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Patent Infringement Lawsuit against White LED Products

Termination of the sale of all Everlight white LED products

Nichia Corporation ("Nichia"; head office: Anan-Shi, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan; Representative Director: Eiji Ogawa) and Chip One Stop, Inc. ("Chip One"; head office: Yokohama-Shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; Representative Director: Masayuki Kojo) has agreed to resolve the patent infringement litigation regarding Nichia's patent No. 4530094 ("patent No. 094") that had been pending in Tokyo District Court by settlement out of court.

Chip One has acknowledged that the white LED products (product number: GT 3528 series) manufactured by EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd. ("Everlight") and sold by Chip One falls within the scope of the claim of patent No. 094, and agreed to terminate the sale of all white LED products manufactured by Everlight and to respect Nichia's intellectual property rights.

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Public Relations, Nichia Corporation
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