Samsung Sues Matsushita Over Plasma Screen Patents

Law360, New York (December 7, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Electronics makers Samsung and Matsushita will head to court over patents for plasma TVs after Samsung filed a suit accusing the Japanese rival of infringing three of its patents for plasma screen technology.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, names both Panasonic Corp. and parent Matsushita as defendants, and alleges that two of the company’s television sets have parts that infringe Samsung patents.

The lawsuit adds to the litigation between the two companies, which began in September when...
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