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CAO Group (CAO) is a Utah-based company that designs and sells a variety of dental, veterinary, forensic and lighting products including the Dynasty line of LED lamps. CAO owns U.S. Patents Nos. 6,465,961 (’961 Patent), 6,634,770 (’770 Patent), and 6,746,885


In a previous post, I wrote about a patent infringement suit between Danish biopharm rivals Novozymes and Danisco, which are both active in developing enzymes used in production of biofuels. In the suit, Novozymes has accused Danisco of infringing U.S. Read more…


In a previous post, I wrote about Solannex’s patent infringement suit against Santa Clara, California, thin-film photovoltaic (PV) company MiaSolé. Solannex struck again earlier this month, this time accusing San Jose-based Nanosolar of patent infringement.


In previous posts here and here, I discussed Atlanta, Georgia, wireless mesh technology company Sipco’s patent infringement suits against utilities and various smart meter and energy management companies. Last month Sipco expanded the scope of its patent enforcement activity to Read more…


MiaSolé, a Santa Clara, California, thin-film photovoltaic (PV) company, has been hit with a patent infringement suit involving a patent relating to interconnection structures for PV cells. The complaint, brought by a company called Solannex, accuses Miasolé of infringing U.S. Read more…


Sipco LLC (Sipco) is an Atlanta, Georgia-based developer of wireless mesh technology. In a previous post, I wrote about Sipco’s patent infringement suit targeting Florida Power & Light and its smart grid rollout in Miami-Dade County. Last month Sipco sued Read more…


Japanese LED maker Nichia has initiated another patent infringement suit, this time against a Washington state hand tool company called Wilmar Corporation (Wilmar). The complaint (nichia-wilmar-complaint.pdf), filed in the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall, accuses Wilmar of infringing U.S. Read more…


In a previous post, I wrote about patent attorney-inventor Conrad O. Gardner’s infringement suit against Toyota in which he accused the automaker of infringing U.S. Patent No. 7,290,627 (’627 patent). In that case, Gardner alleged that Toyota infringed the ‘627 Read more…


Sky Windpower (Sky) is a California company that markets high altitude wind capture technology. Sky is the exclusive licensee of U.S. Patent No. 6,781,254 (’254 Patent), which is entitled “Windmill kite” and relates to a flying electric generator (FEG). The Read more…


Altair Engineering (Altair) is a Michigan-based company that sells energy efficient solid state lighting products, particularly LED lamps, through its subsidiary, Ilumisys. Altair owns U.S. Patent Nos. 7,049,761 (’761 Patent) and 7,510,299 (’299 Patent), both directed to a light tube Read more…