patent infringement

May 20, 2022
Huawei and SolarEdge have agreed on a global patent licence agreement, ending lawsuits between the companies that were pending in Germany and China.
April 21, 2022
Solar module suppliers Maxeon Solar Technologies and Canadian Solar have settled an agreement on a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan.
October 28, 2021
The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled in favour of US solar manufacturer Solaria in an initial ruling related to alleged patent infringement by Canadian Solar.
March 30, 2021
South Korea-based solar module manufacturer Q CELLS has filed patent infringement complaints in both Germany and France against Astronergy.
March 12, 2021
Technology company Nextracker and Northern States Metals Company have settled a patent infringement lawsuit concerning the latter’s solar energy business, Solar FlexRack.
November 24, 2020
Solar Module Super League (SMSL) member LONGi has issued a clarification regarding recent patent invalidation proceedings between it and Hanwha Q CELLS, insisting no legal judgements have been passed.
August 10, 2020
SolarEdge has said the judgement from a patent infringement case against it will have no impact on the company as it confirmed its intent to appeal.
August 7, 2020
Huawei has won a patent infringement case against SolarEdge in China, with the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court ordering SolarEdge to pay RMB10 million (US$1.4 million) in compensation.
July 5, 2020
High-efficiency PV module manufacturer REC Group has downplayed any potential impact its business may have in Europe after the Düsseldorf Regional Court in Germany decided to affirm Hanwha Q CELLS' patent infringement case on solar cell passivation techniques that can be used in PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Cell) technology.
June 4, 2020
Leading 'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has been cleared of infringing on patents owned by Hanwha Q CELLS, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has stated.

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