22:20 uur 13-04-2021

Rechtszaak Tigo tegen APS wegens inbreuk op intellectuele eigendom blijft groeien

Klacht tegen APSystems en moederbedrijf Zhejiang Yuneng Technology Co., Ltd. omvat vijf patenten

CAMPBELL, Californië – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Tigo Energy, Inc., de wereldwijde leider in de zonne-energiesector in Flex-MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), heeft een nieuwe rechtszaak aangespannen tegen Altenergy Power Systems (“APsystems”), naast zijn huidige lopende zaak. De klacht omvat vier nieuwe claims voor inbreuk op het octrooi, evenals een aanvullende claim van een octrooi dat in de eerder ingediende rechtszaak is ingediend. De klacht werd ingediend bij de United States District Court voor het Northern District of California. Het totale aantal Patents-in-Suit in beide gevallen staat nu op zes. De klacht betreft alle juridische entiteiten van APsystems in de VS en in China.

Tigo Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit against APS Continues to Grow

Complaint Against APSystems and parent Zhejiang Yuneng Technology Co., Ltd. Covers Five Patents

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tigo Energy, Inc., the solar industry worldwide leader in Flex-MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics), has filed a new lawsuit against Altenergy Power Systems (“APsystems”), in addition to its current ongoing case. The complaint includes four new patent infringement claims, as well as an additional claim from a patent asserted in the previously-filed lawsuit. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The total number of Patents-in-Suit in both cases now stands at six. The complaint includes all APsystems legal entities in the US as well as in China.

The new complaint alleges that APsystems’ Sunspec-compliant products infringe the following U.S. patents: 8,653,689, 9,584,021, 9,966,848, 10,333,405, and 8,933,321. The complaint centers around various systems and methods used in the PV module rapid shutdown unit.

Tigo’s industry leading solar equipment provides optimized, monitored and safe solar to protect this critical infrastructure investment and deliver consistent ROI for the lifetime of renewable energy systems. Tigo is a leader in rapid shutdown technology and module level power electronics (MLPE) with over one hundred granted or pending patents and millions of units installed around the world.

About Tigo

Tigo is the worldwide leader in flexible module level power electronics (MLPE) with innovative solutions that significantly increase energy production, decrease operating costs, and enhance safety of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Tigo’s TS4 platform maximizes the benefit of PV systems and provides customers with the most scalable, versatile, and reliable MLPE solution available. Tigo was founded in Silicon Valley in 2007 to accelerate the adoption of solar energy worldwide. Tigo systems operate on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy daily. Tigo’s global team is dedicated to making the best MLPE on earth so more people can enjoy the benefits of solar. Visit us at www.tigoenergy.com.


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