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VIZIO and Competitors Reach Business Resolution

MPEG-2 Patent Lawsuit Dismissed

VIZIO, the fastest growing brand of flat panel HDTV’s in North America, announced today that it has entered into a business resolution settling a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuit was brought by several VIZIO competitors who license their MPEG-2 patents through MPEG-LA. As part of the settlement, VIZIO has entered into an MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License, and the lawsuit will be dismissed.

“We are pleased that we have reached a mutually acceptable business resolution, it is VIZIO’s policy to respect the rights of intellectual property, thoroughly investigate all claims and vigorously defend our legal rights when we feel a claim is invalid,” stated Laynie Newsome, VIZIO Co-Founder, VP Sales and Marketing Communications.

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