Firecomms Wins German Patent Infringement Case. Ltd. (“Broadcom”) against Firecomms in Germany. On April 13, 2018, the District Court of Munich issued a judgment stating that Firecomms’ RedLink® products FR05MHIR and FR10MHIR do not infringe the German designation of Broadcom’s European Patent No. 1 511 198 B1 (“patent 198”), the charges brought by Broadcom should be dismissed and that Broadcom should bear the costs of the dispute.
Dr Lambkin also thanked Firecomms’ customers saying, “Firecomms also very much appreciates the steadfast support of key customers during the course of this action and I am absolutely delighted that their trust in us has been fully justified. We look forward to continuing to grow our engagements with customers around the world.”
Firecomms (www.firecomms.com) is a leader in the manufacture of plastic fibre optic solutions and optical transceiver modules. The Company pioneered the commercialisation of resonant cavity light emitting diodes (RCLEDs) which are today used in the RedLink® industrial POF transceivers as well as the connectorless OptoLock® and LC families of products. Firecomms’ customers deploy these transceiver products in a wide range of power and energy, industrial control, medical and consumer applications. Firecomms Ltd. is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.s