Communiqué de presse

Oct. 4, 2019
Nichia’s 2-in-1 tunable white LED begins changing the game!
Sep. 19, 2019
The Game Changer is here! Nichia launches world’s first 2-in-1 tunable white, single LES, mid-power 3030 LED!
Jul. 30, 2019
Nichia Enforces Foundational Filament LED Patent in Delaware Against LED Lighting Manufacturer
Jul. 30, 2019
Nichia Won Invalidation Proceeding against Everlight’s Patent in China and Corresponding Infringement Lawsuits were Withdrawn by Everlight
Jul. 23, 2019
More museums install pioneering Nichia UV-free LED technology to accurately mimic natural light
Jul. 23, 2019
Nichia Files Three Patent Infringement Lawsuits in Florida Against Lighting Science Group and Its Affiliates
May. 24, 2019
Announcement of cancellation of investment relationship with Advanced Optoelectronic Technology, Inc.(AOT)
May. 17, 2019
Nichia’s Vitasolis enables breakthrough human centric lighting
Apr. 23, 2019
Nichia launches a 280nm Deep UV LED
Apr. 10, 2019
Court ruling finds Nichia’s YAG patent infringed by HTC in Germany
Jan. 28, 2019
Beijing IP court confirms infringement by Everlight’s subsidiary and distributors and orders to pay RMB 3.2 million to Nichia
Jan. 25, 2019
Nichia expands its Optisolis™ technology into a COB series
Jan. 23, 2019
Ranked among the Top 100 Global innovators for Second Consecutive Year
Jan. 8, 2019
Nichia starts to enforce PSS technology-related patents
Dec. 17, 2018
Nichia starts enforcement proceedings in Germany against Everlight’s subsidiary WOFI as preparatory step for damage award
Dec. 17, 2018
Two more final victories of Nichia against Everlight in infringement proceedings in Germany concerning Nichia’s YAG Patents
Nov. 21, 2018
Nichia launches a tunable COB series with highly efficient color mixing
Oct. 30, 2018
Final victory of Nichia against Everlight’s subsidiary WOFI in an infringement proceeding in Germany concerning Nichia’s YAG Patent
Oct. 29, 2018
Nichia and Qwestland started cooperative research and experiments with a goal of further developing the Horticulture LED market
Oct. 23, 2018
Final victory of Nichia against Everlight in an infringement proceeding in Germany concerning Nichia’s YAG Patent
Oct. 16, 2018
TDC dismissed Everlight’s patent infringement lawsuit for injunctions
Oct. 5, 2018
LpS Award for Best Lighting Technology 2018 was awarded to Nichia’s Optisolis™ Ultra High CRI LED -Sponsored by LED Professional
Sep. 27, 2018
U.S. Patent Granted to Nichia and three companies for LEDs Using Nitride-type Red Phosphor
Sep. 11, 2018
Nichia launches the 585 series with the industry’s highest efficacy
Aug. 29, 2018
Nichia again succeeded in nullity lawsuit in Germany filed by Everlight regarding Nichia’s YAG Patent
Aug. 24, 2018
Nichia receives multiple recognitions from the IES for its latest LED innovations. The IES 2018 Progress Report Selection has been given to both Nichia’s Optisolis™ LEDs and its discrete color Direct Mountable Chips (CSP Style)
Aug. 2, 2018
Nichia receives Monetary Compensation and terminates Patent Infringement Dispute with Harvatek in Germany concerning the YAG Patent
Jun. 26, 2018
Nichia and Lowe’s have reached a settlement
May. 22, 2018
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against ASUS JAPAN and its distributor
May. 8, 2018
Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Takizumi Ended
Apr. 25, 2018
Nichia expands its industry leading Direct Mountable Chip series with the introduction of Single Colors.
Apr. 23, 2018
NICHIA was selected as one of the 2017 Top 100 Global Innovators
Mar. 27, 2018
Nichia announced the press release at “Light + Building”.
Mar. 20, 2018
Nichia and OSRAM announce to expand IP co-operation
Jan. 25, 2018
Nichia launches Ultra-High CRI White LED (Optisolis™), the beginning of a new white LED
Dec. 8, 2017
Nichia’s Direct Mountable Chip LED “Highly Commended” at Lux Awards 2017
Nov. 28, 2017
Use Caution to Avoid Counterfeit Nichia Laser Diode Products
Oct. 11, 2017
HPK and Nichia Agree to Build Wide-ranging Collaborative Framework
Sep. 12, 2017
Nichia Settles US Patent Lawsuit with Mary Elle Fashions and Meridian Electric
Sep. 12, 2017
Nichia settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit with HORNBACH in Germany concerning white LED Christmas illumination products
Jul. 12, 2017
Düsseldorf District Court Finds Infringement of Nichia’s YAG Patent by Everlight’s Subsidiary WOFI Leuchten
Jul. 12, 2017
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against HTC in Germany
Jun. 6, 2017
Düsseldorf District Court maintains Decisions of Preliminary Injunctions against Everlight for Infringement of Nichia’s YAG Patent
May. 9, 2017
Nichia Wins Important Victory in Federal Circuit Appeal
Mar. 8, 2017
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against EBV in Germany regarding white LED product of Everlight
Mar. 8, 2017
Düsseldorf Court of Appeal Confirms Infringement of Nichia‘s YAG Patent by Harvatek
Feb. 6, 2017
Nichia demands that Everlight complies with the Judgment of Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in Germany
Feb. 6, 2017
Düsseldorf Court orders Fine against Mouser for Contempt of Preliminary Injunction regarding a product of Everlight based on Nichia’s YAG patent
Feb. 6, 2017
Nichia wins in the Intellectual Property High Court in Japan in an injunctions lawsuit filed by Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd.
Jan. 10, 2017
Düsseldorf Court of Appeal Confirms Infringement of Nichia‘s YAG Patent by Everlight
Jan. 10, 2017
Nichia Files four Patent Infringement Lawsuits against LCD TV makers and LED lighting distributers in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Dec. 22, 2016
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Takizumi
Dec. 21, 2016
Düsseldorf District Court Finds Infringement of Nichia's YAG related Patents by Everlight's Subsidiary WOFI Leuchten
Dec. 21, 2016
Düsseldorf Court of Appeal Confirms Infringement of Nichia‘s YAG Patent by REGO-Lighting regarding a product of Everlight’s subsidiary Zenaro
Oct. 24, 2016
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against HTC NIPPON and its distributor
Oct. 20, 2016
Tokyo District Court rules that Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd., etc., have infringed Nichia's patent by the sale of LED products manufactured by EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd.
Oct. 13, 2016
Düsseldorf Court grants preliminary injunction against Mouser regarding a product of Everlight based on Nichia’s YAG patent
Oct. 11, 2016
Nichia Settles UK “YAG” Patent Lawsuit With B&Q
Aug. 17, 2016
Nichia’s YAG-Patent is valid, decides German Federal Court of Justice
Aug. 9, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against TTE Technology and TCL Multimedia in the US District Court of Delaware
Aug. 9, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against TTE Technology and TCL Multimedia in the US
Jul. 20, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Lowe's and LG Sourcing in the US
Jul. 20, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Mary Elle Fashions and Meridian Electric in the US
Jul. 5, 2016
Nichia has successfully settled the preliminary injunction case in which Nichia sought preliminary injunction against certain LED lights of Yadent Co., Ltd using the white LEDs of Everlight Electronics Corporation.
Jun. 22, 2016
Tokyo District Court rules that Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd., etc., have infringed Nichia's patent by the sale of LED products manufactured by EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd.
Jun. 16, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against B&Q in the UK
Jun. 14, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Feit Electric in the US
Jun. 14, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Lowe's and LGS in the US
Jun. 14, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Meridian in the US
Apr. 14, 2016
First Development of the Standard LED Covering the Full Visible Light
Mar. 24, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against a U.S. LCD TV Maker
Mar. 24, 2016
Nichia starts to enforce YAG related patents against Everlight’s subsidiary and distributor in China
Mar. 23, 2016
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against a U.S. LCD TV Maker
Mar. 13, 2016
Nichia expands its LED sales channels in general lighting business with Future Lighting Solutions in addition to its direct service.
Feb. 15, 2016
Nichia wins a reversal in the Intellectual Property High Court in Japan in damages lawsuit filed by Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd.
Jan. 28, 2016
Nichia Wins Important Victory in Patent Lawsuit Against Everlight Electronics in the Eastern District of Texas
Sep. 1, 2015
Nichia starts to enforce newly-granted YAG patents against WOFI Leuchten in Germany
Jul. 27, 2015
Nichia starts to enforce in Germany further newly-granted YAG patent against Everlight
Jul. 16, 2015
Nichia starts to enforce in Germany newly-granted YAG patent against Everlight
Jul. 14, 2015
German Court again prohibits Everlight by preliminary injunction from making untruthful statements on the status of Nichia's "YAG patent" and the use of YAG phosphor
Jul. 13, 2015
German Court prohibits Everlight by preliminary injunction from making untruthful statements on the status of Nichia's "YAG patent" and the use of YAG phosphor
Apr. 28, 2015
Substantial Victory in Patent Lawsuit Against NPE
Apr. 28, 2015
Court of Appeals Affirms the USPTO's Finding that the All Patent Claims Asserted by Everlight/Emcore Unpatentable
Apr. 28, 2015
U.S. Federal Court in Michigan Decides Trial Against Nichia; Jury Finds Nichia Patents Invalid; Nichia Is Hopeful of a Favorable Decision on Appeal
Apr. 24, 2015
Announcement on News Article on April 21, 2015.
Mar. 27, 2015
Announcement regarding Change of Representative Directors
Jan. 7, 2015
Nichia and Mitsubishi Chemical Reach Agreement on Patent Cross-licensing Related to Red Phosphor for White LEDs
Aug. 1, 2014
Endo Lighting’s patent issue resolved
Jul. 1, 2014
New Laser Diode Products announced for Automotive Head-Up Display Systems
Jun. 11, 2014
Everlight Pays Nichia $100,000 as a Sanction Ordered by the U.S. Federal Court in Michigan
Jun. 4, 2014
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against LED Products of Everlight Sold by Arrow in Australia
May. 26, 2014
Emcore Acknowledges Nichia’s U.S. Patent and Agreed to Pay Damages
Apr. 10, 2014
Nichia Files New Patent Infringement Lawsuit against LED Products of EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS Co., Ltd. sold by Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd.
Feb. 20, 2014
USPTO Finds the Patent Asserted by Everlight/Emcore to be Unpatentable
Jan. 27, 2014
U.S. Federal Court in Michigan Decides Four Motions in Nichia’s Favor in Everlight Patent Litigation; Awards Monetary Sanctions Against Everlight
Nov. 27, 2013
Nichia Adds Patents and Defendants in Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Everlight in the United States
Nov. 6, 2013
Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court Upholds the Validity of Nichia’s YAG Principal Patent Against Everlight’s Challenge
Sep. 12, 2013
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Everlight in the United States
Sep. 9, 2013
German Court Finds Everlight LED Products to Infringe Nichia’s YAG Patent
Jun. 12, 2013
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Emcore's Laser Diode Products
Dec. 21, 2012
Düsseldorf Court Finds Hornbach Infringes Nichia's YAG Patent for LED Christmas Illumination Products
Nov. 22, 2012
The new development of High-power Green Laser Diodes
Jun. 15, 2012
Nichia NSSM032: The True Outdoor SMD'
'-Raising the Bar for Outdoor Displays-
May. 29, 2012
Patent Nullity Proceeding filed by Everlight
May. 8, 2012
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Everlight's Subsidiary Zenaro in Germany
Apr. 24, 2012
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Everlight in Germany
Apr. 16, 2012
Düsseldorf Court Finds Harvatek Infringes Nichia's YAG Patent
Sep. 9, 2011
Patent Infringement Lawsuit against White LED Products -Termination of the sale of all Everlight white LED products-
Aug. 30, 2011
The District Court Düsseldorf ordered a fine in white LED case
Aug. 29, 2011
IES LM-80: Nichia recognized as an accredited Laboratory
Aug. 5, 2011
Withdrawal of Nichia’s provisional injunction actions against Koyo Business Service
Jun. 28, 2011
Nichia files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Hornbach in Germany
May. 19, 2011
Nichia files second provisional injunction action against an importer/seller of LED lighting products manufactured in Korea
May. 9, 2011
Nichia files provisional injunction action against an importer/seller of LED lighting products manufactured in Korea
Apr. 25, 2011
U.S. Company Acknowledges Infringement of NICHIA Patent
Mar. 22, 2011
Mouser acknowledged Nichia's Claims in a Patent Infringement Lawsuit in Germany concerning white LEDs
Mar 18, 2011
Nichia Operations Affected by 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake
Mar. 18, 2011
Nichia to Donate to Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake Relief Efforts
Feb. 4, 2011
TRG acknowledged Nichia’s Claims in a Patent Infringement Lawsuit in Germany concerning white LEDs
Nov. 11, 2010
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuits against Harvatek and several Distributors in Germany
Nov. 2, 2010
High Power Point Source White Led NVSx219A
Sep. 16, 2010
Nichia Entered Into an Agreement with Mr. Max
Sep. 15, 2010
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit in the U.S.
Jul. 7, 2010
Nichia starts sample shipments of green semiconductor laser
Jun. 7, 2010
Patents regarding phosphors that emit a light of red color for LEDs (CASN and S-CASN)
May. 19, 2010
Nichia Settles The Texas Lawsuit with Jiawei
Apr. 9, 2010
Web News in Korea
Nov. 9, 2009
Nichia Files a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Companies in China, Hong Kong and Canada
Aug. 4, 2009
Taiwan High Court affirmed the lower court’s decision that ordered Everlight Co. to pay NT$80 million in damage compensation
Feb. 18, 2009
Clarification regarding Agreement with Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd
Feb. 2, 2009
Nichia And Seoul Semiconductor Settle Litigation And Enter Into a Cross-License
Nov. 21, 2008
Nichia and Sharp Enter into LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement
Sep. 17, 2008
Nichia Initiates U.K. Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Seoul Semiconductor based on the "Annealing Patent"
Aug. 27, 2008
Korean Court Finds Seoul Semiconductor Liable for Defamation
Aug. 19, 2008
Nichia Brings US Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Seoul Semiconductor
Jul. 8, 2008
Nichia Initiates DE Lawsuit Against Seoul Semiconductor's Acriche Products
Jun. 10, 2008
Seoul Semiconductor Design Rights Found Invalid
May. 14, 2008
Nichia Initiates UK Lawsuit Against Seoul Semiconductor's Acriche Products
Apr. 24, 2008
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit (2nd Lawsuit) against Japan Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. over White LEDs
Jan. 22, 2008
NICHIA starts engineering sample shipments of 488nm blue-green semiconductor laser
Dec. 28, 2007
A lawsuit is filed against Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. for defamation
Nov. 20, 2007
Nichia starts engineering sample shipments of 1W CW pure blue semiconductor laser
Nov. 19, 2007
Nichia succeeded in 420mW pulsed operation of violet LD
Nov. 15, 2007
Patent Infringement Suit filed by Seoul Semiconductor Co.,Ltd.
Nov. 9, 2007
The jury affirmed Seoul Semiconductor's willful infringement of Nichia design patents
Oct. 17, 2007
Taiwan Banchiao District Court Held Everlight Liable for Damage Compensation
Oct. 10, 2007
Nichia Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit (2nd Lawsuit) against Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. over White LEDs in Korea
Sep. 17, 2007
Nichia Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. over White LEDs in Korea
Sep. 17, 2007
Nichia Announces Expanded Patent Cross License With Cree
Sep. 4, 2007
Nichia's Infringement Battle With Seoul Semiconductor Lives On
Aug. 2, 2007
Nichia Settles The UK Lawsuit With Argos
Jul. 18, 2007
Clarification of Nikkei Sangyo newspaper article
Jun. 18, 2007
White LEDs made in Korea installed in amusement machines
May. 17, 2007
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Japan Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. over White LEDs
Feb. 20, 2007
Nichia succeeded in 320mW pulsed operation of blue-violet LD
Feb. 5, 2007
Try our Genuine Ultraviolet LED
Jan. 9, 2007
Nichia's Actions against a US maker of Lighting Appliances
Dec. 25, 2006
White LEDs made in Taiwan installed in amusement machines of major amusement manufacturer
Dec. 20, 2006
Nichia achieved 150lm/W white LED development
Dec. 18, 2006
New Patent Infringement Action Against Christmas Light In UK
Dec. 14, 2006
Decision in Korean Intellectual Property Office regarding a Korean Design Patent
Nov. 27, 2006
Nichia Settles With Creative Technology In U.S. Litigation
Oct. 4, 2006
Nichia and Moeller settled an Infringement lawsuit for Blue LED patents in Japan and agreed to business arrangement
Jun. 28, 2006
Lawsuit with Major US Residential Electric Lighting Fixture Manufacturer Ended in Business Arrangement
May. 23, 2006
NICHIA filed a lawsuit against German company in Japan for Blue LED patents infringement
Apr. 26, 2006
Nichia's Actions against Everlight Co.
Apr. 17, 2006
Clarification regarding 404 patent abandonment
Mar. 8, 2006
Nichia Abandons "The 404 Patent"
Feb. 17, 2006
Warning Letter to HARVATEK Co.
Jan. 16, 2006
Nichia Asserts Design Patents Against Seoul Semiconductor
Jan. 10, 2006
Nichia settled lawsuit with Doshisha over Christmas illumination LEDs
Nov. 16, 2005
Nichia seeks provisional injunction against Taiwanese LED maker
Nov. 10, 2005
U.S. Manufacturer to Stop Manufacturing Infringing LED Application Products
Aug. 2, 2005
Nichia seeks provisional injunction against Christmas illumination lighting
Jun. 8, 2005
Nichia's Actions against Distributors in US
Jun. 6, 2005
Nichia Settled with Korean LED maker
May. 17, 2005
Nichia believes further IP actions are needed
Apr. 7, 2005
Lawsuit with US major retailer
Feb. 10, 2005
NICHIA ANNOUNCES NEW PATENT CROSS LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH CREE INC
Jan. 18, 2005
U.S. Distributors Stop Marketing Infringing LED Products
Jan. 11, 2005
Considerations of the Court on the Settlement
Jan. 11, 2005
Settlement Clauses
Jan. 11, 2005
Reasonable Remuneration for the Japanese Patent number 26228404
Jan. 11, 2005
Nichia settled with former employee over "Reasonable Remuneration"
Nov. 24, 2004
Customs Accepted Nichia's Request for Injunctive Relief against LED Products Imported from Taiwan
Nov. 16, 2004
Nichia And Sony Co-Devrlop New Dual Wavelength Laser Coupler Device Compatible With Red And Blue-Violet Lasers
Nov. 2, 2004
German LED marketing and distribution company acknowledges infringement of NICHIA intellectual property rights and ceased marketing the products
Oct. 7, 2004
Try our Genuine Ultraviolet LED
Aug. 5, 2004
Alliance with Taiwanese Manufacturer
Jun. 28, 2004
Labels that certify use of NICHIA white LEDs
Jun. 11, 2004
Nichia Filed Patent Infringement Lawsuit in South Korea
Jun. 7, 2004
Licensing patents to Taiwanese manufactures
May. 31, 2004
U.S. company acknowledges infringement of NICHIA patent
May. 24, 2004
Japanese-affiliated company in Taiwan acknowledges infringement of Nichia patent, and halts sales
Apr. 22, 2004
Cross License Agreement of Blue-Violet Laser Diode related Patents for Optical Disc
Mar. 17, 2004
Nichia holds patents on white LED's
Dec. 3, 2003
365nm, 100mW. We named it "i-LED"
Oct. 29, 2003
Grant of Preliminary Injunction Order against EVERLIGHT, the largest GaN LED assembly manufacturer in Taiwan
Oct. 1, 2003
Preliminary Injunction Order Executed against EPISTAR, the largest GaN LED manufacturer in Taiwan
Sep. 24, 2003
Preliminary Attachment order executed to a Taiwanese GaNLED manufacturer
Jul. 9, 2003
Korean LED manufacturer admits infringement of NICHIA design right
May. 13, 2003
Warm white LED won "Technical Innovation Award"
Apr. 1, 2003
Nichia Corporation got The Nikkei BP Technology Prize
Mar. 28, 2003
Re: False news of patent license to Taiwanese manufacturers
Dec. 18, 2002
Nichia and Sony Announce Joint Development & Technology Alliance for Production of Blue-Violet Laser Diodes
Nov. 13, 2002
Cree and Nichia Announce Patent Cross License Agreement and Settlement of Litigation
Nov. 12, 2002
Development of Warm White LED for Illumination
Oct. 29, 2002
Lumileds and Nichia Sign Cross -Licensing Agreement for LED Technology-
Sep. 26, 2002
Development of Ultraviolet (365nm) 100mW LED
Sep. 17, 2002
Overall Settlement Concerning Blue LED Lawsuits
Jun. 25, 2002
Nichia And Osram Opto Semiconductors Enter Patent Cross License
Mar. 25, 2002
Notice
Mar. 4, 2002
Nichia Increases Led Power By 10X
Feb. 6, 2002
Nichia Increases Brightness Of Surface-Mount White LEDs By Fifty Percent
Jan. 8, 2002
Nichia Enters Alliance With Citizen Electronics
Dec. 1, 2001
Modification Of Numeric Value Of Luminous Intensity
Jun. 18, 2001
Nichia Moves Into Volume Production Ofhigh Power Violet LASER Diodes