Seoul Viosys Files a Patent Lawsuit Seeking to Enjoin Sales of UV LED Products in Europe – QNT Press Release


Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190), a subsidiary of Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit with the Hague District Court in the Netherlands, seeking to enjoin UV LED products in European countries.

This litigation arose out of an earlier patent lawsuit filed by Seoul Viosys against FNAC Darty Group, a large European retailer, in France in September 2021. At that time, the Judicial Court of Paris ordered the search and seizure of evidence of suspected infringement against FNAC Darty Group. Based on that seizure, Seoul Viosys learned that accused UV LED products are being imported and distributed from the Netherlands. To prevent the further distribution of infringing products across European countries, Seoul Viosys filed a patent infringement lawsuit against FTHMM International BV, a Netherlands trading company, in the Hague District Court of the Netherlands, seeking a preliminary injunction against the allegedly infringing UV LED products.

Seoul Viosys and SETi, a US-based UV LED semiconductor pioneer, co-developed and mass-produced the world’s first UV LED that emits UV light with optical technology. This has resulted in a tremendous increase in …

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