Police Search Samsung Offices In OLED Tech Theft Probe

Law360, Los Angeles (April 10, 2013, 11:04 PM EDT) -- South Korean police on Tuesday searched Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s headquarters for documents related to an alleged theft of organic light-emitting diode technology, the same technology over which LG Display Co. Ltd. is suing Samsung for patent infringement in an unrelated case.

Police in the South Korean city of Asan are investigating allegations that LG's partners leaked OLED technology secrets and say rival Samsung may be involved, according to Bloomberg. In July, police reportedly charged six LG employees with stealing OLED information from Samsung, although LG...
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