VENTEC to Cease Importation of Products Covered by Isola Patents

CHANDLER, AZ,  March 11, 2009 – Isola Group S.a.r.l., a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance base materials for the printed ciruit board industry, announced that VENTEC has agreed to the entry of a Consent Order by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). In October 2008 Isola USA Corp. filed a Complaint against VENTEC Electronics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd, Ventec Electronics (HK) Co., and VENTEC-Global Laminate USA LLC (collectively, VENTEC), alleging unfair acts in the importation, sale for importation, and sale after importation into the United States, or knowingly aid, abet, encourage, participatein, or induce the importation into the United States of prepregs, laminates, and finished circuit boards that are the subject of the ITC Investigation, or otherwise infringe, or induce, and/or contirbute to the infringement of claims 1-3,5 and 8 of the ‘852, and/or claims 1,2,4,and 7-9 of the ‘885 patent. The Consent Order shall be applicable to and binding upon VENTEC, its officers, directors, agents, and employees. VENTEC shall be precluded from seeking judicial review or otherwise challenging or contesting the validity of Isola ‘852 and ‘885 patents.

Commenting on the development, Ray Sharpe, CEO of Isola, stated; “We are pleased that we have been able to achieve the desired outcome. We believe this settlement is in the best interest of all parties, including the PCB industry.” Mr. Sharpe added, that Isola over the last 10 years has been a leading innovator of technology in our industry, and is committed to strengthen this leadership position.

Tarun Amla, CTO of Isola, added ” Even in this down market, Isola, plans to continue it’s investment strategy of developikng propretary products thta provide unique performance benefits to our customers”

11 March 2009

Related Posts

Isola Introduces TerraGreen Halogen Free Ultra Low Loss Materials
Isola Introduces TerraGreen – Halogen-Free, Ultra-Low Loss Materials
Isola Introduces Halogen-Free, Ultra-Low Loss Materials for High-Speed Digital, RF and Microwave Applications New TerraGreen™ laminates and prepreg materials for multilayer PCBs are ideal for high-layer count, high-speed digital, backplanes and hybrid designs. CHANDLER, Ariz., September 25, 2013 — Isola Group S.à.r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials…
Press Release Cropped 190x95[1]
Isola Achieves IATF 16949:2016 Certification
Isola Group, a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs), today announced that it has achieved IATF 16949: 2016 certification for our Chandler, Arizona headquarters and our facilities in Dϋren, Germany, Huizhou and Suzhou, China and Taoyuan and Yangmei,…
Isola GmbH Appoints Raymond P. Sharpe To CEO
Isola GmbH Appoints Raymond P. Sharpe to CEO
DUEREN, Germany, June 3, 2004--Texas Pacific Group (TPG), the new owner of Isola GmbH, announced today it has appointed Raymond P. Sharpe as Chief Executive Officer of Isola. A consortium led by TPG and including Redfern Partners completed its acquisition of the company earlier today. Isola GmbH is a global…