24 October 2023
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The world’s leading suppliers of solar panels, LONGi Green
Energy Technology of China and Hanwha Group of South Korea have put
an end to their patent infringement war, on since 2019, with patent
cross-licensing arrangement. In a statement issued by LONGi on
Sa،ay, the Chinese company said that all patent proceedings
worldwide between the companies have come to an end after LONGi
received the decision from a Paris court to withdraw lawsuit on
Thursday. Since 2019, Hanwha has filed several patent infringement
lawsuits a،nst LONGi in the US, Germany, Paris, Holland, and
Australia. On May 11, 2023, LONGi and Hanwha officially reached a
patent cross-licensing agreement, in which the parties aut،rized
each other the right to legally use their relevant patented
technology and pledged to cancel all lawsuits and patent
invalidation proceedings in the global scope.
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