Nichia Puts Heat On Jiawei In LED Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 4:10 PM EST) -- Japan-based Nichia Corp. has slapped Chinese solar products company Jiawei North America Inc. with a patent infringement lawsuit over light-emitting diode technology.

Nichia filed its complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Jiawei has infringed four LED-related patents, U.S. Patent Numbers 7,026,756; 5,998,925; 6,870,191; and 7,531,960.

“Upon information and belief, defendants have infringed and continue to infringe one or more of the claims of the [...] patent[s], directly, contributorily and/or by inducement, by making, using, selling, offering for...
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