Chunghwa, LG, Samsung Sued Over LCD Patents

Law360, New York (February 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Starting a new chapter in the legal saga over LCD technology patents, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and its top rivals have been hit with separate patent infringement lawsuits by a privately held optical systems firm.

The plaintiff, Hawthorne, N.Y.-based Anvik Corp., filed the suits against Korea-based Samsung and LG Philips LCD Co. and Taiwan-based Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. on Feb. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Two other Taiwanese companies, Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. and AU Optronics Corp., were...
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