Dow Corning Granted Korean Patent for LED Optical Silicone Encapsulant Technology

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, reported today that the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) granted a patent protecting the company’s high refractive index (RI) phenyl-based optical silicone encapsulant technology, which targets advanced LED lighting applications. Specifically, the patent protects the composition of curable organopolysiloxane chemistry used to formulateDow Corning® Optical Encapsulant products, which offer numerous high-value benefits to LED devices. 
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Dow Corning Loses LED Optical Silicone Encapsulants Patent Lawsuit Against KMT Technology

Dow Corning’s LED Optical Silicon Encapsulant patent 200480028707.8 in a patent dispute with KMT Technology (KMT) has been ruled invalid by China’s State Intellectual Property Office Patent Reexamination Board on Dec. 17, 2014, according to KMT official website.
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