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2138a太阳城 Nichia’s White LED Patent Was Decided Invalid in Taiwan2138a太阳城 2138a太阳城

2017-05-10

太阳城3122 – Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. filed an invalidation request against Nichia’s white LED patent No. 383,508 with the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) in August 2011. The patent was directed to YAG phosphors being used in LEDs and flat panel lighting sources. TIPO held the patent invalid in July 2016. Later, although Nichia opposed to such decision, the opposition was denied on March 29, 2017 and Nichia’s patent was decided invalid.

  In response to Nichia’s May 9 press release regarding the U.S. litigation, it is to emphasize that the appellate court confirmed the district court’s finding of no injunction against Everlight’s products.

  Everlight on April 25, 2017 sued Nichia, Citizen, and Daiko in the Tokyo District Court for infringing Everlight’s COB patents. Everlight requested the Court to enjoin the defendants from selling, manufacturing, importing or exporting any infringing products. Defendants were also requested to destroy any inventories of infringing products and bear Everlight’s damages due to the infringement.

Everlight respects intellectual property rights and does not tolerate any infringement and will devote to the protection of customers’ and shareholders’ benefits and rights.

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EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd. was founded in 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan led by Chairman Robert Yeh. EVERLIGHT has over 34 years of R&D experience for reliable capability. With immediate service and an excellent brand reputation, EVERLIGHT has taken top five worldwide in the competitive LED market. Our products are manufactured and packed in-house to guarantee maximum quality and service. EVERLIGHT provides a diverse product portfolio consisting of High Power LEDs, SMD LEDs, Lamps, Lighting Components, LED Lighting Modules, Digital Displays, Opto-couplers and Infrared Components for various applications. Today, EVERLIGHT is a global company with over 6,400 employees based in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Germany and U.S.A.

Please visit us at www.everlight.com / PR Contact: pr@everlight.com

 

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