Oct 10, 2014: Inventor T. David Petite Invited To Speak at USPTO-Sponsored Event Celebrating Native American Heritage Month 

T. David Petite to speak at discussion panel as part of a USPTO-sponsored event in observing Native American Heritage Month. The event will take place on Nov. 5th, 2014 at the USPTO Rocky Mountain Regional Office in Denver, CO.

For more information about the event, please click here .


 
July 7, 2014: IntusIQ ENHANCES LICENSING TEAM

IPCO, LLC dba IntusIQ is pleased to announce significant changes and enhancements to its Wireless Mesh patent licensing program. These recent developments will be of direct interest to, and will benefit the entire home and commercial building automation community, as well as those implementing other wireless mesh protocols.

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April 23, 2013: SKF USA Enters into SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh License
Electric Buildings Enter into SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh License

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that SKF USA Inc., a world-wide leader in condition monitoring systems, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.

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March 21, 2013: Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Schneider Electric USA and Schneider
Electric Buildings Enter into SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh License

MPEG LA, LLC and SIPCO, LLC are pleased to announce that Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Inc., Schneider Electric USA, Inc. and Schneider Electric Buildings, LLC have become proud members of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.

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February 5, 2013: Leviton Enters into SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh License

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Leviton, a leader in electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.

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January 17, 2013: SmartLabs Enters into License with SIPCO

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that SmartLabs, Inc., a leader in automation and control technology, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ Patent Portfolio by taking a license to SIPCO’s patents, including U.S. Patent Numbers 7,103,511; 6,437,692; and 7,697,492.

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January 3, 2013: Control4 Enters into License with SIPCO

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Control4 Corporation, a world-wide leader in automation, control and energy management technology, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ Patent Portfolio by taking a license to SIPCO’s patents, including U.S. Patent Numbers 7,103,511; 7,468,661; and 7,697,492.

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December 19, 2012: Ingersoll Rand Enters into SIPCO’S Wireless Mesh License

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Ingersoll Rand, a worldwide leader in energy management technology, has entered into a license under patents in SIPCO’s Wireless Mesh Patent Portfolio.

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December 5, 2012: Digi International Enters into License with SIPCO

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Digi International, Inc., a worldwide leader in energy management technology, has become a member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to SIPCO’s patents in the EWM Patent Portfolio.

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November 8, 2012: EnergyHub Enters into License with SIPCO

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that EnergyHub, Inc., a worldwide leader in home energy management technology, has taken a license to SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh™ Patent Portfolio.

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October 18, 2012: Eaton Enters into License with SIPCO

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Eaton Corporation has taken a license under patents in SIPCO’s Wireless Mesh Patent Portfolio.

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May 9, 2012: SIPCO, LLC and SmartSynch Inc. Enter Major Patent License Agreement

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that SmartSynch, Inc., a world‐wide leader in energy management technology, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless MeshTM(“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to U.S. Patent Numbers 7,105,511, 6,914,893 and 7,697,492.

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March 6, 2012: SIPCO, LLC Announces Minority Ownership Agreement with GE and MPEG LA

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that GE, acting through its Licensing operation, and MPEG LA, LLC, through its wholly owned subsidiary Tagivan II, have each acquired a minority ownership position in SIPCO and IntusIQ. SIPCO and IntusIQ, privately held companies, are prominent developers in providing leading edge wireless technology solutions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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CNN highlights David Petite’s path as an entrepreneur.


 

SIPCO, LLC and iControl Networks, Inc. Enter Patent License Agreement.

Atlanta, GA – December 9, 2011

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that iControl Networks, Inc., a world-wide leader in home security technology, has become a member of the Essential Wireless MeshTM(“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to SIPCO’s Patents in the EWM Patent Portfolio.

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SIPCO, LLC and Emerson Electric Co. Through its White-Rodgers Division Enter Major Patent License Agreement

Atlanta, GA, – November 3, 2011

SIPCO, LLC is pleased to announce that Emerson Electric’s White Rodgers and Retail Solutions divisions, have become proud members of the Essential Wireless MeshTM (“EWM”) Patent Portfolio by taking a license to the EWM Patent Portfolio.
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SIPCO, LLC Wins Major Markman Ruling

Atlanta, GA, – May 9, 2011

SIPCO, LLC, the world’s leading innovator in the wireless mesh networking industry, is pleased to announce that it has won a major Markman ruling in the SIPCO, LLC v. Datamatic, Ltd., et al. (No. 6:09-cv-00532) case pending in the Eastern District of Texas.

The suit originally included defendants Datamatic, Ltd., EKA Systems, Inc., Johnson Controls, Inc., Sensus USA Inc., and Trilliant Networks Inc. and involves SIPCO’s U.S. Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,492,692; and 7,468,661. Datamatic is the only defendant remaining in the case.

The Court adopted constructions consistent with those proffered by SIPCO and rejected Datamatic’s argument that the patents were invalid as indefinite.


SIPCO, LLC Files Patent Infringement Suit Against ADT Security Services, Inc.

Atlanta, GA, – May 9, 2011

SIPCO, LLC, the leading innovator in the mesh technology industry, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement suit against ADT Security Services, Inc. (“ADT”) for infringing its patented technology in the security industry.

Four of SIPCO’s valuable mesh technology patents — U.S. Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,492,692; 7,697,492; and 6,914,893 — are at issue in the case, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. As a result of ADT’s on-going infringement, SIPCO seeks both injunctive relief and monetary damages.

SIPCO, LLC was formed by renowned inventor and entrepreneur T. David Petite. Mr. Petite has been an active leader in the wireless industry for over a decade and has over 30 issued U.S. patents to his name dating from the early 1990s.

John C. Herman, Chair of Robbins Geller’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and SIPCO’s lead counsel, stated, “David Petite has made significant contributions to wireless mesh technology since its evolution. This lawsuit is intended to protect SIPCO’s business, existing licenses and its valuable patent rights.”


SIPCO, LLC Signs Five New Licensees to Wireless Mess Portfolio

Atlanta, GA, – February 2, 2011

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce the new licensing agreements of its Wireless Mesh™ (EWM™) Patent Portfolio with five major corporations, including CentraLite Systems, Inc., Mueller Systems and SimpleHomeNet. SIPCO, a certified Native American Independent Inventor Owned Business, provides leading edge innovative wireless technology solutions.

The new license agreements in the fields of energy management, home area networking, water infrastructure systems and commercial and hotel building automation will help encourage environmental benefits and deliver real savings and value as part of the smart grid.

“We’re thrilled to have these companies join our growing list of licensees,” said T. David Petite, founder and CEO of SIPCO. “The key to the success of the smart grid is having leading companies, such as these, with products available in key fields. We look forward to continuing to work hard to promote our licensees’ products and welcome these new companies to the EWM™ network.”

CentraLite Systems, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing energy management and lighting control systems since 1997. The company’s design philosophy is to create excellent control products that enhance living and reduce energy consumption. This concept includes an open system design that makes it easy to integrate complementary, third-party devices with CentraLite products.

Mueller Systems offers a full line of residential, fire line and commercial meters, AMR / AMI systems and related products. Mueller Systems provides Smart Metering solutions to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water.

SimpleHomeNet focuses on providing an ecosystem for both independent residential energy management and home area networks. The company is among the top suppliers of ZigBee certified products.


SIPCO Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Companies Using SIPCO’s Technology in the
Industrial Controls, Home Automation and Energy Management Industries.

January 31, 2008

SIPCO, LLC, the leading innovator in the mesh technology industry, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement suit against a number of companies infringing its patented technology in the industrial controls, home automation and energy management industries. Defendants include ABB Inc.; Coulomb Technologies, Inc.; ECOtality, Inc.; EnergyHub, Inc.; Jetlun Corporation; Ingersoll Rand Company; Schlage Lock Company; Trane, Inc. and SmartLabs, Inc.

Three of SIPCO’s valuable mesh technology patents – U.S. Patent Nos. 6,437,692; 7,697,492; and 7,103,511 – are at issue in the case, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. As a result of these defendants’ on-going infringement, SIPCO seeks both injunctive relief and monetary damages. John C. Herman, Chair of Robbins Geller’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and SIPCO’s lead counsel, stated, “David Petite has made significant contributions to wireless mesh technology since its evolution. This lawsuit is intended to protect SIPCO’s business, existing licenses and its valuable patent rights.”


Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative

ATLANTA, GA, Dec 7, 2010

The founder of Native American Inventors Association T David Petite is interviewed by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative http://elientrepreneur.com/index.html (ELI) for the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program. The purpose of the interview was to extract practical knowledge of real world events that lead to the success for Mr. Petite and position that knowledge in electronic format so it can be shared by others by various media streams that can help empower entrepreneur programs.

The Ice House Entrepreneurship program is an interactive online education program designed to inspire and engage the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. The program is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City. More information is available at WhoOwnsTheIceHouse.com.


T. DAVID PETITE CELEBRATED AS FOURTH OUT OF TOP FIVE MOST FAVORITE NATIVE AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURS

ATLANTA, GA, November, 2010

In Celebration of Native American Heritage Month this November, T. David Petite was selected as the fourth
most favorite entrepreneur by Legal Zoom.com. Click here to view the PDF.

http://www.legalzoom.com/business-management/success-stories/native-american-entrepreneurs


THE IMAGINATION MADE REAL TRADE SHOW

ATLANTA, GA, October 17, 2010

T David Petite is keynote speaker at The Imagination Made Real trade show sponsored by the Virginia Inventors Forum on October 23, 2010 in Williamsburg Virginia for more information please go http://virginiainventors.org/VIFEXPO2010.


NATIVE AMERICAN INVENTOR T. DAVID PETITE HONORED BY GEORGIA SENATE

ATLANTA, GA, July 1, 2010

T. David Petite, founder of SIPCO LLC was recently honored by the Georgia State Senate in a resolution introduced by Chairman of the Economic Development Committee Senator Chip Pearson. Mr. Petite was recognized for “his innovations in wireless technology and his incredible career in engineering, and invention.

T. David Petite, a Native American, has been active in the wireless industry for over a decade and has developed many leading edge solutions. His inventions are deployed in various products and networks throughout the country, and have been licensed to numerous companies.

Mr. Petite has long been recognized as an innovative and philanthropic leader in the wireless communications industry” said Pearson. “It is only fitting that the Georgia State Senate recognizes his contributions to not only the state’s economic development community, but also to the Native American Inventors Association which he founded.”

I am very honored to receive such formal recognition,” said Mr. Petite. “It’s very satisfying to see our pioneering work in wireless smart cloud processing technology being recognized and adopted as a major element for the Smart Grid initiatives; it is also rewarding to see the state of Georgia getting recognition as an early pioneering location for fostering Smart Tech companies”. Read more: SIPCO LLC Founder Honored by Georgia Senate


PRESIDENT & CEO OF SIPCO T. DAVID PETITE TO SERVE ON AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE
ENGINEERING SOCIETY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS SELECTION COMMITTEE

ATLANTA, GA, June 14, 2010

President and CEO of SIPCO T. David Petite has agreed to serve on the Professional Awards Selection Committee for the American Indian Science Engineering Society. “I am very honored to serve on the awards committee and to have a role in giving formal recognition to Native Americans Engineers and Scientist that have demonstrated individual achievements contributing to foster Native American future opportunities“ said Mr. Petite.


NATIVE AMERICAN INVENTORS GET SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION FROM SUCCESSFUL
INVENTOR IN RECENTLY FORMED ORGANIZATION

ATLANTA, GA, January 11, 2010

Renowned inventor, T. David Petite, is spearheading a new organization specifically aimed at supporting and encouraging Native American inventors and entrepreneurs. The Native American Inventors Association works to provide patent, legal and business consulting support to inventors in the Native American community.

The organization, aimed specifically at supporting innovation, invention and entrepreneurialism in the Native American
community, has been launched and has announced the opening of its new website at
www.nativeamericaninventor.com


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, EXECUTES PATENT
LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH TRILLIANT

ATLANTA, GA, June 6, 2010

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce Trilliant Incorporated, a worldwide leader in smart energy technology, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (EWM™) Patent Portfolio.


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN INDEPENDENT INVENTOR OWNED BUSINESS,
SUES SIEMENS INDUSTRY AND SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. OVER WIRELESS
TECHNOLOGY PATENTS

ATLANTA, GA, May 11, 2010

SIPCO LLC, a Certified Native American Independent Inventor Owned Business, providing leading edge innovative wireless technology solutions, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement suit against a number of companies infringing its patented technology in the home automation industry. Defendants include Control4 Corporation, Digi International Inc., Home Automation Inc., Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Inc., Schneider Electric USA, Inc., and Siemens Industry, Inc.. Three of SIPCO’s valuable mesh technology patents – U.S. Patent Nos. 7,468,661, 7,697,492 and 7,103,511 – are at issue in the case, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. As a result of these defendants’ on-going infringement, SIPCO seeks both injunctive relief and monetary damages.


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH EKA SYSTEMS (NOW AN AFFILIATE OF COOPER POWER SYSTEMS LLC
)

ATLANTA, GA, May 5, 2010

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce Eka Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in smart energy technology, has become a proud member of the Essential Wireless Mesh™ (EWM™) Patent Portfolio. Eka Systems, Inc. has assigned its rights under the license to Cannon Technologies, Inc., an affiliate of Cooper Power Systems, LLC.


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, FORMAL EXECUTION
OF PATENT LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH GE APPLIANCES & LIGHTING BUSINESS UNIT

LOUISVILLE, KY,
April 13, 2010

General Electric Appliances & Lighting signs SIPCO Essential Wireless Mesh™
(EWMTM) license agreement:

Kevin Nolan (Left), Vice President of Technology for General Electric’s Consumer and Industrial Division, and Thomas “T. David” Petite (Right), President and CEO of SIPCO LLC, executing the SIPCO Essential Wireless Mesh™ licensing agreement.

SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH GE APPLIANCES & LIGHTING BUSINESS UNIT

GE PRESS RELEASE


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH LS RESEARCH

ATLANTA, GA, March 23, 2010

SIPCO LLC, a Certified Native American Owned Business and Licensor of Smart IP Essential Wireless Mesh™ Patent Portfolio and LS Research LLC, are pleased to announce today that they have signed an Essential Wireless Mesh™ patent license agreement.


SIPCO LLC, A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS, SIGNS PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH GE APPLIANCES & LIGHTING BUSINESS UNIT

ATLANTA, GA, March 22, 2010

SIPCO LLC, a licensor of the Essential Wireless MeshTM patent portfolio, and GE Appliances & Lighting announced today that they have signed a patent license agreement for GE’s Appliance business unit.

SIPCO LLC is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and is led by renowned Native American independent inventor and successful entrepreneur Thomas David Petite. T. David Petite is an innovative and philanthropic leader that founded the first Native American Inventors Association. He is one of the wireless communication industry’s most prolific innovators of intelligent wireless networking technology. He has also been active in the wireless industry for over a decade and has developed many leading edge solutions. His inventions are deployed in various products and networks throughout the country and have been licensed to numerous companies.

T. David Petite, CEO of SIPCO LLC says, “We are extremely happy to have GE Appliances & Lighting as a strategic member of the Essential Wireless MeshTM licensing family, and we are pleased to help enable a new generation of smart appliances. We have worked hard over the last 2 decades to develop a ubiquitous platform for connecting devices through a smart cloud. We believe GE Appliances & Lighting‘s entry into the wireless smart appliance market will provide significant benefits to consumers in managing and controlling their energy usage. This is a new market and we believe our internet based networking technology adds value to our customers through its integration into their products. We were thrilled when GE Appliances & Lighting approached us and look forward to working with GE Appliances & Lighting to support and accelerate their delivery of these solutions to the marketplace“.

Using SIPCO’s technology in our smart-grid enabled appliances will allow us to help consumers better manage their energy costs and help utilities shed load during peak usage and pricing periods,” said Natarajan Venkatakrishnan, Research and Development Leader for GE Appliances & Lighting. “Providing solutions for both consumers and utilities that will help better manage the energy we already generate will allow us to make a significant contribution to the success of the Smart Grid.

SIPCO, a privately held company located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the leading developers of wireless mesh technology, providing technology to its customers and licensees. SIPCO also provides critical patent rights through the ESSENTIAL WIRELESS MESH™ Patent Portfolio for various wireless infrastructure systems and service applications. For more information visit its web site at http://www.sipcollc.com.

GE Appliances & Lighting spans the globe as an industry leader in major appliances, lighting, systems and services for commercial, industrial and residential use. Technology innovation and the company’s ecomagination(SM) initiative enable GE Appliances & Lighting to aggressively bring to market products and solutions that help customers meet pressing environmental challenges. General Electric (NYSE: GE), imagination at work, sells products under the Monogram®, Profile™, GE®, Hotpoint®, Reveal® and Energy Smart® consumer brands, and Tetra®, Vio™ and Immersion® commercial brands. For more information, consumers may visit www.ge.com.


SIPCO LLC EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH SILIVER SPRING NETWORKS

ATLANTA, GA, January 3, 2010

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce that Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has taken a license to SIPCO’s Essential Wireless Mesh™ patent portfolio. The parties’ litigation has been resolved on mutually agreeable terms.


SIPCO LLC A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS SUES JOHNSON CONTROLS INC.
OVER WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY PATENTS

ATLANTA, GA, Nov 24, 2009

Wireless mesh technology developer SIPCO LLC has hit several of its early partners now rivals, including Johnson Controls Inc. and Sensus USA Inc., with a suit accusing them of infringing three of its patents for wireless monitoring technology.


SIPCO LLC A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH HAWKING TECHNOLOGIES

ATLANTA, GA, September 18, 2009

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce that Hawking Technologies, Inc. has taken a license to SIPCO’s U.S. Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,891,838; and 6,914,893. The parties’ litigation has been resolved amicably.


SIPCO LLC A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH HOMESEER TECHNOLOGIES

ATLANTA, GA, August 12, 2009

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce that HomeSeer Technologies LLC, has taken a license to SIPCO’s U.S. Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,891,838; and 6,914,893. The parties’ litigation has been resolved amicably.

SIPCO LLC FILES PATENT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT AGAINST FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT

ATLANTA, GA, July 28, 2009

Atlanta-based wireless power grid pioneer SIPCO LLC has filed a federal patent infringement lawsuit against Florida Power & Light Co. over plans to deploy 1 million “smart meters” in Miami-Dade County.


SIPCO LLC A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE
AGREEMENT WITH COOPER USA

ATLANTA, GA, June 25, 2009

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce that Cooper U.S. has taken a license to SIPCO’s Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,891,838; and 6,914,893. The parties’ litigation has been resolved amicably.


SIPCO LLC EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH INTERMATIC INC.

ATLANTA, GA, May 20, 2009

SIPCO LLC is pleased to announce that Intermatic, Inc. has taken a license to SIPCO’s U.S. Patent Nos. 7,103,511; 6,891,838; and 6,914,893. The parties’ litigation has been resolved amicably.


SIPCO LLC A CERTIFIED NATIVE AMERICAN OWNED BUSINESS SUES EATON CORPORATION
OVER WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY PATENTS

ATLANTA, GA, September 19, 2008

SIPCO LLC, the leading innovator in the mesh technology industry, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement suit against a number of companies infringing its patented technology in the home automation industry. Defendants include Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Cooper Industries, Ltd., Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc., Crestron Electronics, Inc., Eaton Corporation (ETN), Hawking Technologies, Inc., Homeseer Technologies, LLC, Intermatic, Inc., Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., Smart Home Systems, Inc., Wayne-Dalton Corp. and X10 Wireless Technology, Inc. Two of SIPCO’s valuable mesh technology patents – U.S. Patent Nos. 6,891,838 and 7,103,511 – are at issue in the case, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. As a result of these defendants’ on-going infringement, SIPCO seeks both injunctive relief and monetary damages.


SIPCO LLC EXECUTES PATENT LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH ADVANCE SENSOR TECHNOLOGY LLC.

ATLANTA, GA, December 2007

SIPCO LLC and Advance Sensor Technology LLC execute 7,103,511 patent licenses for Golf Course Sensor management systems.