Hanwha Q Cells is taking legal action against Jinko, Longi, and REC over cell passivation technology in three jurisdictions. But where does patentable intellectual property begin and end? And why are the lawsuits alleging infringements being introduced now?
Cell production at the Hanwha Q Cells facility in South Korea. The manufacturer has launched lawsuits in Germany, Australia, and the United States, alleging that its patent on a particular aspect of PERC cell processing has been infringed.
Image: Hanwha Q cells
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