2015-12-22

USPTO Appeal Adjusts ‘Adapted For” Language in Preamble of Jam Strait Automotive Lighting Patent Case against Osram Sylvania

The United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) recently released a paper on its final written decision “Adapted For” Language in Preamble IPR2014-00703, according to a report by The National Law Review.
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2014-10-23

Cree Hybrid LED-OLED White Light Patent Approved by USPTO

Leading U.S. LED manufacturer Cree’s patent application which integrates LED with OLED technology to generate white light was recently approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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2014-02-24

Everlight Clarifies USPTO Decision Not Final and Plans to Appeal

In response to Nichia’s press release on February 20 related to the U.S. Patent No. 6,653,215, Everlight clarifies that the decision made by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is not final and still appealable. The decision itself has no effect on Everlight’s products.  Everlight will appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) against the USPTO’s decision.
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2014-02-20

USPTO Finds the Patent Asserted by Everlight/Emcore to be Unpatentable

On Feb.,11, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)  issued a Final Written Decision in inter partes review (“IPR”) proceeding IPR2012-000005. The USPTO held that all claims of United States Patent No. 6,653,215 (the “’215 Patent”) are not patentable, and ordered them cancelled. The USPTO also denied Emcore Corporation’s Motion to Amend Claims. A copy of the Final Written Decision is attached below.
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2013-01-04

USPTO Published Patent Application of SEMILED for LED Lighting System

United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20120327663, on December 27, 2012, by SEMILED OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD., titled as "Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting System Having Adjustable Output" for the registration of patent. Inventors: DOAN; TRUNG TRI; (Baoshan Hsinchu 308, TW) Assignee: SEMILED OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD. Miao-Li County TW According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A light emitting di...
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE