSonic Corp. last November in a Delaware district court.

The suit alleged that Chunghwa violated two patents related to the manufacture of LCD panels.

One of the charges was later...
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