Toshiba and Epistar reach AlGaInP LED patent-license agreement

Nov. 9, 2012
Date Announced: 09 Nov 2012 Hsinchu, Taiwan - Epistar Corporation has announced that Toshiba Corporation has granted a patent license regarding certain AlGaInP LED technologies and sold certain AlGaInP LED patents to Epistar. As part of the agreements, Epistar also licensed certain AlGaInP LED patents to Toshiba. The agreements recognize the value of Toshiba’s AlGaInP LED patent portfolio, and are expected to bring benefits for Epistar’s product development and enhance its patent portfolio further within the field of AlGaInP LED technologies.The exact terms of the license will not be disclosed under the confidential obligations.