Troy-CSL Lighting signs license agreement joining Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program

 

 

June 23, 2016

Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced that it signed a patent license agreement with the US company Troy-CSL Lighting. The license, based on Philips Lighting’s EnabLED program’s published terms and conditions, provides Troy-CSL Lighting with full, worldwide access to a wide range of basic LED control and system-level technologies. As a result of the agreement, all outstanding litigations between the companies related to patents offered under the EnabLED Licensing Program for LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs have been dismissed.

 

“Concluding license agreements with companies like Troy-CSL Lighting, in what is an open and transparent license program, is helping to accelerate the adoption of energy efficient LED lighting, which is good for the growth of the industry and the environment,” said Frank Bistervels, Senior Director for Intellectual Property Licensing at Philips Lighting.


The license agreement with Troy-CSL Lighting follows earlier agreements between Philips Lighting and more than 600 lighting companies including, amongst others, Acuity Brands, Cooper Lighting, Generation Brands, Nora Lighting, Osram, Cree and Zumtobel. Philips Lighting aims to accelerate market adoption and growth of LED-based products by making available to the lighting industry its market-leading patented LED luminaire and retrofit bulb technologies. Additional information is available at www.ip.philips.com/licensing/enabled.

For further information, please contact:

Neil Pattie
Philips Lighting

Tel: +31 6 15084817

E-mail: neil.pattie@philips.com

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