L&L Candle Company’s ITC Complaint Against Infringing Manufacturers Moves Forward

BREA, Calif., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On March 31, 2020, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) began investigating the following companies’ electronic candles for infringement of L&L’s patents:

L&L Candle: Matchless, LightLi, and Luminara (PRNewsfoto/L&L Candle Co)
L&L Candle: Matchless, LightLi, and Luminara (PRNewsfoto/L&L Candle Co)
The Gerson Company
Gerson International (H.K.) Ltd.
Sterno Home Inc.
Ningbo Huamao International Trading Co.
Ningbo Yinzhou Langsheng Artware Co., Ltd.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Scott Brothers Entertainment, Inc.
Nantong Ya Tai Candle Arts & Crafts Co., Ltd.
NapaStyle, Inc.
Veraflame International, Inc.
MerchSource, LLC
Ningbo Mascube Import Export Company of Ningbo City
Decorware International Inc.
Shenzhen Goldenwell Smart Technology Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Ksperway Technology Co., Ltd.
Ningbo Shanhuang Electric Appliance Co.
Yiwu Shengda Art Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Tongfang Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd.
TFL Candles of Shenzhen City
Guangdong Tongfang Lighting Co., Ltd.
Tongfang Optoelectric Company of Kwun Tong
Virtual Candles Limited of Maidstone

The electronic candles under investigation by the USITC include the following brands:

Everlasting Glow
Hudson 43
Mirage Gold
Scott Living
Napa Style
Sharper Image
DW Home
Aku Tonpa


L&L Candle Company, LLC (L&L), the maker of LightLi®, Luminara®, and Matchless® Moving Flame LED Candles respects intellectual property rights and the rights of inventors to protect their innovations. In the same manner, L&L expects others to respect its own intellectual property rights. L&L has a patent portfolio of hundreds of patents and patent applications worldwide to protect it and its innovations.

L&L has retained the highly regarded U.S. law firm of Perkins Coie LLP, and in particular partners Thomas Millikan, Joseph Reid, and James Coughlan. Founded in 1912, Perkins Coie LLP has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia. The firm provides a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to a broad range of clients. With over 220 patent litigators and patent attorneys, Perkins Coie represents companies of all sizes in patent cases before district courts and the USITC across diverse industry sectors. Perkins Coie’s attorneys have first chair trial and other patent litigation experiences in over 50 jurisdictions throughout the U.S.

L&L is working hard to ensure that it is strategically positioned to help its partners and customers through this process. For questions, please contact legal@llcandle.com

Learn more about the USITC investigation at link: https://usitc.gov/press_room/news_release/2020/er0331ll1460.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Learn more about L&L at www.llcandle.com

SOURCE L&L Candle Co

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