3 May 2022
CreeLED sues Star Headlight & Lantern
CreeLED Inc of Durham, NC, USA (a company of SMART Global Holdings of Milpitas, CA) has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of New York against Star Headlight & Lantern Co Inc. The lawsuit asserts that Star has infringed Cree LED’s rights in four US patents (nos. 8,884,510; 9,048,396; 9,865,780; and D718,258) by selling a DLITE product that incorporates six infringing LED packages.
Cree LED specializes in supplying a broad portfolio of high-performance LED chips and components. Together with its predecessor Cree Inc, the firm has a 30-year track record of innovations and industry firsts. This history in technology and innovation has distinguished Cree LED as one of the LED industry’s strongest brands. Cree LED’s contributions to LED development and design serve as the basis for Cree LED’s expansive portfolio of US and worldwide patents covering an array of innovative technologies.
As a US-based firm that has extensively invested in research and development, quality and product innovation, Cree LED is committed to protecting and enforcing its valuable intellectual property rights.