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Carmanah Responds to Patent Infringement Lawsuit

   

VICTORIA, BC, CANADA (August 8, 2013) Carmanah Technologies Corporation and Carmanah Technologies (US) Corporation (collectively “Carmanah”) have been named in a United States District Court lawsuit filed by R.D. Jones, Stop Experts, Inc., and RRFB Global, Inc. (all of which are related parties) alleging patent infringement with respect to a specific flash pattern used with respect to Carmanah’s solar powered flashing beacons for the traffic safety market.  The plaintiff has also sought a temporary restraining order and a motion for preliminary injunction to which Carmanah, through its US based attorneys, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, has filed opposition.  Carmanah intends to defend itself and will file appropriate responses to the Court as required to do so.

 

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About Carmanah Technologies Corporation
As one of the most trusted names in solar technology, Carmanah has earned a reputation for delivering strong and effective products for industrial applications worldwide. Industry proven to perform reliably in some of the world's harshest environments, Carmanah solar LED lights and solar power systems provide a durable, dependable and cost effective energy alternative. Carmanah pursues its business strategy within six distinctive product offerings: outdoor lighting, marine signal, aviation signals, traffic signals, Solar EPC Services and GoPower!. Carmanah is actively seeking additional product sales opportunities to add to its top line revenue, as well as extending existing product lines through internal development efforts, strategic business relationships as well as focused acquisitions.  Carmanah is a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CMH”. For more information, visit www.carmanah.com.

 

For further information:

 

Investors:

Investor Relations: Roland Sartorius, CFO

Toll-Free:  1.877.722.8877

investors@carmanah.com

Media:

Public Relations: Natasha Bartlett

Tel:  +1.250.412.8315

nbartlett@carmanah.com

 

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