Seminars

Date
June 22, 2012
Title
Blue and White LED Patent Disputes and Licenses
Presented by
Representative Attorney Kenji Kuroda
Hosted by
the Electronic Journal
Venue
Sōhyō Kaikan (Chiyoda-ku)

Seminar outline

Throughout the world, blue and white LEDs have been at the center of disputes between LED makers for many years, and patent holders have begun granting strategic licenses for their patents in recent years. Further, disputes by patent trolls can no longer be ignored. Representative attorney Kenji Kuroda will explain about what is happening in this area and how to respond, referring to specific disputes.

  1. Trends of the five major patent holders
  2. Trends regarding other LED manufacturers, including developing forces
  3. Trends of other individuals and patent trolls
  4. Responses in future