News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 05, 2011

Everlight Fights Back Against Nichia in LED Patent Battle

After Everlight won a victory over Nichia for the patent administrative litigation (Patent No. 089036) in the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court in October 2011, the Taiwan Supreme Court this November ruled in favor of Everlight again in the civil infringement case on Nichia’s patent in issue, which finalizes all cases regarding this patent. Furthermore, facing the situation that Nichia has affected fair competitive market mechanisms by filing patent infringement lawsuits and announcing press releases, Everlight decided to fight back. Today (12/1), Everlight brought a lawsuit in the Tokyo District Court demanding that Nichia stop spreading false allegations and seeking an award of damages. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 05, 2011

Everlight Fights Back Against Nichia in LED Patent Battle

After Everlight won a victory over Nichia for the patent administrative litigation (Patent No. 089036) in the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court in October 2011, the Taiwan Supreme Court this November ruled in favor of Everlight again in the civil infringement case on Nichia’s patent in issue, which finalizes all cases regarding this patent. Furthermore, facing the situation that Nichia has affected fair competitive market mechanisms by filing patent infringement lawsuits and announcing press releases, Everlight decided to fight back. Today (12/1), Everlight brought a lawsuit in the Tokyo District Court demanding that Nichia stop spreading false allegations and seeking an award of damages. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 02, 2011

Seoul Semiconductor and Philips Enter Into a Cross-License Agreement

Today, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. announced that they and Royal Philips Electronics have agreed to settle their pending legal cases and to enter into a cross-license agreement covering patents relating to specific LED technology areas. Under this arrangement, each party gains access to a substantial part of the other party's patent portfolios for various LED level technologies. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 02, 2011

Seoul Semiconductor and Philips Enter Into a Cross-License Agreement

Today, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. announced that they and Royal Philips Electronics have agreed to settle their pending legal cases and to enter into a cross-license agreement covering patents relating to specific LED technology areas. Under this arrangement, each party gains access to a substantial part of the other party's patent portfolios for various LED level technologies. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 02, 2011

Rejection of Osram’s Infringement Case vs. Dominant Issued by OLG Karlsruhe

The OLG Karlsruhe and the Landgericht Mannheim has confirmed that 10 of the claims against DOMINANT are not valid. As a result of the proceedings, the Federal Patent Court of Germany have also nullified 4 out of 7 Osram intellectual property rights and the European Patent Office has revoked one. Osram has been ordered to pay court fees. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Dec 02, 2011

Rejection of Osram’s Infringement Case vs. Dominant Issued by OLG Karlsruhe

The OLG Karlsruhe and the Landgericht Mannheim has confirmed that 10 of the claims against DOMINANT are not valid. As a result of the proceedings, the Federal Patent Court of Germany have also nullified 4 out of 7 Osram intellectual property rights and the European Patent Office has revoked one. Osram has been ordered to pay court fees. Read more »

News-Spot | Nov 24, 2011

The Inventor of the White LED Celebrates his 80th Birthday

Congratulations to the 80th birthday of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schneider who invented the white LED which is composed of a single semiconductor chip His invention illuminates the world: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schneider, former head of department at Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and inventor of the white LED, celebrates his 80th birthday at 25.11.2011. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Nov 18, 2011

element14’s New Technology Portal Gives Design Engineers a One-Stop Location for Information on the Industry’s Newest Technologies

element14, a collaborative global electronics community from Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), has launched its New Technology portal, dedicated to showcasing the electronics industry’s latest new technologies and products. This new portal provides engineers and designers detailed information to help them with the challenge of familiarising themselves with new technology, that is less than 12 months old. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Nov 15, 2011

IMS Research Issues New Forecast in Its Updated Quarterly LED Supply and Demand Report

Total MOCVD Unit Share IMS Research has released the MOCVD chapters of its 300-page Quarterly LED Supply and Demand Report on November 1st which revealed significant changes in MOCVD market share and the MOCVD market outlook. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Oct 24, 2011

Nu Horizons Electronics Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Samsung LED

Nu Horizons Electronics (www.nuhorizons.com), an Arrow Electronics company, announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Samsung LED (www.samsungLED.com). Under the agreement, Nu Horizons customers around the world will have access to Samsung LED’s complete portfolio of energy-saving, long-life and environmentally friendly mid-power and high-power LEDs along with indoor and outdoor light engines. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Mar 01, 2002

IST Obtains Further UK LED & OLED Driver Patent to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Ripple Current Through SSL Loads

Integrated System Technologies (IST) Ltd announced today the issuing by the UK Patent Office of its patent that covers power supply technologies for the rapidly expanding LED and OLED lighting sector. Read more »

News-Spot | IP, Reports & Roadmaps | Mar 01, 2002

IST Obtains Further UK LED & OLED Driver Patent to Improve Efficiency and Reduce Ripple Current Through SSL Loads

Integrated System Technologies (IST) Ltd announced today the issuing by the UK Patent Office of its patent that covers power supply technologies for the rapidly expanding LED and OLED lighting sector. Read more »

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