By Eric Schweibenz
On October 22, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination on Violation (“ID”) in Certain Devices For Improving Uniformity Used In A Backlight Module and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-805).

By way of background, the Complainants in this matter are Industrial Technology Research Institute and ITRI International and the Respondents are LG Electronics, Inc., LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., LG Display Co., Ltd. and LG Display America, Inc. (collectively, “LG”). 

According to the notice, ALJ Essex determined that there has been no violation of Section 337 by LG in this investigation with respect to claims 6, 9 and 10 of U.S. Patent No. 6,883,932.

The notice issued by ALJ Essex released only the information noted above.  We will provide additional information after the public version of the ID issues in its entirety.