Sony wins summary proceedings against LG
News | March 10, 2011 - It was a spectacular day today, because after we first reported that the Dutch police thousands of PS3s took , then it became clear that there are 300,000 PS3s have been seized and then LG heard that180 million U.S. dollars revenue loss have suffered , there is now news about the lawsuit between Sony and LG.There is a statement, Sony has won the lawsuit against LG. The court in The Hague has just ruled and determined that the seizure of LG at 300,000 PlayStation 3's right to suspend. In addition, the LG costs of around 130,000 euros. This reporter knows our smooth Jelle to report from The Hague.
The statement required to LG directly to the Tax morning to report that the seizure is suspended. For every day that LG does not, the company must pay a fine of 200,000 euros. In addition, LG will first consult with Sony now commit before proceeding to distraint.
The tentative conclusion of a tumultuous day in The Hague is that Sony is the provisional winner in the patent problem between LG and Sony. According to LG, Sony Blu-ray several patents LG violated in the PlayStation 3. This involved not rule, for this interim was the subject of the seizure at LG's PlayStation 3.
The question that now remains is how the relationship between Sony and LG will be. The problems are still there and the story is not over. Probably, the merits and that means that the uncertainty surrounding the possible infringement of patents by Sony is not removed. It is also unclear where the seized PlayStation 3's go now. In any event, the PlayStation 3's from 11.00 hours tomorrow morning again distributed. In the Netherlands and in Europe.