IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Sep 17, 2010

Epistar and Toyoda Gosei Sign Cross-License Agreement

Two LED chip makers, Taiwan-based Epistar Corporation and Japan`s Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., have signed a cross-license agreement to allow the companies to use each other’s patents for specific LED technologies. Read more »

IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Sep 09, 2010

Nichia Files 4 Provisional Injunction Actions Against a Seller of LED Light Bulbs

Nichia Corporation announced today that it had filed four provisional injunction actions in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Tsannkuen Japan (Sankun Nihon Denki Kabushiki Kaisha) from infringing Nichia's patent. Nichia believes white LEDs used in certain LED light bulb products of Tsannkuen Japan, sold by G.K. Seiyu and K.K. Yamada Denki, infringe Nichia's white LED patents (No. 3724498, No. 3995011, No. 4109297, No. 4530094), and have come to file the provisional injunction actions in Tokyo District court. The patent is one of Nichia's patents concerning the technology of combining phosphor with blue LED, and is employed in many white LED products that combine phosphor with blue LED. Read more »

IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Nov 14, 2009

Seoul Concludes a Cross License Agreement with TOE of Europe

Seoul enters into a cross license agreement with TOE Europe and its patent partners. Based on this agreement, Seoul enhances its flexibility in manufacturing LEDs. Read more »

FEATURED

Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED

Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED Lumileds introduces the LUXEON HL2X, the ideal choice for roadway lighting and sports lighting fixtures with the highest flux and efficiency in an industry standard package. "With 318+ lumens at 700 mA and 85°C, LUXEON HL2X delivers more 'field usable lumens' for optical engineers to work with. ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight A small LED torch that emits deep red light could help improve declining eyesight, scientists have said: A study by University College London, involving a small sample size of 24 people, has shown that staring at long wavelength light for three minutes every day can "significantly improve vision" ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection Signify, the world leader in lighting, is increasing its UV-C lighting production capacity and expanding its UV-C product portfolio. The company is leveraging more than 35 years of expertise in UV-C lighting to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects. Read more »