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DuPont and Toray File Patent Suit Against Ube

3:27 PM MDT | April 26, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

DuPont-Toray, a 50:50 joint venture between DuPont and Toray Industries, has filed a lawsuit against Ube Industries in Tokyo District Court alleging infringement of polyimide film chip-on-flex (COF) electronic circuit technology. DuPont-Toray has manufactured and sold Kapton-brand polyimide film since 1985. The film is widely used globally as a COF substrate because of “its superior temperature endurance, physical, electrical, and chemical properties and proven reliability as a substrate for electronic circuits under the most demanding conditions in...

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