Collingwood Lighting Limited v Aurora Limited, Patents Court (Chancery Division), High Court of Justice, London, 10 February 2014, Case No.  EWHC 228 (Pat)
Mr Justice Roth of the Patents Court has found for the claimant, Collingwood, against Aurora in an action for infringement under UK Patent No. 2475649.
Collingwood contended that Aurora infringed its Patent for fire resistant LED downlighting. The Patent covers a lighting unit with a solid state lighting element and a fire resistant housing for fitting into an aperture in building partitions. Collingwood’s product manufactured according to the Patent was launched in May 2009, under the name “FireLED”. Aurora’s products, which were found to infringe the Patent, are those under the Aurora I-9 range. Aurora also introduced a redesign, which, in the event that Aurora should lose on validity and the I-9 range found to infringe, was intended to avoid such infringement.