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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 »

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