Nichia Sues Seoul Semiconductor Again Over LEDs

Law360, New York (August 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Seoul Semiconductor Ltd. and Nichia Corp., longtime rivals in the field of light-emitting diodes, are heading back to court in a new patent dispute.

In a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Nichia accuses Seoul of infringing one of Nichia's patents with its Acriche line of LEDs.

Late last year, a jury in the Northern District of California found Seoul liable for infringing four other Nichia patents with a different line of LEDs. The two companies are also involved...
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