Siemens Sues Samsung, LG Over LED Patents

Law360, New York (June 6, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Siemens AG unit Osram GmbH on Monday filed patent suits over light-emitting diode technology against LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in several countries, including at the U.S. International Trade Commission and in federal courts in Delaware and California.

Osram filed separate complaints against Samsung and LG at the ITC, claiming that the companies are selling televisions and other products using white and surface-mountable light-emitting diodes that infringe numerous Osram patents.

The company also filed separate suits over the same technology against Samsung in...
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