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LED Company Wants Ruling Tossed

June 22, 2016 by in News

HOUSTON – An LED packaging company accused of infringing on patents believes U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap misinterpreted language in the patents and aspects of the product design.

In the case of Nichia Corp. v. Everlight Americas Inc. et al., the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a decision in January stating that Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd. and Everlight Americas Inc. had infringed on three of Nichia Corp.’s patents.

Everlight is now arguing in a cross-appeal that the U.S. Court of Appeals should overturn Gilstrap’s ruling that found Nichia’s three semiconductor packaging patents were valid and infringed by Everlight’s products, but that it should maintain the lower court’s denial of a permanent injunction. Read more