GE Unit Lumination Targets Fawoo Over LED Patents

Law360, New York (May 13, 2010, 12:34 PM EDT) -- General Electric Co. subsidiary Lumination LLC has accused South Korea-based Fawoo Technology Co. of infringing two patents covering light-emitting diode lamps.

The complaint, lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, claims Fawoo’s LED lamps incorporate Lumination’s modular lighting technology without license or regard for the plaintiff’s intellectual property rights.

Lumination, GE’s LED division, maintains that the South Korean rival makes and sells lights that willfully infringe U.S. Patent Numbers 6,787,999, titled “LED-based modular lamp,” and 6,799,864, titled “High power LED...
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