As a supplier of PVDF-based fluorinated films used in the manufacture of photovoltaic panels, Arkema filed a complaint for patent infringement with the Central District Court of Seoul against the South Korean company SKC on November 30 2011.
This claim is based on Arkema's patent n° KR 1016933 granted on February 16 2011 by the Korean Patent Office.
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