ITC Launches Probe Of Funai, Vizio Displays

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission announced Friday that it had voted to investigate whether Funai Electric Co. Ltd. and Vizio Inc. infringe three LG Electronics Inc. patents related to digital displays.

The ITC will set a target date for concluding the investigation within 45 days, it said.

LG filed a complaint with the ITC on Aug. 12, the same day it filed a patent infringement action against Funai in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

In both complaints, LG alleges that Funai's...
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