SKI defends ITC and district court actions relating to five lithium-ion battery patents
Clients SK Innovation Co., Ltd
SK Innovation Co., Ltd., a Korea-based technology leader in the energy industry and in the development of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, retained Jones Day to defend it and its U.S. subsidiary, SK Battery America, Inc., in a patent infringement case involving five patents, filed in the District of Delaware by LG Chem, Ltd. and Toray Industries, Inc., as well as at the ITC involving four of the same five patents.
These matters have received significant attention from the Korean media, government and public as they involve two major Korean companies in a U.S. legal dispute.
LG Chem, Ltd. et al. v. SK Innovation Co., Ltd. et al., No. 1-19-cv-01805 (D. Del.); Certain Lithium-Ion Battery Cells, Battery Modules, Battery Packs, Components Thereof, And Products Containing the Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-1181 (ITC)