Greenwashing has come to mean making false or deceptive
representations about environmentally friendly aspects of products,
services or practices.
The vast majority of greenwashing legal actions target product or
service providers touting their...
LED patent litigation remains hot, with two new lawsuits filed last month. In the first, North Carolina LED maker Cree sued SemiLEDs Optoelectronics (SemiLEDs), alleging that SemiLEDs' MvpLED product line infringes six patents.
The complaint (...
a division of CBS, owns six pending trademark applications for the
marks ECOAD and ECOAD (and Design) (shown above), for various services
including fundraising for environmental protection and media and
advertising services (see, e...
Dutch electronics giant Philips and its LED subsidiary Philips Lumileds Lighting Company (collectively "Philips") have launched the opening shot in what could become a major green patent war.
In a complaint ( Philips-Seoul-Complaint ) filed...
In a previous post , I wrote about patent litigation between Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec (H-Q) and Massachusetts based lithium ion battery maker A123 Systems (A123), in which A123 lost its bid to have its declaratory judgment action litigated in its...
Toyota has been the target of a number of patent infringement suits
involving hybrid electric vehicles in the last several years (e.g., see
previous posts here , here and here ).
So instead of waiting to be sued again, this time the automaker got...
Several new green patent complaints have
been filed recently in the areas of biofuels, smart grid, LEDs, solar
manufacturing materials, and waste water treatment. Here's a run down:
Butamax Advanced Biofuels v. Gevo