Kyocera Withdraws Solar Patent Suit Against Hanwha Q Cells Japanby
The agreement features a license for Kyocera’s Japanese patent related to a technology to increase the efficiency of panels and also includes a mutual exchange of patent licenses between the two companies in the future, Kyocera said in a statement Tuesday.
Hanwha Q Cells Japan also issued a similar statement Tuesday.
Kyoto-based Kyocera filed the suit in July 2014 with the Tokyo District Court after negotiations with Hanwha failed to progress, according to Kyocera.
Germany’s Q-Cells was bought by Hanwha Group in late 2012 after becoming insolvent.