Westinghouse Solar, Zep Solar settle dispute over patents

Westinghouse Solar Inc. and Zep Solar Inc. announced a final and comprehensive settlement of their multi-year legal disputes, resulting in the expected dismissal of all federal court actions and the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) case.

The specific terms of the global settlement are confidential.

The settlement extends to all customers, suppliers, and licensees of both Westinghouse Solar and Zep Solar who were named in one or more of the proceedings.

Both parties are pleased to be announcing a complete and final end to the dispute and look forward to expanding the market for photovoltaic systems.