LG Wants To Consolidate Hitachi Plasma Display Cases

Law360, New York (November 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- LG Electronics Inc. has asked a Texas federal court to consolidate four lawsuits in which the Japanese company and its South Korean rival Hitachi Ltd. have parried patent infringement allegations over plasma display technology.

LG filed a motion to consolidate the suits on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where all four suits are pending. LG said the eight LG patents and seven Hitachi patents involved in the suits were all part of the same discussions between the companies that...
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