Boston University Seeks Sanctions Against Epistar In IP Row

Law360, Los Angeles (March 21, 2014, 9:21 PM EDT) -- Trustees of Boston University urged a Massachusetts federal court on Friday to order sanctions against Epistar Corp. for using its wholly owned subsidiary to hide its sales and customers from the university in a suit alleging infringement of patents protecting gallium nitride thin film semiconductor devices.

Boston University says Epistar is a manufacturer of gallium nitride light emitting diodes and that the university has identified more than 130 Epistar-manufactured parts that are gallium nitride thin film semiconductor devices claimed by its U.S. Patent Number 5,686,738. Epistar...
To view the full article, register now.