Port Washington, New York / Avon Lake, Ohio – WAC and Hinkley have settled their litigations in the ITC and the Federal District Court and entered into an agreement under which both Hinkley and WAC shall continue selling their respective products at issue in the litigations. Hinkley has agreed to obtain a royalty-bearing license from WAC under the agreement.
For nearly 40 years WAC has operated at the forefront of emerging technologies. Now a second-generation owner-operated company, WAC continues to elevate the industry in design and manufacturing by challenging conventions and building sustainable products responsibly. To achieve this success and remain a leader in the industry, WAC continues to invest in research and development of its own intellectual property. WAC has been dedicated to charting its own path of innovation, introducing revolutionary designs and technologies to the industry. WAC’s portfolio of patents protects these proprietary designs and technologies and plays an important role in maintaining its brand integrity and reputation as an innovator and visionary in the LED luminaire and smart fan space.
Since the early 2000s, WAC has produced over 90% of the components that make up its products from within a dedicated factory. As a design-and-build manufacturer, WAC builds long-term relationships with lighting designers, architects, and distributors by solving the challenges they face with creativity and innovation. Visit waclighting.com.
Since 1922, Hinkley has been a leading designer and distributor of high-quality decorative lighting fixtures and ceiling fans. As a fourth-generation family run company headquartered in Avon Lake, Ohio, Hinkley is driven by a passion to create innovative and proprietary designs that blend style and function for interior and exterior applications that resonate with true home enthusiasts. Visit Hinkley.com for the latest news and updates about Hinkley.