2004

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Product information, contact and other context are subject to change without prior notice.
Date Title
Dec.13, 2004
Nov.22, 2004
Nov.5, 2004
Oct.25, 2004
Oct.19, 2004
Sept.28, 2004
July 16, 2004
  • Minebea Files Suit for a Declaratory Judgment in Washington D.C. Seeking to Invalidate NIDEC Corporation's U.S. Patent No. 5,667,309
    This is a notice that on July 15, 2004 (U.S. time), Minebea Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary NMB Technologies Corporation, a U.S. corporation in charge of North American sales of Minebea Group products, including fluid dynamic bearing motors for hard disc drives, filed suit in the United States District Court in Washington D.C. against NIDEC Corporation and Sankyo Seiki Manufacturing Co., Ltd. to seek a ruling and a declaratory judgment respectively, in connection with U.S. Patent No. 5,667,309, owned by Sankyo and recently subsequently assigned to Nidec, that the HDD motors, one of the Minebea Group's products do not only infringes, but also that said '309 Patent is invalid.
July 2, 2004
June 29, 2004
June 24, 2004
June 3, 2004
May 20, 2004
May 18, 2004
Apr.26, 2004
Apr.14, 2004
Apr.13, 2004
Apr.5, 2004
Apr.1, 2004
Apr.1, 2004
  • Directors of Subsidiary
    We hereby announce that the subsidiary, Minebea-Matsushita Motor Corporation's Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders and Board of Directors Meeting has resolved on April 1, 2004 will be appointed as directors of the company.
Mar.29, 2004
Mar.4, 2004

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