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Federal Court of Australia has decided that Nichia patent 720234 is invalid

Shulin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, March 18, 2019-Full Court of Federal Court of Australia(“the Court”) has rendered the judgment on January 29, 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.  According to the judgement of the Court, Nichia has been ordered to pay legal cost to Arrow.  Everlight affirmed the result of this judgment and won the victory by defending its customers’ rights and interests.   In addition, Everlight has filed invalidation trial procedures against Nichia ‘s YAG patents in United States and Taiwan.  Everlight has received these winning judgements.  Supreme Court of the United States has affirmed that the asserted claims of Nichia’s YAG patents, US5,998,925 and US7,531,960, are all invalid.  Intellectual Property Court of Taiwan has affirmed that Nichia’s Taiwanese YAG patent, TW383508, is invalid. It remained unchanged that Everlight prevailed in these judgements.   EVERLIGHT respects intellectual property rights and will devote to the protection of customers’ and shareholders’ benefits and rights.

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