Seoul Semi Loses Bid For New Trial In LED Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a contentious patent dispute over light-emitting diodes, a judge has dealt a setback to Seoul Semiconductor Ltd., denying the company's motion for a new trial and for judgment as a matter of law after it was found to have infringed several patents held by Nichia Corp.

Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the Northern District of California ruled Tuesday that, contrary to Seoul's arguments in its motion, Nichia submitted sufficient evidence that the design of the two products at issue were substantially the same and that...
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