Funai Accused Of Infringing Vizio Patents For HDTVs

Law360 (May 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A few weeks after it was found to infringe a Funai Electric Co. Ltd. patent for digital television receivers, Vizio Inc. has filed a fresh patent infringement suit asserting seven of its own patents against Funai.

Irvine, Calif.-based Vizio filed the complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, accusing its Japanese rival of infringement in the manufacture and distribution of high-definition televisions.

Vizio, a leading shipper of flat-panel HDTVs in the U.S., brought the suit in the wake of a...
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