Judge Throws Out LG Electronics' Patent Lawsuit Vs. U.S., Taiwanese PC Makers

Law360, New York (December 8, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a decision that could represent the final blow to an aggressive licensing program by LG Electronics, a federal judge in Northern California has thrown out the Korean electronics maker’s four-year patent lawsuit against U.S. and Taiwanese makers of computers and motherboards.

The lawsuits, filed in federal courts in Virginia and New Jersey in 2000, were later transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

On Nov. 30, U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken granted the defendants’ motions for summary judgment on...
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