Another International Patent Cross-Licensing War

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- It looks like another international patent cross-licensing war has broken out. This time, the fight relates to cross-licensing LED patents. German giant Siemens AG has sued Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and LG Electronics Inc. alleging that they are infringing Siemens' LED patents. Siemens filed suit in Germany (as one might expect), but also filed in the United States in both the U.S. International Trade Commission and in district court.


According to the New York Times, the Chinese are investing billions of dollars in low-cost LEDs...
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