LG Comes Out Clean From Whirlpool Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has handed South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. a victory in a drawn-out patent suit brought by Whirlpool Corp. over its two washing machine patents.

LG said on Sunday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit earlier this month affirmed a lower court decision granting LG’s bid for summary judgment that it did not infringe one patent and found the other one invalid.

The Federal Circuit’s Oct. 10 ruling clears the way for the cell phone and household appliance manufacturer to...
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