Following Bench Trial, Texas Judge Finds Patents Valid, Not Infringed

(January 27, 2016, 12:55 PM EST) -- MARSHALL, Texas — A plaintiff partly prevailed Jan. 25 when a Texas federal judge deemed three disputed patents infringed and not invalid (Nichia Corporation v. Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd., et al., No. 13-702, E.D. Texas.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8378).

(Decision available. Document #16-160201-009Z.)

U.S. Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas denied Nichia Corp. a permanent injunction against defendants Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd., Everlight Americas Inc., Zenaro Lighting Inc. and Zitroz LLC (Everlight, collectively), however, in light of evidence that Nichia “has licensed...
To view the full article, register now.