Neo-Neon receives China Invention Patent relating to LED Neon-Flex

Date Announced: 03 Feb 2007

Neo-Neon has been recently granted China Invention patent number ZL 2004 1 0032066.5, the patent was granted on January 17, 2007, with a filing date of March 31, 2004.

The patent describes a light string comprising a core made of soft material and having multiple axial holes defined in one side of the core, two connection wires received in the other side of the core to be opposite to positions of the axial holes. Multiple light emitting diodes (LEDs) respectively received in the axial holes and connected to the two connection wires for electrical connection with another, a scattering body is placed on top of the core and the LEDs, for scattering light beams from the LEDs and a cladding enclosing the scattering body and the core and having an arcuate top face for emission of light beams of the LEDs.

Keith Lam, VP of Neo-Neon, mentioned this patent in a letter to customer: "We are pleased to announce that we have upgraded our patent status from 'Structural Category' to 'Invention Category'. It means our Led Neon-Flex technology is no longer approved as just an innovation of improved structure or manufacturing devices; but an invention of completely new concepts and ideas which has never been prevailed in the market.

"This revolutionary breakthrough brings great encouragement to our R&D team. Simply speaking, our Invention Patent of Led Neon-Flex owns a superior position over any similar patents in this aspect of technology. We’re now not only in a better position to challenge the later similar patents, but also immunize of any appeal of patent invalidity. This is a powerful tool to keep the integrity of our global distribution network and protect our business partners from any unfair competition."

Keith Lam(86-13680416048 Peter Wu(86-13929028189)


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