Samsung, Sony, Sharp Face Patent Suit Over LCDs

Law360, New York (September 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Electronics makers including Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corp. and Sony Corp. are facing a patent infringement suit over technology used to improve image quality in liquid crystal display computer monitors and televisions.

In a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, Oregon-based Apeldyn Corp. accuses five makers of LCDs of selling products that infringe U.S. Patent Number 5,347,382.

In addition to Samsung, Sharp and Sony, the defendants include Taiwanese companies AU Optronics Corp. and Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp....
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