Mar. 8, 2017
Nichia files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against EBV in Germany regarding white LED product of Everlight
On February 22, 2017, Nichia Corporation (“Nichia“) filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany at the District Court Düsseldorf against the Germany-based distributor EBV Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG and EBV Management GmbH (both “EBV“).
In the lawsuit, Nichia is seeking permanent injunction, rendering accounts, damages, recall and destruction, alleging that the white LED product “XI3535-KT577J1-03201-000P” manufactured by Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and distributed by EBV in Germany infringes Nichia’s YAG patent EP 0 936 682 (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