Posts Tagged: green patents


GE Wind Patents Focus on Blade Design, Protecting Birds

Recently published patent applications include documents filed to protect a more efficiently designed turbine blade and an electronic sensor that can determine if corrosive forces have damaged …
By Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 0

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

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

The USPTO Green Tech Program: Guidepost for the Future

The Green Technology program has taken on a new importance. Clean tech represents a major element in the economics and pubic debate over federal funding of research …
By Michael Bowman
9 years ago 1

Fuel Cells and Bayh-Dole: The Pursuit of a Hydrogen Energy

HyperSolar, Inc. has developed a technology that they claim will produce hydrogen that is renewable and utilizes natural power sources: sunlight and water. Who knows whether the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 3

Nobel Prize Scientist Not Enough for Bankrupt Solar Company

Just because a company has a patent portfolio and interesting technology does not mean that the portfolio, or the company behind the portfolio, will be able to …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 7

USPTO to Host Clean Technology Partnership Meeting

The U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host its second Clean Technology Partnership Meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, to bring clean …
By U.S.P.T.O.
10 years ago 1

Earth Day 2012: 5 Green Innovations to Celebrate

I thought I might take the occasion to identify Green-Tech innovations that relate to recycling technologies, energy conversion and conservation of energy that are worthy of celebration …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2

USPTO Initiative: The Future of Clean, Green Technologies

I have long believed that the next breakthrough, paradigm shifting technology will be battery technology. Unfortunately, even given all the excellent research and development that is ongoing …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2

USPTO to Host Clean Technology Partnership Meeting

Leading industry experts will provide an overview of the clean technology landscape, addressing the importance of regional accelerators, giving an update on clean tech patents, and highlighting …
By U.S.P.T.O.
11 years ago 0

Obama Press Conference Address Oil and Renewable Energy

Little impacts cascading together can have a large impact, but for the time being we need to realize that the technology is not where it needs to …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 75