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The Positive and Negative Impacts of Patent Litigation on Innovation: A Closer Look

Patent litigation, the process of taking legal action over alleged infringement of a patent, can have a significant impact on innovation. Patents are intended to provide inventors with ...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Grace Instrument Industries, LLC v. Chandler Instruments Company, LLC, Appeal No. 2021-2370 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 12, 2023) In an appeal from the U.S. District Court for...

5 Common Defenses to Patent Infringement: How to Avoid Liability

If you have been accused of infringing on a patent, you may be able to avoid liability by raising one of the following common defenses: The patent is invalid because it is not novel...

Where Is Intellectual Property Policy Headed in 2023?

By Michael Rosen AEIdeas “It’s tough to make predictions,” Yogi Berra once said, “especially about the future.” This Yogiism continues to ring true...

Can Patents Claim Categorically? Supreme Court to hear Amgen v. Sanofi this term

Written by: Philip M. Nelson In 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi to decide whether an inventor must describe every example...

It’s Not the Size of the Chamber That Matters, It’s How You Describe It in the Intrinsic Record

Written by: Brandon G. Smith GRACE INSTRUMENT INDUS. V. CHANDLER INSTRUMENTS CO. Before Chen, Cunningham, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the...

Patexia Insight 164: US Trademarks and Patents Declined in 2022

In March and April, we plan to release our Patent Intelligence Report and Trademark Intelligence Report, which will cover patent and trademark prosecution in the past five years. These ...

Feed tagged as "solar energy":
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it's also relevant for solar panel efficiency. "A dirty solar panel can reduce its power capabilities by up to 30... Read More »
Photovoltaics are the ultimate source of clean and renewable energy, but today’s technologies utilize relatively scarce and expensive semiconductors that are... Read More »
Researchers creating electricity through photovoltaics want to convert as many of the sun’s wavelengths as possible to achieve maximum efficiency. Indium... Read More »
In recent years, China has emerged as the dominant player in green energy -- especially solar power. But despite rapid growth in recent years, solar power is more... Read More »
Outside of a few fake plastic trees, the lobby of a Bank of America branch does not resemble an organic farmer’s market or a warm place for an earth-saving... Read More »
Southern California Gas Co. has launched a multi-year demonstration of an advanced concentrated solar cogeneration system. The project’s goal is to benefit area ... Read More »
Twenty-eight proves tough-for-business... Ever since late last year when we heard about difficulties foundries were having with the latest-and-greatest (and... Read More »
Fundamentally, most of the energy we use on the earth comes from the sun -- from fossil fuels to wind and photovoltaics. Nature has been evolutionarily perfecting... Read More »
The impending scarcity of many valuable resources on our planet has had people searching for and utilizing other energy sources. Although researchers have studied and ... Read More »
In a study published in the Institute of Physics's Publishing’s journal Environmental Research Letters, researchers from Concordia University created this... Read More »
Japan is looking for cleaner and greener ways to produce electricity that won’t explode in the case of a natural disaster. Kyocera Corporation, IHI Corporation... Read More »
Halotechnics has developed two new materials for solar heat energy storage involving new kinds of salt and glass. These allow much higher temperatures than have been... Read More »
The city of Datong in Shanxi Province in China is known for its rich coal resources. Datong has a huge reserve of coal. The total coal output in 2011 was 103.48... Read More »
In June and July 2014, Brazil will be hosting the renowned World Cup. Bold plans are underway for making the month long tournament a sustainable event. Brazil's... Read More »
Reaching grid parity has been regarded as a pivotal milestone in the world of power, solar and renewable energy. Grid parity is the cost of electricity generated from ... Read More »
With approval of the Environmental Impact Review on its 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project, SolarReserve hopes to soon get started on a new pair of ... Read More »
Concentrated solar power (CSP) brings a value to the energy table that photovoltaic technology (PV) just doesn't have. That's the ability to store daytime... Read More »
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