LG Asks For Ban On Infringing BMW, Audi Sales In Korea

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Wednesday sued BMW AG and Audi AG in South Korea, accusing the automakers of using light-emitting diodes manufactured by rival Osram and stepping up its global patent infringement battle against the Siemens AG unit.

LG asked the Seoul Central District Court to block sales of cars made by BMW and Audi that incorporate the Osram-made LED products that allegedly infringe LG patents.

“Because local branches of BMW and Audi are using Osram’s LED applications that infringe on LG patents, LG is seeking...
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