ITC To Ban Taiwanese LCD Display Controllers In Patent Case

Law360 (April 15, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission is expected to ban imports of display controllers manufactured by Mstar Semiconductor after determining that the Taiwanese chip maker infringes a patent held by rival Genesis Microchip.

Such a ban will likely also cover monitors and boards containing the infringing products, Genesis said in a statement Thursday.

The patent in question is U.S. Patent No. 5,739,867 entitled "Method and Apparatus for Upscaling an Image in Both Horizontal and Vertical Directions,” Genesis said.

The technology is used to provide low-cost scaling solutions...
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