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Nichia Wins YAG Patent Battle

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Final victory of Nichia against Everlight in infringement proceedings in Germany

Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight and its German subsidiary have withdrawn their request for allowance of a further appeal against the judgment of the Duesseldorf Court of Appeal concerning Nichia's YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929).

This means the judgment of the Court of Appeal has become final.

With now final judgment dated December 22, 2016 (docket number I-15 U 31/14), the Duesseldorf Court of Appeal had confirmed the infringement of Nichia's YAG patent by Everlight with regard to Everlight's six white LED products SMD Low Power LED 61-238/LK2C-B56706F4GB2/ET, SL-PAR38/B/P17/30/E30/ND, 67-21/QK2C-B56702C4CB2/2T, 67-21/QK2C-B45562C4CB2/2T, 45-21/LK2C-B56702C4CB2/2T, and 45-21/QK2C-B45562C4CB2/2T.


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