Lighting Science, West Warwick, R.I., signed new perpetual patent license agreements with Osram-Sylvania and Hubbell Lighting for technology used in low-profile retrofit downlight products. These new license agreements cover Lighting Science’s ‘968 patent family, part of Lighting Science’s technology family first introduced in its Glimpse flush mount retrofit downlight.
Other companies in Lighting Science’s patent licensing program include Cree, Eaton/Cooper, Green Creative, Cordelia Lighting, USA Light and Electric, and Hyperikon. Lighting Science said it holds nearly 400 U.S. and foreign patents covering the fields of biologically adjusted and corrected lighting, light spectrum control, micro-electric optics, advances in roadway infrastructure, and various other lighting form factors.
“We are proud to welcome Osram-Sylvania and Hubbell to the growing list of licensees under our ‘968 patent licensing program,” said Ed Bednarcik, CEO of Lighting Science. “Having industry leaders like Osram-Sylvania and Hubbell join our program reflects the value and importance of our ever expanding patent portfolio.”
Here’s a video of some Lighting Science technology in action:
Though it begs a question: If you found a light bulb lying on the beach, would your first reaction be to screw it into a table lamp and fire it up? You don’t know where that thing has been.