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Solar cell makers have yet to see impact from Kyocera 3-busbar patent

Oct 16, 12:18

Japan-based solar firm Kyocera obtained a patent for 3-busbar solar cell structure in Japan on September 4, 2012. According to foreign media reports, the firm may use the patent to...

AUO signs patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink and Hydis

Oct 12, 15:30

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has signed patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink Holdings and its subsidiary in South Korea, Hydis Technologies. The parties have agreed...

Nokia, HTC may engage in patent lawsuits over WP8 smartphones, say sources

Sep 27, 01:50

Nokia and HTC may engage in a new round of patent lawsuits over Windows Phone 8 models released recently by the two vendors due to their similar designs, according to industry sour...

IV settles patent disputes with Hynix, Elpida

Sep 25, 10:38

Intellectual Ventures (IV) has announced that it has reached settlement agreements with SK Hynix and Elpida Memory, and resolved all pending patent infringement litigation with both...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

E Ink and Sharp sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Jul 13, 14:36

E Ink, the world's largest electronic paper display (EPD) supplier has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Sharp to use TFT and LCD technologies.

SemiLEDs and Cree end patent litigation

Jun 27, 15:56

SemiLEDs Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced that SemiLEDs and Cree have agreed to end their respective patent infringement litigation...

InterDigital agrees to US$375 million patent transaction with Intel

Jun 19, 14:43

InterDigital and Intel have announced that certain of InterDigital's subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell to Intel roughly 1,700 patents and patent applications...

Nichia appeals patent ruling favoring Everlight

Jun 6, 01:45

Nichia has announced that the company has made an appeal with the Supreme Court of Japan against a Japan Patent Office's ruling in favor of Everlight Electronics over a patent disp...

Everlight wins YAG white light LED patent against Nichia

May 25, 16:19

Everlight Electronics recently filed an invalidation action with the Japan Patent Office against Nichia Corporation's YAG white light LED patent JP3503139 and has received the decision...

Lumenpulse receives US patent on technology that converts analog to digital signals allowing lighting control over AC power lines

May 18, 15:10

Lumenpulse, a manufacturer of high performance, architectural LED-based lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and urban environments, recently announced it has received...

Sentelic accuses Samsung, HTC, Apple, RIM of patent infringement

May 11, 15:47

Taiwan-based touch controller IC and touchpad maker Sentelic has filed a patent complaint against Samsung Electronics, HTC, Apple and Research in Motion (RIM) in the US, accusing...

Asustek involved in Pragmatus patent infringement charges

Mar 19, 12:03

Patent licensing company Pragmatus has filed charges with the US International Trade Commission against Asustek Computer and several other vendors for alleged infringement of its...


MediaTek, Rambus sign patent license deal

Mar 9, 10:42

Rambus has signed a patent license agreement with MediaTek, according to the technology licensing company. The agreement covers the use of Rambus patented innovations in a broad range...

Apple to pay Elan US$5 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 14:59

IC design house Elan Microelectronics has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with Apple.

China market: Handset makers form alliance to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits

Dec 30, 01:15

A number of handset makers in China, including Lenovo, ZTE, TCL, Coolpad and Konka, has formed an alliance in preparation to counter possible patent infringement lawsuits to bring...

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation files red phosphor patent infringement lawsuit in Korea

Dec 21, 14:08

On December 20, 2011, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) filed an infringement lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court against a US company, Intematix Corporation, and a Korean...

Asustek not afraid of patent lawsuits, says chairman

Dec 21, 01:25

Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer holds many patents concerning 3G communications and therefore does not worry about patent infringement charges, according to company chairman...

Impact of ITC ruling on HTC less than expected

Dec 20, 16:03

The final decision of the US International Trade Commission (ITC) in favor of Apple in a patent dispute with HTC will have limited impact on HTC as the scope of patent violation and...

LED maker Everlight to sue Nichia

Dec 2, 11:18

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics has decided to file a complaint with the Tokyo District Court against Japan-based LED maker Nichia, accusing the company of lodging untruthful allegations...

Nanya, Intellectual Ventures strike deal

Dec 1, 16:08

Nanya Technology and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into an intellectual property license agreement, according to the companies.

Commentary: HTC faced with more pressure on product competition than patent litigation

Nov 29, 17:08

While HTC has been facing a double whammy in patent infringement lawsuits and a dwindling of its product competitiveness, sources in the handset industry believe that the pressure...

HTC considers to appeal S3 Graphics patent lawsuit against Apple

Nov 22, 14:31

Judging High Tech Computer's (HTC's) lawsuit against Apple over infringement of S3 Graphics patents, the International Trade Commission (ITC) of the US, on November 21, ruled that...

Elpida lodges patent infringement complaint against Nanya

Nov 17, 01:40

Elpida Memory has announced two filings of a complaint in two countries against Nanya Technology for patent infringement.

Integrated licensing of LTE patents not available until 2013, say Taiwan makers

Nov 14, 10:49

While there are LTE-enabled terminal devices available for sale, integrated licensing of LTE patents will not be available at least until the end of 2012, according to Taiwan-based...

Google to maintain a well-functioning Android ecosystem

Nov 10, 01:00

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, commenting on concerns about the company's acquisition of Motorola during his visit to Taiwan on November 9, pointed out that the company will...

Commentary: LED lighting moving towards patent-dominated market

Oct 24, 12:05

The big LED lighting pie has been attracting many firms to enter the market, heating up competition between traditional and new firms. Fierce competition can lead to patent wars as...

Everlight wins patent infringement lawsuit filed by Nichia in Taiwan

Oct 21, 01:15

Taiwan's Supreme Administrative Court, regarding Japan-based Nichia's accusations that Taiwan-based LED packaging company Everlight Electronics infringed upon its Patent Nos.089 and...

Market watchers optimistic about VIA winning lawsuit against Apple

Sep 26, 16:25

Market watchers believe that VIA Technologies has a good chance of winning its recently filed patent lawsuit against Apple.

VIA sues Apple for patent infringement

Sep 23, 14:02

VIA Technologies has announced it has taken legal action against Apple, filing a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court of...

Wistron signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures for patent protection

Sep 22, 14:05

Wistron and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have announced that they entered into a license agreement. The deal provides Wistron with access to IV's patent portfolio of more than 35,000...

HTC files new patent complains against Apple, using patents transferred from Google

Sep 9, 01:25

HTC will take further legal action against Apple, adding new patent complaints to its previous filing lodged with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 16, and will...

Nanya responds to Elpida patent infringement lawsuit

Sep 7, 14:56

Elpida Memory announced on September 7 that it has filed a lawsuit against Nanya Technology in the US, claiming that Nanya and its US subsidiary Nanya USA has infringed on its DRAM...

Nichia files patent infringement lawsuit against Everlight

Sep 2, 10:32

Japan-based LED firm Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Chip One Stop from infringing Nichia's patent (No. 4530094, or "patent...

Taiwan, US to begin Patent Prosecution Highway pilot project

Aug 23, 16:59

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will start a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot project on September 1, 2011...

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