Vizio Fights Funai Bid To Block Digital TVs

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 5:22 PM EDT) -- Vizio Inc. has asked the U.S. Court of International Trade to allow it to intervene as a defendant in a suit by Funai Electric Co. Ltd. challenging the U.S. government's decision to allow digital televisions made by Vizio and others into the country, allegedly in violation of an exclusion order.

The U.S. International Trade Commission issued a limited exclusion order in April barring the entry of televisions that infringe a single Funai patent, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection later ruled that certain TVs, including some...
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