Zenith Targets Sony Over HDTV Patents

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Zenith Electronics LLC slapped Sony Corp. and two subsidiaries with a lawsuit in Chicago on Friday claiming that the Japanese technology giant's high-definition televisions infringe two patents.

Friday's complaint against Sony, Sony Corp. of America and Sony Electronics Inc. came just days after a federal judge in Texas granted Sony's bid to move a separate patent suit Zenith brought against the same three defendants to California.

The suit Lincolnshire, Ill.-based Zenith filed Friday targeted Sony HDTV and receiver products that implement the Advanced Television Systems Committee...
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