Zecotek Provides Update on Patent Lawsuit Against Saint-Gobain Corporation and Philips

Zecotek Provides Update on Patent Lawsuit Against Saint-Gobain Corporation and 
Philips 
SINGAPORE, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; 
Frankfurt: W1I), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for 
medical, industrial and scientific markets, today provided an update regarding 
the legal action, filed in the United States District Court of Ohio in 
February 2012, against defendants Saint-Gobain Corporation and Philips for 
infringement of Zecotek's U.S. Patent Number 7,132,060. On July 1 and 2, 
2013, a technical tutorial and a claim construction (Markman) hearing were 
completed before the Court. In the hearing, the Court considered the meaning 
of certain technical terminology used in the patent claim. The date of the 
Court's decision following the Markman hearing was not specified. 
U.S. Patent No. 7,132,060 was granted to Zecotek on November 6, 2006, is part 
of Zecotek's portfolio of over 50 patented and patent pending novel photonic 
technologies. The patent covers the substances and chemical formulations 
used to grow lutetium fine silicate (LFS) scintillation crystals which are 
characterized by their combined high light yield and ultra-fast decay times 
and are typically used in medical scanning devices. The lawsuit alleges that 
Saint-Gobain's LYSO crystals infringe Zecotek's patent, and that Philips 
infringes by using those crystals in the PET scanners it sells. 
Zecotek is joined by its exclusive licensee for certain LFS crystals, Beijing 
Opto-Electronics Technology Co. Ltd., as co-plaintiff. Zecotek is 
represented by Thomas Loop of Loop Intellectual Property Law and Justin Nelson 
of Susman Godfrey LLP. Both firms are recognized leaders in patent law and 
intellectual property litigation matters. 
About Zecotek
Zecotek Photonics Inc (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I) is a photonics technology 
company developing high-performance scintillation crystals, photo detectors, 
positron emission tomography scanning technologies, 3D auto-stereoscopic 
displays, and lasers for applications in medical, high-tech and industrial 
sectors. Founded in 2004, Zecotek operates three divisions: Imaging Systems, 
Laser Systems and 3D Display Systems with labs located in Canada, Korea, 
Russia, Singapore and U.S.A. The management team is focused on building 
shareholder value by commercializing over 50 patented and patent pending novel 
photonic technologies directly and through strategic alliances and joint 
ventures with leading industry partners such as the European Organization for 
Nuclear Research (Switzerland), Beijing Opto-Electronics Technology Co. Ltd. 
(China), NuCare Medical Systems (South Korea), and National NanoFab Center 
(South Korea). For more information visit www.zecotek.com, follow @zecotek 
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