LG Wins ITC Probe Of Sony TVs, Blu-Ray Players

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 5:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission voted Friday to launch a probe of digital televisions and Blu-ray disc players imported by Sony Corp., responding to claims by LG Electronics Inc. that the devices infringed its patents.

The ITC said it would open an investigation to determine whether Sony’s imports of devices with Blu-ray disc components and digital TV components tread on LG patents in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Respondents in the consolidated investigation include Sony Corp. of Japan, Sony Corp. of...
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