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SENKO files patent infringement suit against US Conec

Hudson, MA, January 24, 2023, SENKO Advanced Components, Inc, a recognized global leader in fiber optic connectivity products, has filed a lawsuit in the federal court of Delaware alleging US Conec, Ltd has infringed seven of its patents relating to the MDC and MMC connector and adapter products – VSFF products.

“SENKO has invested considerable time and resources in developing what we consider the industry’s broadest VSFF product portfolio, says Jim Hasegawa, Executive Vice President. “SENKO currently has over 70 issued VSFF related Patents covering this technology, and many additional claims are still pending. In view of our investment to create the VSFF portfolio, Senko believes it must take steps to protect its valuable intellectual property

The lawsuit alleges US Conec, Ltd has infringed and continues to infringe its U.S. Patent Nos. 11,307,369; 11,333,836; 11,340,413; 11,415,760; 10,191,230; 11,181,701; and 11,061,190. The patents cover, among other things, connector latching structure, complimentary adapters, and polarity change.”

The action and complaint can be found at Case No. :23-cv-00083 (D. Del., Jan. 2023)

About SENKO Advanced Components, Inc.

SENKO Advanced Components is a wholly owned subsidiary of SENKO Advance, headquartered in Yokkaichi, Japan, with 16 locations globally and manufacturing facilities providing local support to customers all around the globe. SENKO was incorporated in the United States in the nineties and has since been recognized as one of the industry’s specialists in passive fiber optic interconnect and optical components. SENKO’s excellent reputation is due to its full vertical integration from the design capabilities, qualification/testing, and manufacturing.


For more information, please contact:

Jim Hasegawa
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

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