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SunPower Patent Grants

Firing metal with support

Patent Number 9570206 - February 14, 2017

A solar cell can include a substrate and a semiconductor region disposed in or above the substrate. The solar cell can also include a…

Method of manufacturing a hybrid emitter all back contact solar cell

Patent Number 9564551 - February 7, 2017

A method of manufacturing an all back contact solar cell which has a hybrid emitter design. The solar cell has a thin dielectric layer formed…

Inverter communications using output signal

Patent Number 9564835 - February 7, 2017

Technologies for communicating information from an inverter configured for the conversion of direct current (DC) power generated from an…

Photonic degradation monitoring for semiconductor devices

Patent Number 9564854 - February 7, 2017

Methods of testing a semiconductor, and semiconductor testing apparatus, are described. In an example, a method for testing a semiconductor…

Deposition system with electrically isolated pallet and anode assemblies

Patent Number 9556512 - January 31, 2017

A system for substrate deposition is disclosed. The system includes a wafer pallet and an anode. The wafer pallet has a bottom and a top. The…

SunPower Patent Applications

PREVENTING HARMFUL POLARIZATION OF SOLAR CELLS

Application Number 20170047888 - February 16, 2017

In one embodiment, harmful solar cell polarization is prevented or minimized by providing a conductive path that bleeds charge from a front…

PREVENTING HARMFUL POLARIZATION OF SOLAR CELLS

Application Number 20170033248 - February 2, 2017

In one embodiment, harmful solar cell polarization is prevented or minimized by providing a conductive path that bleeds charge from a front…

FRONT CONTACT SOLAR CELL WITH FORMED ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING LAYERS ON THE FRONT SIDE AND BACKSIDE

Application Number 20170033251 - February 2, 2017

A bipolar solar cell includes a backside junction formed by a silicon substrate and a first doped layer of a first dopant type on the backside…

MODULE ASSEMBLY FOR THIN SOLAR CELLS

Application Number 20170012152 - January 12, 2017

Solar cells are packaged by placing the solar cells between sheets of encapsulants. The encapsulants are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light to…

SNUBBER CIRCUIT, POWER CONVERTER AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME

Application Number 20160380425 - December 29, 2016

A snubber circuit for use with a power converter having an input inductor coupled to a winding of a transformer, and method of operating the…

SunPower Federal Litigation Filings

Salyers et al v. Badalamente et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - December 14, 2016

Parabolic Solar Technologies, LLC v. Sunpower Corporation

Delaware District Court - November 2, 2016

Brenner v. Werner et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - October 17, 2016

SolarCity Corporation v. SunPower Corporation et al

California Northern District Court - September 27, 2016

Moscone v. Clement et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - September 20, 2016

SunPower Federal District Court Decisions

In Re Sunpower Corporation Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE 53 (1) ESTABLISHING MASTER CASE FILE; (2) SETTING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND BRIEFING SCHEDULE;…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER Regarding Continuance of Case Management Conference. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 1/13/17. (cl, COURT STAFF)…

Patel v. SunPower Corporation et al

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER (1) ESTABLISHING MASTER CASE FILE; (2) SETTING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND BRIEFING SCHEDULE; AND (3)…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - December 13, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING CASE SCHEDULE AND TEMPORARY STAY OF ACTION. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/13/16. (cl, COURT STAFF)…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - November 15, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER (14 in 3:16-cv-05381-RS), (15 in 3:16-cv-05988-RS), (11 in 3:16-cv-05312-RS) REGARDING CONSOLIDATION OF RELATED ACTIONS…

SunPower State Court Decisions

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California California Northern District Court - December 27, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONSIDER WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/27/16. (cl, COURT…

Bristow v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - November 9, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO RELATE CASES. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 11/9/16. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on…

Patel v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - October 14, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER granting motion to relate cases 16-04710 RS, 16-04915 WHO, 16-05312 NC, 16-05381 NC. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on…

Bristow v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - October 14, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE CASES 16-04710 RS, 16-04915 WHO, 16-05312 NC, 16-05381 NC. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on…

SunPower Corp. v. United States

United States U.S. Court of International Trade - June 8, 2016

SunPower Federal Appellate Court Decisions

SunPower Corp. v. United States

U.S. Court of International Trade - June 8, 2016

SunPower Corp. v. United States

U.S. Court of International Trade - December 30, 2015