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Patent Lawsuit Marks Latest Episode in Hisense-Sharp TV Dispute

In its lawsuit, Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense has demanding that three Sharp units pay it $1.5 million in compensation for infringing on one of its patents. Photo: Visual China
In its lawsuit, Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense has demanding that three Sharp units pay it $1.5 million in compensation for infringing on one of its patents. Photo: Visual China

Chinese television manufacturer Hisense is suing its former Japanese co-star over patent infringement, as their long-running dispute shows no signs off going off air.

Hisense Electric Co. Ltd. has filed a lawsuit against three Chinese subsidiaries of Sharp Corp., arguing that nine Sharp television models produced and sold in China make use of a Hisense patent, according to a statement by Beijing Intellectual Property Court on Wednesday.

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