Nichia files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Hornbach in Germany
On June 27, 2011, Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany at the District Court Düsseldorf against Hornbach Baumarkt AG (“Hornbach”), which is a German DIY retailer partly owned by British retail group Kingfisher plc.
In this lawsuit, Nichia is seeking an injunction, damages, recall and destruction against a Christmas decoration product including white LEDs (product number 183125) sold by Hornbach, which Nichia believes infringe its patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) .
Nichia seeks to protect its patents and other intellectual property rights and takes actions against alleged infringers in any country where appropriate and necessary.
Public Relations, Nichia Corporation