Everlight Loses Nichia LED Patent Appeal

by Bob Raikes

The court of appeal in Düsseldorf, Germany, has confirmed that Everlight and its German subsidiary were in breach of Nichia’s patents, so Everlight’s appeal against the early decision in favour of Nichia has been …

Tags:Germany| Large Display Monitor| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Nichia| Patents| Vol 24 - Issue 01

Injunctions vs Everlight Based on Nichia’s YAG Patent Granted in Germany

by Milos Pavlovic

Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) filed a request for three preliminary injunctions in Germany at the Düsseldorf District Court against Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Everlight”), alleging that the white LED products “334-15/X1C5-1QSA”, „334-15/T2C2-1TVB“ and „XI3535-KT577J1-03201-000P“ manufactured …

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Nichia Takes Action Against HTC

by Bob Raikes

Nichia has taken legal action against HTC Nippon and its distributor in Japan over the use of white LEDs in the HTC smartphone Desire 626 which are said to have infringed Nichia’s patents, JP5177317 …

Tags:HTC| Japan| LCD Backlights| LED| Litigation| Mobile Display Monitor| Nichia| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 42


Physics Prize Goes to LED Inventors

by Helen Vince

Lighting – The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded on October 7, 2014 “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. The prize was awarded to Isamu …

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