Sharp to share PC LCD patents with AU Optronics

Japanese electronics maker Sharp said on Friday it had agreed to share technology on liquid crystal displays (LCD) used in personal computers with Taiwan's AU Optronics.

Sharp, the world's top maker of LCD televisions, has been embroiled in a legal dispute with AU over patents for PC-use LCDs and has also sued an AU affiliate in Japan, claiming infringement on its technology for larger panels used in flat TVs.

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