Funai Sues Daewoo Over VCR Patents

Law360, New York (May 28, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Japanese electronics maker Funai has sued Korean rival Daewoo Electronics in a U.S. district court over several patents for technology used in video cassette recorders.

The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California, alleges that Daewoo’s VCRs, including the company’s digital video recorders, infringe six patents held by Funai.

Funai acquired those patents between 1998 and 2002, according to court documents. They cover a wide range of technologies used in VCRs, including circuits, video signal receivers, a loading mechanism and...
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