Mate. LLC Files Patent Lawsuit Against Environmental Lights, LLC

Aug. 10, 2022
Controls and power supply provider mate alleges that certain products sourced and sold by Environmental Lights infringe upon six U.S. patents.
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mate. LLC, July. 28th, 2022, a leading global innovator of LED power supplies and control technology, filed a lawsuit on July 26th, 2022 alleging that Environmental Lights, LLC is infringing six US patents related to Low Voltage power supplies.

mate develops and manufactures solutions for the Low Voltage lighting industry and has made substantial investments in research and development to create innovative technology. This technology is protected with a large patent portfolio to help further mate’s goal of advancing the field of Low Voltage lighting. In the complaint, mate alleges that Environmental Lights is sourcing and selling various private label power supply products imported from China that infringe six of mate’s US patents.

“mate has taken this action in view of Environmental Lights continuous disregard to mate’s patent rights and further to protect the network of installers and other customers implicated by Environmental Light’s clear patent infringement,” said mate co- founder JD Upton.

The lawsuit alleges that Environmental Lights has infringed and continues to infringe at least one claim of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,525,446; 8,957,601; 9,049,759; 9,078,310; 9,320,093; and 9,591,713, and that such infringement is willful.

About mate. LLC

mate. LLC has innovated and patented technologies in the field of Low Voltage lighting and Consumer Electronics. mate. LLC manufactures and sells power supply components, control devices and systems for lighting OEMs. mate. LLC holds more than 20 US and international patents that are available under the company's active licensing program. For information on mate. LLC patents visit: 

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