Hitachi Slams Vizio, TPV Over TV Receiver Patents

Law360, New York (July 23, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd. is suing Vizio Inc. and TPV Technology Ltd., accusing them of infringing Hitachi's patents on television receivers.

Vizio, one of the leading sellers of televisions in the U.S., and TPV are infringing eight patents related to broadcasting, receiving, adjusting and recording television signals, according to a complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Both Irvine, Calif.-based Vizio and Hong Kong-based TPV sell televisions in the U.S., including in Texas and the Eastern District in particular,...
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