ITC To Probe Samsung, LG TVs For Alleged Infringement

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 12:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday launched an investigation into imports of televisions made by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., LG Electronics Inc. and other companies in light of allegations that they contain tuner technology that infringes three Cresta Technology Corp. patents.

The ITC formally announced the launching of the case in a Federal Register notice, following up on a petition filed by Santa Clara, Calif.,-based Cresta Technology Corp. last month. CrestaTech alleged that U.S. firms Silicon Laboratories Inc. and MaxLinear Inc. have manufactured the infringing tuners, which...
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