GE Lighting and AgiLight Resolve Patent Infringement Lawsuit
EAST CLEVELAND, OH (Oct. 6, 2014) — GE Lighting today announced the resolution of a patent infringement lawsuit filed in February 2012 against AgiLight, Inc.
The resolution terminates a pending action before the court regarding allegations of AgiLight’s infringements of US Patents 7,160,140; 7,520,771; 7,633,055; and 7,832,896 that cover, among other things, light-emitting diode (LED) modules for signage applications. The specific terms of the resolution will remain confidential, but the litigation has been resolved to the parties’ mutual satisfaction.
"We are satisfied with this resolution, which demonstrates our continuing commitment to defending GE Lighting Solution’s intellectual property," said Jerry Duffy, General Manager – Global Product Management for GE Lighting. “The ‘140, ‘771, ‘055, and ‘896 patents cover technology important to the long life and reliable operation of LED-based signage modules. GE Lighting is offering non-exclusive licenses under these patents to interested parties.”
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GE Lighting invents with the vigor of its founder Thomas Edison to develop energy-efficient solutions that change the way people light their world in commercial, industrial, municipal and residential settings. The business employs about 13,000 people in more than 100 countries, and sells products under the Reveal® and Energy Smart® consumer brands, and Evolve™, GTx™, Immersion™, Infusion™, Lumination™, Albeo™ and Tetra® commercial brands, all trademarks of GE. General Electric (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter to build a world that works better. For more information, visit www.gelighting.com.