Blackbird Technologies Settles Long-Standing LED Case With ELB Electronics

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Blackbird Technologies, a company dedicated to helping independent inventors and small companies realize value from their patents, has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with ELB Electronics, Inc. concerning LED bulb technology.

After almost six years of litigation, including a successful appeal to the Federal Circuit to reverse a claim construction, Blackbird Technologies settled the case with ELB.

Blackbird Technologies settles with ELB Electronics, Inc.

In 2015, Blackbird Technologies filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (15-cv-00056), concerning LED retrofit bulbs for fluorescent lighting fixtures. This technology is ubiquitously used to replace fluorescent tube bulbs in commercial and residential spaces. The patent at issue is United States Patent No. 7,086,747. After almost six years of litigation, including a successful appeal to the Federal Circuit to reverse a claim construction, Blackbird Technologies settled the case with ELB.

Wendy Verlander, President and CEO of Blackbird Technologies, stated, “After so many hard-fought years of litigation, we are pleased that this case has come to a successful conclusion.”

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Blackbird Technologies provides a unique opportunity for individual inventors and small companies to realize the value of their patents. By using in-house expertise, rather than expensive law firms, Blackbird Technologies is able to litigate at reduced costs and achieve results that equal or exceed what a law firm would recover. This company creates efficiencies that make it possible for individual inventors and small companies to see the end game – realizing the true value of their patents.

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