Tech Co. Zaps Sony Over LCD Projector Patent

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 4:15 PM EDT) -- Sony Corp. was hit with a lawsuit Thursday in Texas federal court alleging the electronics giant infringed a patent related to LCD video projectors in order to capitalize on the devices’ booming popularity.

The suit by UK-based Compound Photonics Ltd. aims to block Sony from making and selling projectors — including some high-end 3-D systems — that allegedly infringe a patent for improving the image quality of LCD displays.

“Sony Corp. has directly and knowingly induced others to infringe the [patent] so as to exploit the...
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