SEOUL, South Korea-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Nitek, Inc. (“Nitek”), a pioneer in the U.S. UV LED field, announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Photon Wave Co., Ltd. (“Photon Wave”), a Dekker-based company. Korean UV LED manufacturer in East Saskatchewan.
Nitek claimed in the complaint that the LED products of German LED company ams OSRAM used infringing LEDs from Photon Wave.
Nitek also argued that Photon Wave did not stop selling infringing products even after receiving consecutive patent infringement warning notices. Therefore, Nitek not only sought a permanent injunction to prohibit the sale of infringing products, but also sought 3 times damages for intentional patent infringement.
Nitek has previously successfully won a patent lawsuit against another international LED manufacturer and will continue to enforce the law against other infringers. Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (“SETi”), a subsidiary of Nitek, also obtained a permanent injunction against patent infringement by Bolb, Inc., a UV LED company co-founded by former SETi employees. Crucially, the effects of this permanent injunction also extend to Bolb, Inc.’s officers and employees.
Nitek is a pioneer in the LED semiconductor EMS industry. The company’s main target business is LED and LED EMS business in the North American market, using 200nm ~ 1800nm LEDs. Nitek was founded in 2007 with the goal of commercializing LED technology. Nitek has extensive experience in LED materials, devices and application system development support. LED module and engine assembly products include design support.
Sensen Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. (SETi), a subsidiary of Seoul Viosys, is a leading supplier of deep ultraviolet LEDs (emission wavelengths shorter than 340 nm) and a wide range of UV-B and UV-C LED products and application solutions. The company was founded in 1999 and has more than 2,000 patents through long-term research and development and rich technical expertise. The company is committed to meeting and exceeding the needs of its customers and stakeholders through the highest levels of quality management. Since 2005, SETi has also collaborated with parent company Seoul Viosys to develop Violeds technology for UV LED-based disinfection, deodorization, phototherapy and treatment. SETi was fully acquired by Seoul Viosys in 2015. To learn more, please visit http://www.s-et.com/en/
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
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