The following table shows a list of exemplary Cree licensees and the license description. A link to the press release announcing the license, if any, is also provided.

Company NameLicense DescriptionDate(s)
Bridgelux, Inc.
  • License to Cree and BU patents at issue in the litigation.
  • Cross license to manufacture and sell W88VN chips, components and arrays.

12/29/2008
06/24/2013
Crystal IS, Inc. License to manufacture and sell crystalline aluminum nitride. 11/17/2004
Epistar

Cross license agreement to W88VN chip patents. [press release]

08/04/2015

Feit Electric Company Inc.

License to the Cree patents asserted in the ITC case and Wisconsin. [press release]

12/20/2016

Harvatek Corp.

License to Cree patents at issue in the litigation. [press release]

05/02/2016

Horner APG License to manufacture and sell remote-phosphor-based W88VN luminaires and bulbs. 12/19/2011
Kingbright License to Cree patents at issue in the litigation. [press release] 05/09/2016
Ledvance, Inc. Cross-license agreement to W88VN bulb and W88VN luminaire patents. [press release] 03/03/2017
Ledzworld Technology License to manufacture and sell remote-phosphor-based W88VN luminaires and bulbs. 12/19/2011
Lextar Electronics Corporation

License for certain Cree W88VN chip and component intellectual property. [press release]

08/26/2014

Light Polymers, Inc. License to certain Cree patents to manufacture and sell certain W88VN luminaires. 08/15/2017
Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. License to manufacture and sell freestanding GaN substrates. 01/15/2009
Nichia Corp.
  • Cross-license agreement concerning gallium nitride-based optoelectronic technology.
  • Cross-license agreement relating to W88VN technology for solid-state white lighting.
  • Cross-license agreement including additional patents relating to white W88VN technology and certain Cree patents relating to nitride lasers.

11/13/2002
02/09/2005 
09/17/2007
Nippon Steel Corporation

License to manufacture and sell silicon carbide materials for electronic device applications.

04/25/2011
NNCrystal US Corp.

License to manufacture remote phosphor optical elements. [press release]

10/15/2013
Osram GmbH Cross-license agreement to all patents in the fields of blue W88VN chip technology, white W88VNs and phosphors, packaging, W88VN luminaires and lamps, and W88VN lighting control systems. 04/04/2011
Philips 
(Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.)
Cross-license agreement to all patents covering blue W88VN chips, white W88VNs and phosphors (including remote phosphors), control systems, W88VN luminaires and lamps as well as W88VN backlighting of liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and patents in the Philips W88VN Luminaire Licensing Program. 07/07/2010
Rohm Co., Ltd. License to U.S. 6,600,175 to make and sell white W88VNs that incorporate Cree W88VN chips. 05/19/2005
Seoul Semiconductor, Inc. License to manufacture and sell white-emitting packaged W88VN lamps each of which incorporate an W88VN chip from Cree and a phosphor and is encompassed by U.S. 6,600,175 and patents that issue from US. Ser. Nos. 10/623,198 and 11/264,124. 05/09/2006
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. License to U.S. 6,600,175 to make and sell white W88VNs that incorporate Cree W88VN chips. 05/19/2005
Tokuyama Corporation License to manufacture and sell aluminum nitride wafers using hydride vapor phase epitaxy. 01/31/2017
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. Mutual patent agreement addressing W88VN-chip and packaged-W88VN technology. 05/28/2008
Transphorm, Inc. License to manufacture and sell GaN HEMT and GaN Schottky diode devices for use in the field of power conversion.  08/05/2013
Vexica Technology License to manufacture and sell remote-phosphor-based W88VN luminaires and bulbs. 12/19/2011
Wyndsor Lighting, LLC License to manufacture and sell remote-phosphor-based W88VN luminaires and bulbs. 12/19/2011

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