LED Business News

Bridgelux Refutes Everlight Patent Lawsuit

Bridgelux has come out with a news release that refutes the claims of the Everlight patent infringement lawsuit against the company in the United States. According to Bridgelux, its 2835 surface mount device (SMD) products incorporate cutting-edge technology to provide unprecedented performance at competitive prices. Furthermore, Bridgelux says that its …

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Seoul Resolves Patent Lawsuit Against Kmart

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. reported that they resolved patent litigation that the company filed against Kmart Corporation on behalf of Seoul and The Regents of the University of California. Seoul filed the patent case in U.S. Federal District Court. The case asserted infringement of eight …

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Seoul Semiconductor not Done in Patent Fight with Everlight

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. reported that on April 28, 2017, the company’s German subsidiary Seoul Semiconductor Europe GmbH (“Seoul”) filed a patent infringement complaint at the District Court of Düsseldorf in Germany against Mouser Electronic Inc. The complaint accused Mouser of selling Everlight LED products that infringe its U.S. patents. In …

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Sharp and Foxconn Companies to Acquire MicroLED Display Startup eLux

Sharp will partner with Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, CyberNet Venture Capital, and panel maker Innolux to acquire U.S. microLED display startup eLux, according to a Nikkei article. Delaware-based eLux plans to commercialize microLED-based large displaysfor which liquid crystal technology is less suited. The companies have scheduled the acquisition for October. All …

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Cree Reports Transition to New CEO

Cree, Inc. reported that CEO Chuck Swoboda, company chairman, president, and CEO will step down from his executive positions and his membership of the board of directors. However, Mr. Swoboda plans to stay at the company until the board appoints a successor. Afterward, he will serve as a consultant to …

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New Joint Venture Cree Venture LED Company Combines Cree and San’an Opto

U.S.-based LED maker Cree, Inc. announced it is forming a joint venture with Chinese firm San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to produce and deliver mid-power lighting class, packaged LEDs. Cree reports that the exclusive arrangement will serve the expanding markets of Europe, North and South America, and Japan. The venture will …

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