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High Court of Australia has decided Nichia’ s Patent is invalid

Shulin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, Sept. 02, 2019- High Court of Australia(“the Court”) has rendered the final judgment on August 7, 2019, and has denied the Nichia’s appeal request. The Court has decided that the asserted claims of Nichia’s Australia patent 720234 are invalid. The Court has affirmed that Everlight’s products of Arrow are non-infringements. Everlight affirmed the result of this judgment and won the final victory by defending its customers’ rights and interests.

Everlight has filed invalidation trial procedures against Nichia ‘s YAG patents in United States, Australia, China and Taiwan. Everlight has received these winning judgements. Supreme Court of the United States has decided that the asserted claims of Nichia’s US YAG patents US5,998,925 and US7,531,960 are invalid. Beijing Intellectual Property Court has decided that Nichia’s China YAG patent CN200610095837.4 is invalid. Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court has decided that Nichia’s Taiwan YAG patent TW383508 is invalid.

EVERLIGHT respects intellectual property rights and will devote to the protection of customers’ and shareholders’ benefits and rights.

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