Posts Tagged: Earth Day 2013


Examing Hybrid Electric Vehicle Patents of Ford, Chrysler & GM

Hybrid electric vehicles pose a number of potential environmental and economic benefits that make it an important sector within green technology. Hybrids store an electrical charge in …
By Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 1

The Energy and Environmental Innovation Conundrum: Can the Patent System Protect New Ways of Using Old Technologies?

The field of clean or green technology is one of those areas where innovation is desperately needed if our planet Earth is to survive as a place …
By Charles P. Lickson
9 years ago 3

IPO Inventor Award Rewards Green Technologies

Four times over the past nine years the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Education Foundation has recognized inventors of green technologies as the Inventor of the Year. This …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Innovations for a Greener Future: Recycling 2013

Many recent patents and patent applications have been released within the month by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that either improve on recycling methods or make …
By Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 0

Sun Power: Keeping it Green with New Energy Technologies

Solar energy is one of the alternative energy forms that many believe can be an effective part of the new alternative energy that replaces our current carbon-based …
By Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 0

Being Green: Bayh-Dole Makes Every Day Earth Day

Normally when we discuss the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act, allowing universities and small companies to commercialize inventions made with federal support, we focus on the life …
By Joseph Allen
9 years ago 5

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 Innovation Style

Let's face it, squeezing more energy from the suns rays is not an easy challenge otherwise we would have done it already. Capturing power from the winds …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0