Lighting Science Group Files 71 New Patents in 2012

Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:39pm EST

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  SATELLITE BEACH, FL, Dec 10 (Marketwire) -- 
Lighting Science Group Corporation(R) (OTCQB: LSCG), one of the world's
leading LED lighting technology manufacturers and key industry
innovators, announced today that it has been awarded 26 new U.S. patents
by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for 2012. It also
reports another 20 patent applications that are expected to be issued in
the next few months. A total of 71 new U.S. patent applications were
filed by Lighting Science in 2012, reflecting the robust innovative
research and product development occurring at the company.

    "We are extremely proud of our R&D team and their commitment to
developing technology for the future," said Fred Maxik, chief technology
officer. "Our aggressive developments and filings for patents illustrate
that we continue to be at the forefront of lighting innovation with
transformational products."

    Lighting Science extensive patent applications and patent pending
technologies are focused on lamps and luminaires designs, specialized
power, optical and thermal management solutions, embedded intelligence
including color mixing and power control algorithms. In addition, R&D
innovations include wireless networking of luminaires for sensing,
automation and communication plus next generation adaptable lighting
systems for biological, medical, agricultural and environmental
applications.

    According to Maxik, all of the granted and allowed patents have a common
objective in changing the way the world experiences light. Lighting
Science is committed to innovation and currently offers LED solutions for
commercial and residential projects worldwide.

    About Lighting Science Group 
 Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB:
LSCG) designs, develops, manufactures and markets LED lighting solutions
that are environmentally friendlier and more energy efficient than
traditional lighting products. Lighting Science Group offers retrofit LED
lamps in form factors that match those of traditional lamps or bulbs and
LED luminaires designed for a range of applications including public and
private infrastructure for both indoor and outdoor use. Lighting Science
Group's Advanced Projects Group business unit designs, develops and
manufactures custom LED lighting solutions for architectural and artistic
projects. Lighting Science Group is headquartered in Satellite Beach,
Florida; the Company's European operations are based in Middelburg, The
Netherlands; and the Company has a sales office in Sydney, Australia.
Lighting Science Group employs approximately 800 workers building
lighting products from domestic and imported parts. Lighting Science
Group is a Pegasus Capital Advisors portfolio company. More information
about Lighting Science Group is available at www.lsgc.com.

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"expect," "goal," "intend," "plan," "project," "seek," "target," "soon,"
"will," "first of many" and variations of such words and similar
expressions. Such statements reflect the current view of Lighting Science
Group with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks,
uncertainties and assumptions. Known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those
contemplated by these statements. In evaluating these statements, you
should carefully review the risk factors detailed under "Risk Factors" in
our most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that
may cause our actual results to differ materially from these
forward-looking statements. 

    

Contact:

Samantha Wood McLarty
Director of Marketing
Lighting Science Group
Phone: (321) 610-9608
E-Mail: Samantha.McLarty@lsgc.com

Nancy M. Valent
Public Relations
NMV Strategies
Phone: (216) 513-8740
E-Mail: nancy@NMVstrategies.com 

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