Vexica signs patent agreement with Cree

The Leeds-based OEM LED provider, Vexica Technology, are among the first five companies worldwide to be granted licences to Cree’s remote phosphor patents

In December Cree announced that is was granting five LED lighting manufacturers licenses to select Cree patents through its recently launched remote phosphor licensing program.

Cree is pushing for further adoption of LED technology and by making fundamental remote phosphor patents available, Cree hopes to facilitate the development of LED lights.

George Brandes, Cree director of intellectual property, said: ‘Cree is committed to protecting is valuable innovations and is pleased to extend licenses to companies such as Vexica Technology that recognise the importance and value of intellectual property rights.

Details of the royalty-bearing licenses were not disclosed.

Andrew Littler, managing director at Vexica, said: ‘We are absolutely thrilled to be one of the pioneers of this program and be granted license to use Cree’s remote phosphor technology, a technology we have already been able to incorporate into our newest OEM product offering: Lumaera.’

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