Patents become increasing important in development of electric vehicles

Battles over the ownership of innovations and product designs have raged in the auto industry since the first horseless [...]

USPTO expands green technology fast-track program

On  December 8, 2009, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) launched the “Green Technology Pilot Program” to [...]

New policy accelerates review of green technology patents

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will pilot a program to accelerate the examination of certain [...]