ITC To Probe LG's Zenith Claims On Sony TV Imports

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission agreed Wednesday to investigate LG Electronics Inc. unit Zenith Electronics LLC's claims that Sony Corp.'s imported digital televisions infringe three of the Illinois company's patents.

The agency voted to open a probe into Sony and two of its U.S. subsidiaries based on Zenith's allegations that the televisions infringe its patents for technology involving receivers for processing digital television signals, including receivers capable of processing a signal formatted under the requirements of the U.S. digital television standard.

Filed in late April, Zenith's...
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