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Licensing Cree's remote-phosphor patents

Cree’s remote-phosphor technology is available for licensing. A list of patents that may contain claims that are included in the program are listed below; corresponding foreign counterparts are also included. Contact Cree at licensing@cree.com for further information.

US Patent Number
Issue Date
Full Title
6,350,041 February 26, 2002 High output radial dispersing lamp using a solid state light source
6,600,175 July 29, 2003 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
6,967,116 November 22, 2005 Light emitting device incorporating a luminescent material
7,005,679 February 28, 2006 Multiple component solid state white light
7,029,935 April 18, 2006 Transmissive optical elements including transparent plastic shell having a phosphor dispersed therein, and methods of fabricating same
7,042,020 May 9, 2006 Light emitting device incorporating a luminescent material
7,518,158 April 14, 2009 Semiconductor light emitting devices and submounts
7,614,759 November 10, 2009 Lighting Device
7,791,092 September 7, 2002 Multiple component solid state white light
7,901,111 March 8, 2011 Lighting device and lighting method
7,943,945 May 17, 2011 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
8,004,172 August 23, 2011 Semiconductor light emitting apparatus including elongated hollow wavelength conversion tubes and methods of assembling same
8,138,000 March 20, 2012 Methods for forming semiconductor light emitting devices and submounts
8,264,138 September 11, 2012 Shifting spectral content in solid state light emitters by spatially separating lumiphor films
8,288,942 October 16, 2012 High efficacy white LED
8,441,179 May 14, 2013 Shifting spectral content in solid state light emitters by spatially separating lumiphor films
8,502,247 August 6, 2013 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
8,288,942 October 16, 2012 Lighting device with shaped remote phosphor
8,362,681 January 29, 2013 Semiconductor light emitting apparatus including elongated hollow wavelength conversion tubes