MicroLED Displays Patent Landscape

Which companies own patents in microLED display? What are their major thrust areas and portfolio strength? Publication January 2018 Download Flyer  Download Sample A BROAD RANGE OF ACTORS Yole Développement has identified close to 1,500 patents filed by 125 companies and organizations relevant to the microLED display field. Among these are multiple startups, display makers, OEMs,[…]

Phosphors & Quantum Dots for LED Application Patent Landscape

With fundamental patents expiring in the next years, how will evolve IP forces involved ? Publication January 2016 Download flyer Download sample RESHAPING THE LED PHOSPHORS INDUSTRY AT A TURNING POINT The last 2 years have seen some major changes on the LED market with important boom of lighting applications and the growth of Chinese LED[…]

Nanowire LED Patent Investigation

New nanowire LED startups compete with Asian LED giants in the IP landscape Publication May. 2014 Download flyer Download sample NANOWIRE LED: AFTER 10 YEARS OF PATENTING ACTIVITY, WHAT’S THE CURRENT PATENT SITUATION? Asian giants Samsung, Panasonic and LG are the top three patent assignees for Nanowire LED technology. Facing them are several startups including[…]

GaN-on-Silicon Patent Investigation

More players on the playground, business is starting: when will the IP battle begin?  Publication Apr. 2014 Download flyer Download sample GAN-ON-SI IS ENTERING PRODUCTION: WHAT IS THE PATENT SITUATION? GaN-on-Si technology appeared naturally as an alternative to GaN-on-Sapphire—the main stream technology for LED applications. Today, despite potential cost benefits, the mass adoption of GaN-on-Si[…]

LED phosphors and down-converters Patent Investigation

Phosphor related intellectual property has been and remains a major driving force with strong impact on the shape of the LED industry.  Publication Sep. 2013 Download flyer Download sample LED PHOSPHOR IP IS SHAPING THE INDUSTRY The first commercial GaN-based blue LEDs were produced in Japan in the mid 90’s after researchers Shuji Nakamura at[…]