Posts Tagged: Green Technology


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
8 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.
8 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
8 years ago 2

Recent Patent Related Federal Register Notices

At this time of the year many attorneys and agents are not paying all that much attention to the rules and requests for comments coming out of …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

Technology Solutions: In Support of a Clean Energy Economy

As global demand for energy continues to grow and the price of oil and gasoline continue to rise we must pursue solutions for cleaner, renewable energy. The …
By Gene Quinn
9 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
9 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.
9 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
9 years ago 75

Green Technology Keeps Tires Properly Inflated as You Travel

A tip of the hat to Wheelpump Corporation and all other start-up and established companies seeking to be more environmentally friendly and energy conscious. We need more …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

Obama Mentions Inventors and Patents in State of the Union

Earlier this evening President Barack Obama delivered the 2011 State of the Union Address to a live audience in the House Chambers at the Capitol. Not surprisingly, President …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 78

USPTO Extends Green Technology Pilot Program Through 2011

Currently, the average time between the approval of a green technology petition and the first action on an application is just 49 days. In several cases, patent applications …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2

Kappos: US Economic Security Depends on National IP Strategy

A packed room of at least 200 individuals, including the newly retired Chief Judge Paul Michel, former USPTO Director Q. Todd Dickinson, former USPTO Director Bruce Lehman and …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 3

USPTO Expands Green Technology Acceleration Pilot Program

Coming on the heels of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico the expansion of the green tech initiative at the PTO seems to be in …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0

General Electric Sues Mitsubishi Over Wind Energy Patents

GE asserts that the Mitsubishi 2.4MW wind turbine is an example of an infringing product. The 2.4 MW wind turbine is a large-size wind turbine with a 2.4 megawatt …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 7

Toyota Wins Summary Judgment in Hybrid Patent Litigation

This case comes to light courtesy of the Docket Report daily e-mail newsletter. On Tuesday, January 26, 2010, the United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 4