Author Archives: DeAnna Hoy

Toyota Releases Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Patents

Toyota announced it would offer royalty free patent licenses available to companies manufacturing and selling fuel cell vehicles until 2020. By sharing its Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) patent portfolio, equivalent to 20 years of research and development, Toyota hopes to spur innovation Read the Rest…

Cleantech Patent Publishing and First-Time Funding Decline, As Late Stage-Funding Pick Up

Quarterly Report: Q1 2014 Featuring data generated from the CleanTech PatentEdge™ database, which now contains more than 1.9 million clean technology related patent documents, patent research is now simplified.    At A Glance Worldwide patent publishing activity and funding in Read the Rest…

Samsung, Toyota and Bosch Led U.S. Advanced Battery Patent Activity in the 4th Quarter of 2013, According to Quarterly ABC PatentEdgeTM Report

IP Checkups recently released the Advanced Battery & Capacitor Q4 2013 report to National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt) and its members, as part of their continued partnership. Using the ABC PatentEdge, IP Checkups analyzed advanced battery patent data Read the Rest…

Co-founders of Patent Analytics Firm IP Checkups, Quoted in Recent Law360 Article on Congress’ Patent Troll Bill and Its Effects on Potential Non-Practicing Entity Investors

Co-founders of patent analytics firm IP Checkups, Irv Rappaport and Matt Rappaport, were quoted in a recent Law360 article. The Rappaports argue that bills pending in Congress, an ongoing FTC investigation, and provisions in the America Invents Act may be Read the Rest…

IP Checkups Partners With Advanced Battery and Capacitor Expert, NAATBatt

In 2013, IP Checkups joined forces with The National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (“NAATBatt”), a nonprofit trade association.  NAATBatt’s core mission is to grow the North American market for products incorporating advanced energy storage technology and reduce the cost Read the Rest…