LONDON – Cree Inc. and Osram GmbH have signed a comprehensive, worldwide cross-license agreement that covers patents from both parties in the fields of blue LEDs, white LEDs and phosphors, LED luminaires and lamps and LED lighting control systems.
It was not disclosed whether any money changed hands.
Cree (Durham, NC) recently announced a similar broad cross-license agreement with Philips and has existing patent agreements with Nichia and Toyoda Gosei regarding LED technology.
"Cree is committed to revolutionizing lighting. Over the last two decades, we have developed innovative, energy efficient LED lighting technology and have protected this technology under international intellectual property laws," said Chuck Swoboda, Cree chairman and CEO, in statement.
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