Whirlpool Corp. Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against LG Electronics

Submitted by patentadmin on Sun, 03/14/2010 - 00:00

March 14, 2010 - A jury in federal court in Delaware delivered a favorable verdict and a $1.78 million damages award for Whirlpool Corporation in its 2-year-old patent infringement lawsuit against LG Electronics.

The jury found that certain LG-manufactured side-by-side door refrigerators infringe on Whirlpool Corporation's patent, U.S. Patent 6,082,130, which is directed to a refrigerator in-the-door ice system.

In addition, the jury found that Whirlpool did not infringe an LG patent related to refrigerator water dispenser technology.