25 April 2017

Information on ITC patent case

25 April 2017 - Umicore has reached a resolution with BASF and Argonne over NMC patent infringement claims

Umicore reached a business resolution of its pending patent disputes with BASF and Argonne National Laboratory. Umicore is now licensed to make, use, sell, offer to sell, distribute and import nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode material for lithium ion batteries in the United States under Argonne’s and BASF’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,677,082; 6,680,143; 7,135,252; and 7,468,223. BASF and Argonne are dismissing their pending action in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Umicore. The parties are filing a petition for rescission of the existing limited exclusion order with the International Trade Commission (ITC).

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