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On the Present and Future of Green Patent Litigation

Law360 recently published an article assessing the state of renewable energy patent litigation. Entitled “Clean Energy Patent Boom Sets Stage For IP Wars,” [subscription required] the gist of the piece is that there has been little patent litigation in the renewable energy industry so far...

Clean Tech in Court: Green Patent Complaint Update, Part I

A number of green patent complaints have been filed in the last several months in the areas of hybrid electric vehicles, ethanol production, LEDs, water treatment, and exhaust treatment catalysts. This post covers new lawsuits filed from late 2013 to the end of March 2014. Hybrid Electric Vehicles...

Clean Tech in Court: Green Patent Complaint Update, Part II

A number of green patent complaints have been filed in the last several months in the areas of energy management software, LEDs, smart meters, vertical axis wind turbines, and wastewater treatment. This post covers new lawsuits filed from the end of March through the end of June. Energy Management...

Clean Tech in Court: Green Patent Complaint Update for Summer 2014

As with many things, July and August were slow months for green patent litigation. However, a handful of green patent complaints were filed in the last two months in the areas of solar power, green chemicals, smart meters, and, of course, LEDs. Solar Power Conlin v. Solarcraft, Inc. Kevin L...