Cree Lighting Sues RAB Lighting
Cree Lighting files lawsuit against RAB with five counts of patent infringement.
On Tuesday, July 14, Cree Lighting filed a patent infringement lawsuit against RAB Lighting in New York Southern District Court. The complaint cites five counts of alleged IP infringement and details many families of RAB products that are allegedly in violation of Cree Lighting's patents.
COUNT 1: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 8,403,531
COUNT 2: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 8,596,819
COUNT 3: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 8,777,449
COUNT 4: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 9,261,270
COUNT 5: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 9,476,570
(Defendant's answer not yet filed.)
As you likely would do with any similar situation, do not to jump to conclusions on any legal conflict until you know all the facts. Just because a party is accused of wrongdoing does not mean the party committed wrongdoing.
- IP litigation can sometimes be prolonged and contentious, ending in a jury trial.
- IP litigation can often be a leverage play by the plaintiff to drive towards some sort of negotiated arrangement or settlement between the two parties that never goes to trial -- settled in mere months.
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