LG Asks Court For Permission To Sue Silicon Graphics

Law360, New York (August 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- LG Electronics has asked a judge to give it permission to file a patent infringement lawsuit against Silicon Graphics Inc., relieving LGE from the stay of lawsuits against its bankrupt rival.

In a motion filed Thursday, LGE asked for relief from SGI’s stay and for confirmation that the stay doesn’t apply to proceedings related to continuing, post-petition patent infringement.

LGE said it wants to file a suit for damages “from SGI’s historic, pre-petition infringements” of its patents. The action would be joined with LGE’s claims for...
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