Samsung, Matsushita May Settle Patent Suits

Law360, New York (November 21, 2007, 12:00 AM ET) -- A long-running patent dispute over plasma screen technology may soon come to a close. South Korea’s Samsung SDI Co. and Japan’s Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. have indicated that they are attempting to settle a series of patent suits over plasma display panel technology.

In court papers filed jointly last week, the two companies said they have entered into a memorandum of understanding in which they have agreed in principle on terms and conditions of a formal settlement and cross-license agreement that would entirely put to rest...
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