LG, Hitachi Settle Technology Patent Battles In US

Law360, New York (July 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Japan's Hitachi Ltd. and South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. have reached a settlement of their U.S. patent disputes over technology including plasma display technology and audiovisual products.

Hitachi attorney Andrew Monarch, a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP, confirmed the existence of a settlement late Thursday. The companies could not immediately be reached for comment Thursday, but several news reports on the settlement noted that its terms were confidential.

The two electronics giants have been locked in ongoing patent infringement battles in the U.S. on multiple...
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