Seoul Wins LED Patent Lawsuit
Korean LED maker Seoul Semiconductor has won a patent lawsuit in the US Federal Court against US-based electronics firm Craig Electronics, it was reported on the website businesskorea.
The court ruled favourably for Seoul by acknowledging the validity of its five patents and patent infringement.
The exact amount of the patent fees due to from Craig to Seoul has not been revealed.
The technologies that Seoul Semiconductor filed a lawsuit against Craig Electronics for in July 2014 included a core technology for producing LED chips called Epi, basic chip manufacturing technology, LED packaging technology, lens technology, and Back Light Unit (BLU) technology.
"The ruling will serve as a momentum for Seoul Semiconductor to gain a competitive edge with its technology," an official at the company said, adding, "It is very meaningful that our victory in the latest lawsuit clearly shows our patents and technology have been recognised by the world."