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Nikon patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma dismissed by Tokyo District Court

Back in 2011 Nikon filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan against Sigma over lenses with VR technology. Jiji Press reports today that Tokyo District Court dismissed Nikon’s claims of patent infringement. Nikon was looking for a compensations of 12 billion yen (around 130 million dollars). The lawsuit was based on six Sigma lenses with image stabilization […]

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Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM lens for Nikon DX cameras announced

Sigma announced a new 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM lens designed for APS-C DSLRs (45mm equivalent on a Nikon DX camera):

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Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lenses available for pre-oder

The two new Sigma lenses for Nikon F-mount are now available for pre-order at B&H: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM

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Two new Sigma lenses announced: 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM

Today at the CES show in Las Vegas Sigma announced two new lenses for Nikon F-mount: 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM. Full specifications available on PhotoRumors. Update: price and pre-order options available here.

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Photokina day 0

Those are the Nikon related news from the first “press day” at the 2012 Photokina show: Three new Sigma lenses with Nikon F mount: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Eight new Schneider-Kreuznach lenses (Nikon F-mount adapter available).

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Sigma updates their 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens for Nikon mount

A day after Nikon introduced their new AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR super zoom lens, Sigma announced a refresh of their 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM lens for Nikon mount. One of the new added features is macro capability. The Nikon mount version of the lens will start shipping in July for $499 (vs. […]

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Nikon vs. Sigma patent infringement lawsuit could be finalized in the next few weeks

Back in May of 2011 Nikon filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma over lenses with VR technology. I was told that the negotiations between the two companies should be finalized in the coming weeks and a press release will be issued. Nikon was initially looking for a compensation of 12.6 billion yen (around 150 […]

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