Vizio DTV Products Infringe Funai Patent: ITC

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has upheld a ruling finding that Vizio Inc. and 10 other companies infringe a Funai Corp. patent for digital television receivers and issued orders barring their products.

In a final decision issued Friday, the full commission upheld an administrative law judge's determination that the respondents induced infringement of U.S. Patent Number 6,115,074, one of two patents-at-issue in the case.

The commission overturned Judge Carl C. Charneski's decision that certain respondents directly infringed the '074 patent, but still barred their products after...
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