Monday 16 January 2023
Nichia wins another patent infringement case against Everlight subsidiary WOFI
LED maker Everlight has already announced the liquidation of its German subsidiary WOFI. Yet the patent disputes between Everlight and Nichia are still far from over. Nichia stated...
Thursday 23 December 2021
TAS sets up subsidiary for compound semiconductors
ProAsia Semiconductor (PASC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (TAS, formerly Opto Tech), will be engaged in compound semiconductor R&D and production with...
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Nichia demands EUR4.5 million in compensation from WOFI for patent infringement
Japan-based Nichia has initiated legal proceedings at the Dusseldorf District Court, Germany, to claim EUR4.50 million (US$5.31 million) in compensation from WOFI Leuchten Wortmann...
Friday 2 July 2021
Opto Tech seeking additional investment from Nichia
LED and Si-based sensor chip maker Opto Tech will issue 60 million new shares at a subscription price of NT$22.93 (US$0.82) per share for private placement, and Japan-based Nichia...
Friday 21 May 2021
Taiwan at last mile to smart auto light market, says SAC CEO
Global business opportunities for smart auto lights are emerging rapidly, and Taiwan stands a good chance to benefit significantly as a major supply source if the semiconductor, optics...
Thursday 6 May 2021
Nichia setting up miniLED chip production capacity
Nichia, with investment of JPY60 billion (US$549 million), is setting up dedicated production capacity for miniLED chips for backlighting applications in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan,...
Tuesday 4 May 2021
Nichia patent invalidated in China
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has disclosed it has won a patent lawsuit in China, where its Supreme People's Court recently dismissed an appeal filed by Japan-based...
Thursday 5 November 2020
Everlight to see profit growth in 2020
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is expected to post a profit increase this year, thanks to growing sales of its invisible-light LED devices, and new orders for...
Thursday 23 April 2020
Nichia wins patent infringement lawsuit against HTC in Japan
Japan-based Nichia has disclosed it has won a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan against HTC Nippon and its local distributor Kanematsu Communications.
Wednesday 25 March 2020
Lextar involved in Nichia patent infringement lawsuit
Japan-based Nichia has filed with Tokyo District Court a charge against IPF, a Japanese after-market automotive component sales agent, alleging LED devices used in IPF-distributed...
Thursday 28 November 2019
Nichia sues Brazilian affiliates of Everlight, Asustek over patent
Japan-based Nichia has disclosed it has filed charges with a court in the Judicial District of the Capital of the State of Sao Paulo against Karimex Componentes Eletronicos and Arrow...
Tuesday 1 October 2019
Nichia developing micro LED headlights via cooperation with Infineon
Japan-based Nichia is developing micro LED automotive matrix headlights with Infineon Technologies designing the driver ICs, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 6 August 2019
Everlight succeeds in invalidating Nichia YAG patents in US, Australia, China, Taiwan
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has disclosed it has succeeded in invalidating Nichia's YAG (a material to make white-light LED) patents in the US, Australia,...
Thursday 1 August 2019
Nichia succeeds in invalidating Everlight LED flip-chip patent in China
Japan-based Nichia has announced that the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has invalidated ZL20071016547.X, a China patent concerning LED flip-chip technology...
Wednesday 26 June 2019
Nichia to supply mini LED chips for notebook backlighting
Japan-based Nichia will begin to ship mini LED chips of 100-micron in size for 15- to 17-inch high-end notebook backlighting in fourth-quarter 2019, according to industry sources.
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