Filing of Patent Infringement Lawsuit against SCHOTT Japan Corporation
Dexerials Corporation (Headquarters: Shimotsuke-shi, Tochigi, Representative Director and President: Yoshihisa Shinya, hereinafter, the “Dexerials”), which provides leading-edge technologies, materials and devices for smartphones, automobiles and other products, announces that it filed a lawsuit in Tokyo District Court against the defendant SCHOTT Japan Corporation (hereinafter “SCHOTT Japan”), on April 28, 2023, seeking an injunction prohibiting the sale of the products that are the subject of the lawsuit and compensation for losses and damages based on the patent rights held by Dexerials.
SCHOTT Japan engages in the production and sale of fuse products. Based on its patent rights, Dexerials has decided to seek through court proceedings that SCHOTT Japan be prohibited from selling the products that are the subject of the lawsuit and that SCHOTT Japan compensate Dexerials for the losses and damages incurred by Dexerials related to the products that are the subject of the lawsuit that SCHOTT Japan has sold in the past.
Dexerials positions intellectual property as essential management assets from the perspective of corporate value enhancement. In addition, based on “Integrity”, its corporate philosophy, Dexerials respects other companies’ intellectual property rights and, at the same time, takes necessary action to protect its intellectual property rights when they have been infringed upon.