Tag: patent application


Pluritas, a San Francisco IP advisory firm, is handling the sale of an LED patent portfolio developed and currently owned by a company called Illumitex. According to the press release, Illumitex has shifted focus from LED design to lighting fixtures Read more…


In a number of previous posts (e.g., here, here, here and here), I and others have reported on the accelerated examination programs for green technology patent applications offered by various national patent/IP offices in countries such as the UK, Korea, Read more…


As readers of this blog know, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) offers a “super speed” fast track program for patent applications directed to green technology inventions. However, to qualify for this program the invention must have received funding or Read more…


With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Green Technology Pilot Program closed, it’s time to think outside the box (and outside the country) The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Green Technology Pilot Program is now history. As of February Read more…


Liquid Metal Battery Corporation (LMBC) is a Boston-area startup pursuing an liquid metal battery technology. According to this Greentech Media piece, Don Sadoway of MIT is the inventor of LMBC’s core technology. Sadoway is a named co-inventor on two related


Nautricity is a UK company that develops tidal energy technology. Its CoRMaT tidal turbine, a 500kw device in its largest form, will be installed and tested in the Thames River alongside a former Royal Navy sloop called the HQS Wellington Read more…


Xtreme Power (XP) is a Kyle, Texas, advanced battery maker which provides and operates integrated energy storage and power management systems. Marketed as the Dynamic Power Resources (DPR) product line, XP’s systems combine energy storage and control capabilities in a Read more…


Intematix is a Fremont, California, company that specializes in phosphors for LEDs. Phosphors are the chemical powders that coat LED chips, fluorescent light bulbs, and other devices. Intematix has developed a unique innovation for LED lighting, which it offers in Read more…


This interview with Seth Ostrow, of Ostrow Kaufman LLP, is based on a real story: TaKaDu, which is just about to end its second year of operation, has entered the allowance phase for its first patent, a cleantech patent, and Read more…


Last week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) formally announced its plan to extend and expand the Green Technology Pilot Program, which provides accelerated examination for patent applications relating to green technologies. According to the Notice, the program will Read more…

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