Q CELLS files license infringement problems against Astronergy in Germany as well as France
- South Korea-based solar module maker Q CELLS has actually submitted license infringement grievances in both Germany and also France versus Astronergy.
In a statement issued yesterday, Q CELLS confirmed it had submitted a problem with the Regional Court of Düsseldorf on 12 March 2021, followed by a different declaring with the High Court of Paris on 19 March 2021.
The new filings comply with a judgment reached by the Regional Court of Düsseldorf last summer season that three other solar module producers, particularly JinkoSolar, REC Solar as well as LONGi Solar, had actually unlawfully included Q CELLS patented innovation right into their corresponding solar items.
All three business have actually appealed versus the court's judgement, with a charm set to be heard by the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court next month.
The grievances link to Q CELLS' EP 2 220 689 patent, which covers solar cell passivation methods which can be utilized in Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (PERC) innovation.
Q CELLS said the new grievances stood for the firm's "strong determination" to secure its technological advancements, adding that it would "take all possible pathways" to stop any kind of infringement of its patents.
"Technical advancement has always been the core tenet of Q CELLS' honored history for more than two decades. Q CELLS believes these suits will certainly safeguard our copyright rights as well as contribute to establishing a healthy and balanced innovation landscape in the solar market," Daniel Jeong, CTO at Q CELLS, claimed.