IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Jan 04, 2010

Sharp and Toyoda Gosei Enter into LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

Sharp Corporation (head office: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture; President: Mikio Katayama; below, “Sharp”) and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd (head office: Kiyosu City, Aichi Prefecture; President: Hajime Wakayama) have today entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement covering LEDs (light-emitting diodes) and laser diodes.
  
This cross-licensing agreement grants each other the right to use inventions related to LEDs and laser diodes covered by the patents owned by the respective companies in Japan and in other countries. By entering into this cross-licensing agreement, the research and development by the two companies will be enhanced, thus contributing to the development of the ever-growing LED industry.
  
Sharp is aiming to create even more advanced LEDs and laser diodes to respond to market demand.

Add comment

You can add a comment by filling out the form below. Plain text formatting. Comments are moderated.

Question: What is 1 + 2 ?
Your answer:
FEATURED

Nationstar's UV LED - a Pioneer in the DUV Sterilization Industry

Nationstar's UV LED - a Pioneer in the DUV Sterilization Industry Since 2016, NATIONSTAR has launched near-ultraviolet LED, deep-ultraviolet LED and modules, with wide wavelength range, high reliability and good feedback in the market. At present, we have established partnerships with many well-known manufacturers. Read more »

FEATURED

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever-increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy. Typical performance is now 675 lm with 172 lm/W in ... Read more »

FEATURED

Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability

Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability The XLamp® XM-L3 LED delivers a massive 55% upgrade in maximum light output over the XM L2 LED, providing a single-die LED point source for precise optical control. The XM-L3 LED shares the same mechanical and optical footprint as the original XM-L® and XM-L2 LEDs, providing a seamless upgrade path ... Read more »