LG Could Hit Royalty Jackpot With Korean Digital TV Standard

Law360, New York (July 14, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A decision by South Korea to adopt the U.S. standard for domestic digital broadcasts is expected to benefit LG Electronics Inc., which holds a patent for the technology.

LG Electronics holds the Vestigial Side Band patent through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Zenith Electronics Corp., which it took over in 1995.

VSG is a method for modulating -- or converting for transmission -- digital data over coaxial cable. Created by Zenith, VSB has been chosen by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as a standard for digital...
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