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ShineOn and Toyoda Gosei Optoelectronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Signed Sublicensing Agreement of White LED Patents
July 22nd, 2015, Beijing, ShineOn (Beijing) technology Co. Ltd. (“ShineOn”) and Toyoda Gosei Optoelectronics (Shanghai)
Co., Ltd. (“TGOSH”) held a signing ceremony of a license agreement regarding silicate-based white LED patent (“White LED Patents”). Through this agreement ShineOn obtains White LED Patents license in areas including Japan, United States of
America, Europe, Austria, Russia, China (including Taiwan), Korean, India, Malaysia, etc. This will help ShineOn to market
its products to international customers and become a global player in LED industry.
Frank Fan, CEO of ShineOn (Beijng) Technology Co. LTD and Sugiura-san,
General Manager of Toyoda Gosei Optoelectronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Sugiura-san, General Manager and Wang Jian, Senior Manager from Toyoda Gosei Optoelectronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.,
Frank Fan, CEO and Jay Liu, CTO from ShineOn, and Ruan Jun, Deputy Vice Secretary from China Solid-State-Lighting
Alliance (CSA) were present at the ceremony. Leaders of Beijing Development Area and strategic partners and customers
representatives of ShineOn also attended the event.
“Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., parent company of TGOSH., is a global technology leader in LED industry and holds fundamental
patents on white conversion with blue LED and silicate phosphor together with three Europe companies, Tridonic
Jennersdorf GmbH of Austria、Leuchtstoffwerk Breitungen GmbH and Litec GbR of Germany.” said Sugiura-san, “To ensure fair competition in development and marketing of quality high-brightness LED, TGOSH takes reasonable approaches to
protect its proprietary technology while adopting proactive measures with its intellectual property. Choosing Shineon for
patent sublicensing is because we value ShineOn’s persistent innovation in LED packaging technology and Shineon’s respect to other third party’s intellectual property.”
“We are glad to obtain White LED patents license from TGOSH. Through this agreement, ShineOn becomes a member of
the LED manufactures licensed with White LED Patents and will provide indemnification to our customers. This agreement
will also serve as foundation for future collaboration between TGOSH and ShineOn.” said Dr. Frank Fan.
Ruan Jun made a brief speech at the ceremony. “Research on intellectual property of solid-state lighting and patent pool
are always key part of CSA effort. Strengthening patent strategy and collaboration with world leaders are effective
measures to overcome the white LED patent barrier.” He congratulates TGOSH and ShineOn on this cooperative move.
Jun Ruan of Deputy Vice Secretary from China Solid-State-Lighting Alliance (CSA)
Dr. Jay Liu at the end delivered a keynote speech to the audients on ShineOn strategies on patent and globalization.
ShineOn is focused on R&D, manufacturing and marketing of LED devices. It provides products for markets ranging from
general lighting, LCD backlighting, camera flash, and etc. ShineOn holds about one hundred patents both in China and other countries. According to Dr. Liu, ShineOn is capable providing comprehensive white LED solutions through its patent
strategy, sublicense, and collaboration on intellectual property. It promotes value-add products and core competitiveness to its backend customers. It will certainly boost oversea market penetration by ShineOn customers.
Jay Liu, CTO of ShineOn (Beijng) Technology Co. LTD