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Intellectual Property Court Dismisses Administrative Suit Challenging Isola Group Patent


CHANDLER, Ariz., December 14, 2011 - Isola Group, a manufacturer of technologically advanced base materials used to fabricate complex printed circuit boards, today announced that on October 31, 2011, the Taiwanese Intellectual Property Court confirmed the validity of Isola's Taiwan patent no. 413659 (Fillers for Improved Epoxy Laminates) by dismissing an administrative suit filed by Taiwan Union Technology Corporation challenging Isola's patent.
Commenting on the decision, Ray Sharpe, Isola's CEO, stated, "We are pleased to be able to bring positive closure to the challenge to our patented filler technology in Taiwan.  This decision validates our patent and gives Isola the right to preclude other laminators from using talc based fillers covered by our patents in their products in Taiwan."
About Isola
Isola Group, S.a.r.l. is a holding company whose operating subsidiaries are innovators in the design, development and production of technologically advanced base materials used to manufacture complex, multi-layered printed circuit boards. Isola, which is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona and employs approximately 2,100 people, operates manufacturing, research and development facilities, as well as sales offices, in Asia, Europe and the United States.
Isola's investment in research and development, technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities provides value to our customers through innovative and cost-effective solutions for the most demanding applications. Isola's broad range of products are used in sophisticated electronic applications in the communications infrastructure, computing/networking, military, medical, aerospace and automotive industries.
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