Cree’s remote-phosphor technology is available for licensing. A list of patents that may contain claims that are included in the program are listed below; corresponding foreign counterparts are also included. Contact Cree at licensing@cree.com for further information.

US Patent Number
Issue Date
Full Title
6,350,041 26-Feb-2002 High output radial dispersing lamp using a solid state light source
6,600,175 29-Jul-2003 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
6,967,116 22-Nov-2005 Light emitting device incorporating a luminescent material
7,005,679 28-Feb-2006 Multiple component solid state white light
7,029,935 18-Apr-2006 Transmissive optical elements including transparent plastic shell having a phosphor dispersed therein, and methods of fabricating same
7,042,020 9-May-2006 Light emitting device incorporating a luminescent material
7,518,158 14-Apr-2009 Semiconductor light emitting devices and submounts
7,614,759 10-Nov-2009 Lighting Device
7,791,092 7-Sep-2002 Multiple component solid state white light
7,901,111 8-Mar-2011 Lighting device and lighting method
7,943,945 17-May-2011 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
8,004,172 23-Aug-2011 Semiconductor light emitting apparatus including elongated hollow wavelength conversion tubes and methods of assembling same
8,138,000 20-Mar-2012 Methods for forming semiconductor light emitting devices and submounts
8,264,138 11-Sep-2012 Shifting spectral content in solid state light emitters by spatially separating lumiphor films
8,288,942 16-Oct-2012 High efficacy white LED
8,441,179 14-May-2013 Shifting spectral content in solid state light emitters by spatially separating lumiphor films
8,502,247 6-Aug-2013 Solid state white light emitter and display using same 
8,288,942 16-Oct-2012 Lighting device with shaped remote phosphor
8,362,681 29-Jan-2013 Semiconductor light emitting apparatus including elongated hollow wavelength conversion tubes