SolarEdge has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against Huawei Technologies.
The lawsuit names Huawei, a Chinese entity, Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf GmbH, a German entity, and WATTKRAFT Solar GmbH, a German distributor for Huawei.
The lawsuit asserts the unauthorized use of patented technology, which is prohibited by law and is intended to protect SolarEdge’s significant investment in its DC optimized inverter technology.
SolarEdge is seeking monetary damages, an injunction, and recall of infringing Huawei inverters from the German market, the lawsuit is intended to prevent the defendants from selling any multi-level inverters infringing upon SolarEdge’s PV inverter technology protected in the asserted patent in Germany.
The lawsuit was filed in the Regional Court of Mannheim in Germany, which is one of the most pre-eminent German patent courts.