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Zep Solar and Westinghouse Settle Litigation

Zep Solar and Westinghouse Settle Litigation

Previous posts (here, here and here) discussed the patent litigation between Zep Solar and Westinghouse Solar over solar panel mounting technology.  The contentious dispute involved at least three patents, three forums, two reexaminations, and back and forth cross claims of infringement and invalidity. Recently, Zep and Westinghouse announced that they have reached a comprehensive settlement to end their patent


Taking A Look at the Westinghouse/ Zep Solar Legal Battle

Previous posts (here and here) discussed the patent litigation pending in federal court between solar installation competitors Akeena Solar (now Westinghouse Solar) and Zep Solar (Zep) involving two Westinghouse patents, U.S. Patents Nos. 7,406,800 (‘800 Patent) and 7,987,641 (‘641 Patent). Westinghouse recently opened a new front in this patent battle when it filed a complaint

Real Goods Solar Becomes Westinghouse Solar Dealer

Real Goods Solar Inc., a residential solar energy integrator, has signed an agreement withAkeena Solar Inc. doing business as Westinghouse Solar. Under the termsof the agreement, Real Goods Solar will become an authorized dealer forWestinghouse Solar Power Systems. Westinghouse Solar willtransition the majority of its existing backlog and pipeline of projects from its former installation


Akeena Solar in Partnership with Westinghouse; Shares Soar $AKNS

Akeena Solar just announced a new partnership with Westinghouse. Under the terms ofthe exclusive, global agreement, Akeena will now manufacture,distribute, market and install its solar panels using the Westinghousename.By using the Westinghouse name for Akeena’s Andalay line of solarpanels, the company hopes to attract consumers by tapping into theirtrust and familiarity with the Westinghouse name.