Logo Violations

DLC Logo Violations

DLC Logo Violation notices are intended to provide utility energy efficiency programs and other specifiers with confirmation that a product in question is using the logo or trademark without permission, and the performance has NOT been evaluated by the DLC. Read more about use of the DLC logos by clicking the green button. The DLC Qualified Products Lists (“QPLs”) are the only source to validate that a product has been evaluated by the DLC and ensure that it meets the DLC requirements and thresholds for performance. 

The DLC Logos and Trademarks are a valuable asset to the DLC, its members, and product manufacturers who have products listed on the DLC QPL. Ensuring that the DLC Logos and Trademarks are properly used protects every DLC stakeholder’s investment in the program - and consumer confidence in the DLC brand. Unauthorized and/or improper use of the DLC Logos and Trademarks causes confusion among consumers, which compromises the DLC brand and its reputation. It may also constitute trademark infringement, trademark dilution, false advertising, fraud and/or other violations of law.

Logo Violation Notices will be posted on this page with the date, information about the company, and product(s) that have violated the DLC’s Logo and Trademark Guidelines. All logo violations will meet one of the following criteria:

     - The manufacturer does not have a DLC account, or
     - The manufacturer has not listed any products within the last 12 months, or
     - The manufacturer has not responded to previous email notifications or has refused to correct the violation.

When the DLC has confirmed that all issues have been resolved, the Logo Violation Notice will be marked as “Resolved” and will be archived in an aggregated list on the Logo Violation Notice archive web page. This aggregated list is updated monthly.

What constitutes a logo violation notice?

    - Unauthorized use of the DLC Logos or Trademarks for products that have not been evaluated by the DLC and are not listed on the DLC QPLs.
    - Misuse of any DLC logo or reference to DLC qualification in marketing communications and materials that are not in compliance with Logo and Trademark Guidelines.

Please see the full Logo and Trademark Guidelines for more detail.  

The DLC actively monitors the use of the DLC Logos and Trademarks, and requests the assistance of its stakeholders to help police its brand. Please use the form below to report a trademark violation. To ask for a review of materials, please contact info@designlights.org.
 

Violation Notices

Aug 12, 2020 Prime Lights - August 12, 2020

Stingray Highbay
Bolt Lighting
Hawkeye & Patriot Lights
Wildcat Lighting Products
Hammerhead
Prime Round Bay

 

 

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Aug 11, 2020 New Sunshine - August 11, 2020

1.    NSWL-30W12S-390S2
2.    NSWL-40W12S-420S2
3.    NSWL-80W12S-800S2
4.    NSWL-100W12S-1040S2
5.    NSWL-120W12S-1280S2
6.    NS-WLC30W-01
7.    NS-WLC40W-01
8.    NS-WLC50W-01
9.    NS-WLC60W-01
10.    NS-ARK30W-01C
11.    NS-GLA20W-01
12.    NS-GLA30W-01
13.    NS-GLA40W-01
14.    NS-GLA50W-01
15.    NS-GLA60W-01
16.    NS-GLA30W-01C-U
17.    NS-GLA40W-01C-U
18.    NS-GLA50W-01C-U
19.    NS-GLA60W-01C-U
20.    NS-GLA30W-01C-D
21.    NS-GLA40W-01C-D
22.    NS-GLA50W-01C-D
23.    NS-GLA60W-01C-D
24.    NS-ACL10W-02C
25.    NS-ACL15W-02C
26.    NS-ACL20W-02C
27.    NS-ACL30W-02C
28.    NS-ACL40W-02C
29.    NS-ACL50W-02C
30.    NS-ACL60W-02C
31.    NS-ACL80W-02C
32.    NS-ACL100W-02C
33.    NS-ACL120W-02C
34.    NS-ACL-20W-01
35.    NS-ACL-30W-01
36.    NSWL-20W12S-270S2
37.    NSWL-50W12S-510S2
38.    NSWL-60W12S-630S2
39.    NSWL-150W12S-1440S2
40.    NS-ARK40W-01C
41.    NS-ARK80W-01C

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May 29, 2020 Sunscape LED - May 29, 2020

Solo Pro Series

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May 18, 2020 CINOTON - May 18, 2020

Cinoton LED Canopy Light; 58W LED Area Light; 2ft Linear High Bay, UFO High Bay

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May 8, 2020 All Fusion LED - May 8, 2020

AZ-rugged-450W-5k

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Apr 13, 2020 Shenzhen Huazhong Lighting Technology Co., Ltd. - April 13, 2020

Shenzhen Huazhong Lighting Technology Co., Ltd. does NOT have any products listed on the QPL.

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Apr 1, 2020 YES LED Lighting - April 1, 2020

YTROF, YTRF22, YLHB, YLHB, YLHBCC, YLHB24, YUFO, YCPL, YPL22D, YFP, YPL24D, YDL6, YT82, YT-8FT, YT-40W-R17, YT8BC, YT84, YT8AB, YT8BC, YWP, YWP-PC, YCAN-D, YCNP, YSALZ2, YSASL, YSB1, YSASL2, YSASL3, YSB2, and YSB3 series are not qualified

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