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Sony, Samsung Shut Off Apeldyn LCD Patent Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 3, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Thursday threw out Apeldyn Corp.’s lawsuit claiming that Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. infringed its patent over LCD technology, saying that the patent was invalid and that a 2013 Federal Circuit decision against Apeldyn barred the claims.

Barring an appeal, the ruling ends an on-again, off-again patent suit between Apeldyn and several electronics companies that began in 2008.

U.S. District Court Judge Sue L. Robinson concurred with Sony and Samsung’s motion to dismiss on collateral estoppel grounds, saying that a...
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