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Eaton Settles Patent Infringement Lawsuit

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Power management company Eaton announced that it has reached a settlement in the patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Cordelia Lighting, Inc. and Jimway, Inc. The settlement ends a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia filed in 2016. As part of the settlement, Cordelia and Jimway will receive a license to the Eaton patents asserted in the District Court case. The terms of the settlement and license are confidential.

“Protecting the intellectual property in our innovative lighting portfolio is something we take very seriously,” said Kraig Kasler, president, Lighting Division, Eaton. “This settlement and license agreement recognize the value of our intellectual property relating to our LED downlights and ensure that our customers will continue to benefit from the high-quality solutions that the Eaton lighting team has developed.”

As an industry leader in developing energy-efficient, connected lighting solutions, Eaton has secured hundreds of patents for LED lighting and controls technology. Many of these Eaton patents and their associated lighting products can be found at: eaton.com/patents.

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