Tag: green patents


Several new green patent lawsuits were filed in the last couple of months in the areas of LEDs, smart grid technologies, concentrated solar power, solar inverters, green dry cleaning solvents, and water treatment. LEDs Cree, Inc. v. Harvatek Corporation et Read more…


If you’re in or around San Diego this week be sure to check out the Cleantech Open Business Briefing this Thursday, April 10th. The Cleantech Open is a non-profit organization that runs the world’s largest cleantech accelerator.  The Business Accelerator Read more…


The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) recently released its Second Quarter 2013 Results. Researched and published by the Heslin Rothenberg law firm, CEPGI is a quarterly report on green patents issued in the United States. CEPGI has been tracking Read more…


The continual news out of India about legal rulings breaking or invalidating pharmaceutical patents has become too much for the cleantech industry to ignore. I’m not equating or conflating green technologies and pharmaceuticals (though some do, disingenously in my view), Read more…


Several green patent complaints have been filed in the last several weeks in the areas of biofuels and LEDs. Biofuels The big story in biofuels patent litigation is the rapidly expanding patent war between advanced biofuels companies Gevo and BP-DuPont Read more…


The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) recently published its Q1 2012 Results. Although fuel cells are still in the top spot with 232 patents, they were down 18 relative to the first quarter of last year. The report shows Read more…


Our Green Off-Patent Report provides selected highlights of green patents which have completed their 20-year terms and recently expired or will complete their terms and expire within the next week or so (assuming the patentee paid all requisite maintenance fees; Read more…

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