NICHIA Corporation Articles
Full Spectrum LEDs outperform standard lighting
It has been announced that Full Spectrum LED products outperform conventional solutions, according to a study into the visual impact and perceptual performance of LED lighting by the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics (IBP) in Stuttgart, Germany.
UV LED technology supports evolving markets
Nichia is following up from its showcase at the RadTech 2020 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA. The company’s latest solutions are well suited for curing applications, but an extended portfolio is of particular benefit, as UV LED is known to be incredibly effective in killing viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa.
Innovative LED technology for retail sector
n Germany, a supermarket chain owner is experimenting with new LED technologies that move beyond straightforward product illumination. An EDEKA store installed lights using ground-breaking Vitasolis LEDs from NICHIA. Vitasolis offers a colour spectrum that recreates the effect of natural light on people.
German Court Finds Everlight LED Products to Infringe Nichia’s YAG Patent
On September 3, 2013, in the patent infringement lawsuits in Germany at the Düsseldorf District Court which Nichia Corporation filed against Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd and Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH (“Everlight”, docket number 4a O 56/12), as well as their German distributors Future Electronics Deutschland GmbH (docket number 4a O 59/12) and REGO Lighting GmbH (docket number 4a O 108/12), the court found with judgments...
Patent Infringement Lawsuit against White LED Products
Nichia Corporation and Chip One Stop, Inc. has agreed to resolve the patent infringement litigation regarding Nichia's patent No. 4530094 (patent No. 094) that had been pending in Tokyo District Court by settlement out of court.
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against White LED Products of EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd. of Taiwan
On Aug. 31, 2011, Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Chip One Stop, Inc. from infringing Nichia's patent (No. 4530094, or patent No. 094) with regard to white LED products (product number: GT 3528 series) manufactured by EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd.
The District Court Düsseldorf ordered a fine in white LED case
On January 18, 2011, the District Court Düsseldorf in Germany ordered The Republic Group Handelsvertretung GmbH (“TRG”) to comply with Nichia’s claims upon TRG’s acknowledgement and, in particular, to cease and desist from offering for sale, placing on the market or using, or importing or possessing for any of the aforesaid purposes in Germany regarding specific white LED products covered by Nichia’s YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 92...
U.S. Company Acknowledges Infringement of NICHIA Patent
NICHIA CORPORATION determined that LED-application products containing LEDs marketed by WILMAR CORPORATION used White LEDs that infringe at least one of Nichia’s U.S. patents. NICHIA demanded that WILMAR discontinue marketing the infringing products.