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To clarify the news article published by the Commercial Times related to HTC trademark disputes between HTC Corporation and Highlight Tech Corp
1.Name of the reporting media: News on page A12 of the Commercial Times
2.Date of the report: 2007/12/13
3.Content of the report: Please refer to the news article published on page A12 of the Commercial Times.
4.Summary of the information provided by investors: N/A.
5.Company's explanation of the reportage or provided information: (1) Regarding the news article published on page A12 of the Commercial Times, ”If HTC Corporation (HTC) still can not prevail in the proceedings before the Taiwan Supreme Administrative Court (TSAC), the trademark at issue will not be able to be used by HTC”, HTC hereby clarifies below. (2) The trademark at issue (HTC Engineering Mobility) is not the one related to HTC's branding trademarks. Therefore, no matter what the result of the judgment made by the TSAC is in the future, it will not have any influence or effect on HTC's branding trademarks. Further, HTC's branding trademarks have been registered and confirmed with the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office with the individual registration numbers 1262132, 1249966 and 1265575. HTC has the absolute and legitimate rights to use its branding trademarks without any question of doubt. (3) Highlight Tech Corp. (Highlight) had filed civil actions for trademark infringement against HTC. However,the Civil Court dismissed Highlight's pleadings at the first instance and in the final trials. The final ruling issued by the Civil Court in July 2007 concluded definitely that HTC won the lawsuit. Therefore, HTC has the absolute and legitimate rights to use HTC as its company name and for its branding trademarks. The result of this lawsuit does not have any influence or effect on HTC's operations and financial affairs.
6.Countermeasures: N/A 7.Any other matters that need to be specified: N/A