GE Lighting and CRS Electronics settle suit

GE Lighting has announced the settlement of a lawsuit that it filed in December 2012 against CRS Electronics over patent infringement in the area of LED lamp design. The GE and CRS lawsuit was waged over US Patents 6,799,864 and 6,787,999.

GE Lighting has announced the settlement of a lawsuit that it filed in December 2012 against CRS Electronics over patent infringement in the area of LED lamp design. The GE and CRS lawsuit was waged over US Patents 6,799,864 and 6,787,999. Those patents were focused on LED retrofit lamp designs. Specifically, GE said that the patents cover lamp heat-sink designs and technologies critical to replacing legacy lamps with LED-based products. Terms of the settlement have been kept confidential, but CRS will now pay for a license to the patents in question.

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