Entities That Participated — Phase 1
An alphabetical listing of the firms, universities, research organizations and other entitites that received patents under the USPTO Green Technology Pilot Program.
Includes independent inventors who assigned the patent to themselves.
|First Solar, Inc.||Energy —Solar||8030121||Formed in 1999 and launched production of commercial products in 2002. (NASDAQ:FSLR)|
|Ford Global Technologies, LLC||Transportation — Internal combustion engine, electric and hybrid vehicle||See Ford Patents||Top Assignee — 81 patents
Ford Global Technologies, LLC owns, manages and commercializes patents and copyrights for Ford Motors. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford Global Technologies, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co. Ford received 79 patents and 88% of the internal combustion engine patents.
|Ford Motor Company||Energy —Storage||8038980
||Top Assignee — See Ford Global Technologies, LLC above. Ford assigned one patent to Ford Motor Company.|
|Freiezo LLC||Energy —Storage||7880322
|Fuel Saving Technologies||Transportation — Internal Combustion Engine||7983830|
|General Compression, Inc.||Energy — Storage||8096117||Young Gun (2006)|
|General Electric Company||Energy — Wind, Solar, Energy Efficiency, Lighting
Transportation — Internal combustion engine
|See General Electric Patents||Top Assignee — 167 patents and counting|
|Genomatica, Inc.||Industry — Bioengineering||7799545
|Top Assignee — 8 patents
Founded in 1998.
|Gevo, Inc.||Industry — Bioengineering||8017375
|Young Gun (2005)
Received federal funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
|Global Power Enterprises, LLC||Energy —Hydroelectric||8008796|
|Goodman Global, Inc.||Industry —Production||8033018
|Founded in 1975.
The company markets its products primarily under the Goodman, Amana, and Quietflex brand names.
|Grayhawke Applied Technologies||Energy — Wind||7821153|
|Green Comfort Safe, Inc.||Industry —Recycling||8043384||Young Gun (2009)|
|Greenwave Reality, PTE Ltd.||Energy — Lighting, LED||8115397
|GridPoint, Inc.||Energy — Energy efficiency||7886166||Founded in 2003.|
|Hardcore Computer, Inc.||Energy — Energy efficiency||7905106
|Young Gun (2006)|
|Hardwood, Ronald Paul||Energy — Renewable||8098852|
|Haynes Corporation||Transportation — Internal combustion engine||7905220||Founded 1960.|
|Heartland Technology Partners LLC||Energy— Energy efficiency||8066844
|Young Gun (2008)|
|Heliae Development, LLC||Industry — Chemical engineering
Energy — Biofuel
|Young Gun (2008)|
|Henwood, Kevin Sebastian||Energy — Biofuel||8047312|
|Hitachi Automotive Products (USA), Inc.||Transportation — Hybrid vehicle||7857080|
|Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology
Research Institute Company Limited
|Energy — Renewable||8072122|
|Ibex Incorporated||Water — Wastewater treatment||8110115||Young Gun (2005)|
|iGo, Inc.||Energy — Energy Efficiency||7770039
|Top Assignee — 10 patents
|Inbicon A/S||Industry — Bioengineering||7972826|
|Indie Energy Systems Co., LLC||Energy — Geothermal||8005640||Young Gun (2006)|
|Industrial Technology Research Institute||Energy — Fuel cell||7959898
|Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services. Founded in 1973, ITRI has played a vital role in transforming Taiwan‚'s economy from a labor-intensive industry to a high-tech industry.|
|Innovalight, Inc.||Energy — Solar||7910393
|The company was formerly known as Innovalight, Inc. and changed its name to DuPont Innovalight in July 2011. DuPont Innovalight was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. As of July 21, 2011, DuPont Innovalight operates as a subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.|
|Integrated Environmental Solutions, Ltd.||Energy — Energy Efficiency||7912807||Founded in 1994.|
|International Battery, Inc.||Energy — Storage, Batteries||7855011
|Young Gun (2004)|
|International Business Machines Corporation||Energy —Solar, Photovoltaics
Industry —Chemical engineering
|Top Assignee — 8 patents — a pretty light showing for America's leading patent shop.
IBM works with the Federal government on a number of advanced research projects.
|ISE Corporation||Transportation — Hybrid vehicle||7810595||Founded 1995|
|Isomorph Holding AG||Energy —Solar||8030605|