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Tokyo District Court Dismisses Everlight Patent Infringement Claims Against Nichia, Citizen, and Daiko

Nichia of Japan reported that the Tokyo District Court dismissed Everlight’s patent infringement lawsuit seeking injunctions. On October 5, 2018, Nichia says that the Tokyo District Court in Japan completely dismissed the claims of Everlight in the a patent infringement lawsuit that Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. filed against Nichia Corporation,…

South Korean Government Funds OLED Display Production and Research Facility

The South Korean government will open an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) manufacturing facility and research and development center in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province, according to a Pulse News article. The government will invest about 528 billion won ($467.8 million) over the next seven years, the largest-ever for a state-led research…
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Taiwan LED Makers Post Lower Revenues Compared to First Three Quarters of 2017

Three major Tawain-based LED makers, Everlight Electronics, Lextar, and Epistar, all posted on-year drops in September revenues, according to a DigiTimes article. LED packaging service provider Everlight reported September consolidated revenues of NT$2.043 billion (US$66.7 million), lowering 7.71% compared to the previous month and 13.11% compared to September of 2017.…

Archipelago and Seoul Settle Patent Disputes

Seoul Semiconductor based in Ansan, South Korea, reported that it and Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. have resolved two patent infringement lawsuits it filed against Archipelago Lighting, Inc. in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California. Archipelago sells LED bulbs. In 2017, Seoul filed the company's first…

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