Court rules that Firecomms does not infringe Broadcom patent in Germany

Firecomms Ltd has announced that it has won a patent infringement action brought by Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. against Firecomms in Germany, the company said.

On April 13, 2018, the District Court of Munich issued a judgment stating that Firecomms´ RedLink® products FR05MHIR and FR10MHIR do not infringe the German designation of Broadcom´s European Patent No. 1 511 198 B1 (“patent 198”), the charges brought by Broadcom should be dismissed and that Broadcom should bear the costs of the dispute.

Firecomms ( is a provider of the manufacture of plastic fibre optic solutions and optical transceiver modules. The company pioneered the commercialisation of resonant cavity light emitting diodes (RCLEDs) which are today used in the RedLink® industrial POF transceivers as well as the connectorless OptoLock® and LC families of products. Firecomms´ customers deploy these transceiver products in a wide range of power and energy, industrial control, medical and consumer applications. Firecomms Ltd. is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.