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LG-Samsung patent dispute

SEOUL, March 21 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Thursday accused Samsung Display Co. and Samsung Electronics Co. of illegally using its technology and demanded the two companies pay for the patents, the latest development in the Samsung-LG display feud. Samsung Display and LG Display Co., the world's two biggest display makers, have been embroiled in a patent tussle over organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and liquid crystal display (LCD) technologies that later expanded to their TV-making affiliates Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.

Samsung-LG-display patent dispute

SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Display Co., the world's biggest display maker, has decided to drop a patent suit against LG Electronics Co. over liquid-crystal display technologies, paving the way for both sides to end a long-running legal battle, industry sources said Wednesday. The two display giants have been embroiled in a patent tussle over organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and LCD technologies that broke out on the heels of a police investigation into an alleged leak of technologies from Samsung Display to LG Display last year.
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