Bridgelux Responds to Lawsuit by Cree

Bridgelux confirmed that the company was served a lawsuit filed by Cree Inc.
and Boston University on September 12, 2006 (Ref: Coverage),
alleging infringement of US Patent numbers 6,657,236
and 5,686,738. “We believe in the importance
of respecting the intellectual property rights of others, just as we expect
that others will respect our rights,”
said Dr. Robert C. Walker,
CEO of BridgeLux. “However, we also believe this lawsuit to be without
merit, and we will vigorously defend against the claims that have been brought.”

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