Sony, LG Settle Patent Suits

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Sony Corp. and LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday they have settled patent disputes in California federal court and the U.S. International Trade Commission over digital and high definition televisions, Blu-ray disc players and cameras.

The settlement in California federal court will resolve infringement claims both Sony and LG have leveled against each other in several cases that were eventually consolidated into the current action. The parties kept the details of the proposed deal confidential.

The Asian technology giants also agreed to settle LG claims that sparked...
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