Fed. Circ. Clears AUO, Chi Mei In LCD Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday ruled liquid crystal display panels manufactured by Taiwanese companies AU Optronics Corp. and Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. do not infringe a patent held by Apeldyn Corp. covering technology  that improves the performance LCD panels.

In a one-page order, the appeals court backed a lower court's prior noninfringement rulings in favor of AUO and Chi Mei. The decision likely clears AUO and Chi Mei of potential liability over Apeldyn's patent, which has been asserted against several other prominent LCD makers.

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