Nitride Semiconductors Successfully Settles UV-LED Patent Litigation and Continues Enforcement against UV LED Suppliers in U.S

Nitride Semiconductors Co., Ltd. (“Nitride”), a pioneer of ultraviolet light emitting diode (UV-LED) technology, has entered into a settlement with Digi-Key Corporation (“Digi-Key”), a global electrical components distributor.  Nitride filed the patent litigation against Digi-Key in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, asserting infringement of Nitride’s UV-LED patent.   Nitride is one of the earliest ground breakers in the field of UV-LEDs. With Professor Emeritus Shiro SAKAI at Tokus...
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【Exclusive Interview】Nitride Semiconductors Continues to Make Breakthroughs with UV-C and Micro UV LED Businesses

Nitride Semiconductors, a company established in collaboration with Tokushima University, has taken the initiative to develop various UV LED products for customers worldwide—including UV-C LED and state-of-the-art Micro UV LED. Holding patents of core technologies, the Japan-based UV LED maker also collaborates with Seoul Viosys and SETi in UV-C LED development and V Technology in the Micro UV LED segment. TrendForce is pleased to interview Mr. Yoshihiko Muramoto, president and CEO of Nitride Semiconductors, who updated the compa...
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Micro UV-LED Related Patents were Granted in Europe and US

1.Summary We are pleased to inform you that the patents on high efficiency technology for micro UV-LEDs were granted in the United Kingdom, Germany, and France on September 8 (local time), and in the United States on October 5 (local time).   We are one of the earliest founders in the UV-LED industry. We succeeded in developing the world's first high-efficiency UV-LED in collaboration with Professor Emeritus Shiro Sakai of the University of Tokushima in 2000, and since then, we are a pioneer company of UV-LED that manufactures and sells U...
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE