Lighting Science Group Announces Summary Judgment Victory in Patent Infringement Suit
Melbourne, FL USA – August 11, 2015 – Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB: LSCG), a leading global manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, announced today that on August 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted Lighting Science’s motion for summary judgment, declaring invalid certain patents of GE Lighting Solutions LLC and dismissing GE Lighting’s patent infringement claims against Lighting Science. The lawsuit alleges infringement by Lighting Science and five other LED manufacturers of two GE Lighting patents, U.S. Patent No. 6,787,999, entitled LED-Based Modular Lamp, and U.S. Patent No. 6,799,864, entitled High Power LED Power Pack for Spot Module Illumination.
“We are extremely pleased with the court’s ruling, which we believe is consistent with our position that our products do not infringe the GE Lighting patents,” said Ed Bednarcik, chief executive officer of Lighting Science. “With over 300 patents, Lighting Science has one of the most comprehensive intellectual property portfolios in the LED industry. We will continue to leverage our portfolio to defend against unwarranted infringement claims and to deliver innovative products for our residential and commercial customers.”
About Lighting Science Group Corporation
Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB:LSCG) is a global leader in innovative LED lighting solutions that designs, manufactures and brings to market the most advanced, intelligent products for consumer, professional and retail applications. By inventing breakthrough, award-winning, LED lamps and lighting fixtures that truly work in sync with nature, we follow one of our core values by being committed to unleash the science of light to make people, and our planet, look, feel and heal better. Lighting Science Group is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida with international offices in Hong Kong. Find out more about us at www.lsgc.com and join us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and the Lighting Science Blog.