Aug. 20, 2020
Nichia Patent issue regarding Lextar LED-incorporating products sold by Jinwa resolved
On August 7, 2020, Nichia Corporation (“Nichia”) settled the Nichia patent issue with Kabushiki-Kaisha Jinwa (“Jinwa”), an automotive aftermarket parts distributor.
The Nichia patent issue regarding Lextar’s white LED incorporated into LED Headlamp “LEDA LA01” sold by Jinwa had been discussed continuously among Nichia and Jinwa. The patent at issue was Nichia LED Package Patent (JP Patent 5526782).
Jinwa has acknowledged that the incorporated Lextar’s LEDs were covered by the above Nichia patent, and by payment of settlement money to Nichia, the patent issue has been resolved.
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