LG, Netflix, Others Face ITC Probe Over Rovi Patent Claims

Law360, New York (June 5, 2012, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate Rovi Corp.'s claims that LG Electronics Inc., Netflix Inc. and others violated U.S. trade law by selling and importing televisions and other products that include patent-infringing parental control and program guide technology, the ITC said Tuesday.

The ITC said in a notice to be published in the Federal Register on Wednesday that it decided to launch the probe into allegations from Rovi and several subsidiaries that companies including LG, Netflix, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Vizio Inc. ran afoul of...
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