Intellectual Property Creates Barriers to Entry into Wireless Lighting Control Market

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This new report from WTRS evaluates intellectual property ownership, protection strategies and the impact on the market growth for Wireless Lighting Control technologies.

Companies developing products for this market often overlook the prior art held by Lutron and other market participants

A common perception is that Wireless Lighting Control provides a large green-field opportunity to new market entrants. Conventional analysis often overlooks the impact of Intellectual Property management activities by existing market participants.

"Lutron Electronics Inc. is one of the major incumbents in this market space and enjoys a long history of licensing, managing and protecting its significant IP portfolio", according to Kirsten West, PhD, Principal Analyst with WTRS. "Companies developing products for this market often overlook the prior art held by Lutron and other market participants".

This report analyzes the IP holdings and IP protection strategies employed by industry incumbent Lutron in the residential wireless lighting control market.

Report Title: Wireless Lighting Control IP and Litigation - A WTRS Report No. Pages: 23 pages No. Companies Mentioned: 139 Publication Date: December 2, 2009
SKU#: WT112309RIPR

More information at http://www.wtrs.net/residentialwcnpatent.htm

WTRS (West Technology Research Solutions) is a California based research, publishing and consulting company providing the leading viewpoint on emerging wireless technologies, markets and applications. With a ten-year record of successful growth, we're ready to help your company make market decisions and plan for the future.

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