USPTO Invalidates All Challenged Claims of Hanwha Patent
shot by IP News Shots / 6:45 pm on 10 December, 2020
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invalidated parts of a patent belonging to Hanwha Q Cells & Advanced Materials Corporation. The reason for invalidation given by the PTAB is that it is in fact unpatentable. Hanwha had originally filed a complaint of patent infringement for the same patent with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against REC Group and JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., which ended in ITC clearing the defendants of infringement charges.
Read More at: https://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2020/12/u-s-patent-and-trademark-office-says-parts-of-q-cells-manufacturing-process-are-unpatentable/
Industry: Renewable Energy