August 16, 2023   

5 Big Questions:  LEDs, Patents and Lawsuits

We catch up with David Radulescu to explore LED lighting patents and how they are asserted and defended.

Plus, he shares insights into Current & Signify legal battles.


David Radulescu, with over three decades in patent litigation, is an accomplished expert in the LED lighting sector. Before earning his law degree from Columbia University, Radulescu pursued a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Cornell, specializing in semiconductors pivotal to the LED lighting realm. After his legal studies, he served with major international law firms, ultimately founding Radulescu LLP a decade ago—a patent litigation firm with presences in New York City and Texas. Radulescu's record boasts litigation of over 75 LED patent cases, encompassing over 150 LED patents. 


Topics we explore:

  1. How prevalent are LED lawsuits? What products are typically involved?  Who is doing the suing?  (1:17)

  2. What can a distributor or retailer do to minimize the chances of getting entangled in such lawsuits? (3:45)

  3. What are the strengths & vulnerabilities of Signify's EnabLED licensing program?  (7:25)

  4. Please analyze the recent multiple lawsuits between Current and Signify(13:17)

  5. Let’s talk Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs).  Do plaintiffs like LedComm, Heavy Duty Lighting and FerRuiz, have legit IP that should be respected?  (15:42)

  6. BONUS QUESTION:  What should a person or company do if they receive a scary letter from a company or an attorney accusing them of patent infringement?  (18:59)



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