VIZIO Files TV Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against LG Electronics - Seeks Injunction and Monetary Damages

June 5, 2009

Irvine, CA. -- June 5, 2009 -- VIZIO, America’s #1 HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today that it has filed an infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland against LG Electronics, Inc., a Korean maker and seller of digital televisions, related components and other products, and its wholly-owned subsidiary LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.

In the suit, VIZIO, a U.S. company based in Irvine, California, alleges that LG infringes numerous VIZIO patents in its manufacturing, importation and distribution of certain products including high definition televisions.

VIZIO is seeking an injunction prohibiting LG from importing and selling infringing high definition televisions and is also seeking award of damages for past infringing sales.

VIZIO, Inc., "Where Vision Meets Value," headquartered in Irvine, California, is America’s HDTV Company and Consumer Electronics Company. In 2007, VIZIO skyrocketed to the top by becoming the #1 selling brand of flat panel HDTVs in North America and became the first American brand in over a decade to lead major categories in U.S. TV sales. Since 2007 VIZIO HDTVs shipments remain in the TOP ranks in the U.S. and are again #1 in Q1, 2009 with over 20% market share. VIZIO is committed to bringing feature-rich flat panel televisions to market at a value through practical innovation. VIZIO offers a broad range of award winning Plasma and LCD HDTVs including the new XVT series. VIZIO’s products are found at Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Sears, Walmart, Target, BJ's Wholesale, and other retailers nationwide along with authorized online partners. VIZIO has won numerous awards including a #1 ranking in the Inc. 500 for Top Companies in Computers and Electronics, Good Housekeeping's Best Big-Screens, CNET's Top 10 Holiday Gifts and PC World's Best Buy among others. For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit on the web at

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Source: VIZIO, Inc.

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