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Viavi Bid to Block LG Gesture-Recognition Devices Gets ITC Probe

Dec. 19, 2019, 9:24 PM

The U.S. International Trade Commission said it will investigate a patent-infringement complaint Viavi Solutions filed against LG Electronics over certain mobile phones and tablets featuring facial- and gesture-recognition technology.

  • Viavi, a leader in three-dimensional motion-sensing technology, seeks an import ban on the LG G8 ThinQ mobile phone, which it claims infringes three patents
  • NOTE: Viavi in November filed complaints with the ITC and in California federal court against the same defendants
  • NOTE: Commission typically completes investigations in about 15-18 months
  • CASE: In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices with Optical Filters and Optical Sensor Systems and Components Thereof, Inv. No....

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