Vizio Takes Fresh Aim At LG Over HDTV Patents

Law360, New York (July 20, 2010, 3:32 PM EDT) -- Vizio Inc. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to launch a Section 337 investigation of LG Electronics Inc. and its U.S. subsidiary, stoking the fires of a heated intellectual property battle over digital flat-screen television technology.

In a petition filed Friday with the ITC, Irvine, Calif-based Vizio accused LG of illegally importing flat-screen TVs that infringe patented technology held by Vizio.

The technology relates to the transmission and reception of digital television signals through cable delivery systems, for which Vizio holds seven patents, according to...
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