Pioneer Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Samsung SDI.
Pioneer is a leading innovator in PDP technology and has developed a portfolio of fundamental patents in the field. Pioneer has been negotiating in good faith with SDI for a license to Pioneer's PDP patent portfolio since April of 2005. Pioneer, however determined that litigation was necessary in order to protect the value of its intellectual property in the PDP product field.
(*1) Pioneer patents in suit
U.S. Patent No. 5,182,489: Plasma display having increased brightness
U.S. Patent No. 5,640,068: Surface discharge plasma display
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