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Nichia obtains 2 white LED patents from EPO, enhances patent infringement charge against Everlight Electronics

Jul 27, 15:12

Japan-based Nichia has obtained two new white LED patents mainly concerning YAG phosphoric material from the European Patent Office (EPO). The two patents strengthen a pending charge...

China 1H15 patent applications up 20.5% on year

Jul 24, 14:40

China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) received 1.124 million patent applications (invention, utility or design) and granted 471,000 patents in the first half of 2015,...

Epistar licenses LED filament patent to China-based Leedarson Lighting

Jul 24, 12:01

LED Epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has licensed its LED filament patent to China-based LED lighting maker Leedarson Lighting for making LED filament style light bulbs. The...

Heraeus files patent infringement complaint against Giga Solar

Jun 11, 12:03

Germany-based Heraeus Holding on June 10 filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court a charge against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials for allegedly...

Aten International accuses Unisum, Beijing Hardlink of patent infringement

Jun 5, 14:39

KVM switch solution provider Aten International on June 4 announced that it has filed with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court in northern China against China-based KVM providers...

Everlight wins against Nichia in US patent infringement suit

Apr 27, 15:01

In April 2012, Everlight Electronics filed for declaratory judgment of invalidity and non-infringement of Nichia's US patents related to white LEDs, including US Patent Nos. 5998925...

MediaTek responds to patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against its China-based affiliate

Stockwatch - Apr 24, 14:58

The recent patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against Goodix Technology in the US will not affect MediaTek's overall operations, according to the Taiwan-based IC design...

Synaptics files patent complaints in protection of touch sensing technology

Apr 23, 22:22

Synaptics has announced the filing of complaints against BLU Products and two Goodix entities, including Goodix Technology, in the US International Trade Commission (USITC) and US...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft patent fee cut to attract vendors to pre-install apps in Android products

Apr 14, 11:14

According to Digitimes Research's latest findings from Taiwan's and China's smartphone/tablet upstream supply chain, in exchange for hardware players to pre-install its software applications...

Heraeus claims patent for Te-added glass material used to manufacture PV paste

Mar 18, 15:14

Germany-based Heraeus has announced joint possession with Japan-based Shoei Chemical of a patent regarding Te (tellurium)-added glass material used to make conductive silver PV paste...

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm antitrust probe reshapes patent licensing in China

Feb 17, 15:46

China's anti-trust investigation of Qualcomm has come to an end with the US chip vendor making concessions in order control damage to its operations in the country. The fine for the...

Foxconn taking different approach on patent management

Jan 27, 12:10

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently changed its strategy for patent acquisition and instead of trying to push the number of patents, the Taiwan-based maker...

Cree sues Unity Opto for alleged patent infringement

Jan 14, 11:42

US-based LED lighting vendor Cree has filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin a charge against Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Nvidia steps up efforts for GPU licensing

Jan 5, 15:55

To find new outlets for its GPU business, Nvidia has started licensing its GPU architecture to other application processor (AP) designers. Kepler was the first GPU platform Nvidia...

Lof Solar sues Sunshine PV for alleged patent infringement

Dec 23, 11:34

Color crystalline silicon solar cell maker Lof Solar has filed a lawsuit with Taiwan Intellectual Property Court, accusing Sunshine PV, which makes CIGS thin-film PV modules and color...

Patent wars may become competitive strategy in China smartphone market

Nov 27, 12:04

China-based smartphone vendors may engage in patent wars in their home market as Huawei and ZTE reportedly have begun taking legal action against rivals including Xiaomi Technology,...

Biostar says Samsung-Nvidia lawsuit not affecting operation

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 16:08

Commenting on Samsung Electronics' complaints to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against Nvidia and its clients over the Nvidia Shield tablet's alleged violation of eight...

China-based smartphone vendors bracing for patent complaints, say sources

Nov 14, 12:37

International brands such Nokia, Microsoft and Ericsson, which hold numerous patents related mobile communications, reportedly are likely to take legal action against some China-based...

ASE payment to settle patent litigation with Tessera reduced

Nov 6, 19:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that its payment to settle patent disputes with Tessera have been...

SAS obtains Taiwan patent for polycrystalline silicon wafer process

Oct 20, 15:08

Crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has obtained from Taiwan's Intellectual Property Office a patent for a process to grow polycrystalline silicon...

Tera Xtal wages patent infringement war

Oct 13, 14:33

Sapphire ingot maker Tera Xtal Technology has filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court a charge against Apple Asia, Apple's subsidiary based in Hong Kong, and Taiwan-based...

Japan Patent Office to cut examination process to five months

Oct 2, 18:41

To help enterprises acquire patents quicker, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has established a new examination system which will reduce the processing time from two years to five mon...

Cree accuses Harvatek, Kingbright of patent infringement in US

Sep 22, 10:34

US-based Cree has filed patent infringement lawsuits with the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin against Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Harvatek and Kingbright...

Asustek plans to accuse motherboard competitors of patent infringement

Sep 17, 15:14

Asustek Computer has launched X99 chipset motherboards featuring its in-house-developed OC Socket, a patented technology which hikes motherboard performance by 35%, but has found...

Foxconn files lawsuit in US against Japan IT vendors for LCD patent violations

Jun 26, 15:57

MiiCs & Partner, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group has filed a lawsuit in the US against Toshiba, Funai and Mitsubishi for violating its patents over TFT LCD products.

Giga Solar sees bigger share in PV silver paste market

May 23, 14:25

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials has seen increasing market share in the silver paste segment, heaping pressure on international competitors, such as DuPont,...

JPO renders Nichia's white LED patent invalid

May 19, 21:42

Everlight Electronics has announced that amid an invalidation trial on September 5th, 2011 against the Japanese Patent No. 4,530,094 (JP'094) owned by Nichia, Everlight has received...

China handset vendors may face increasing patent complaints, say sources

May 2, 15:58

China-based handset vendors have begun strengthening their patent portfolio or establishing defensive alliances to fend off increasing threats of patent complaints from international...

Foxconn sells communications patent package to Google

Apr 28, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) on April 28 announced the sale of a patent package to Google through US-based MiiCs & Partners. The patents concern the design,...

Microsoft and Dell sign patent licensing agreement

Mar 27, 11:41

Microsoft and Dell have announced a patent licensing agreement allowing the companies to share technology and build on each other's innovations. It is the continuation of a nearly...

Asia Optical pays over US$33 million to settle patent disputes with Kodak

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 10:52

Digital camera ODM Asia Optical has paid US$33.852 million in compensation to Eastman Kodak for infringing on Kodak patents with the production of digital cameras for Japan-based...

PTI to pay Tessera US$196 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Feb 27, 15:54

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with...

ASE to pay US$30 million to Tessera to settle patent case

Feb 26, 15:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that the company will pay Tessera a total of US$30 million to...

Lextar Electronics tops Taiwan LED makers in patent application in 2013

Feb 21, 15:10

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics filed applications for 208 patents with the Intellectual Property Office under...

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 13min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 16min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 17min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q15 sales to rise 15-20%

    Before Going to Press | 1h 17min ago

  • China IC backend firms reportedly obtain orders from Qualcomm, MediaTek

    Before Going to Press | 1h 18min ago

  • China-, Taiwan-based makers hike August prices for solar-grade polycrystalline silicon wafers

    Before Going to Press | 1h 18min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see flat shipment growth for large-size panels in 2H15

    Before Going to Press | 1h 19min ago

  • AUO expects weak panel demand in 2H15

    Before Going to Press | 1h 20min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 20min ago

  • E Ink and Netronix jointly invest in new development facilities

    Before Going to Press | 1h 21min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 1h 22min ago

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