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SunPower Patent Grants

Power inverter docking system for photovoltaic modules

Patent Number 9627555 - April 18, 2017

An electronics module docking system includes docking member removably coupled to a photovoltaic module. The docking system includes a first…

Foil-based metallization of solar cells

Patent Number 9627566 - April 18, 2017

Approaches for the foil-based metallization of solar cells and the resulting solar cells are described. In an example, a solar cell includes a…

Laser foil trim approaches for foil-based metallization for solar cells

Patent Number 9620655 - April 11, 2017

Laser foil trim approaches for foil-based metallization of solar cells, and the resulting solar cells, are described. For example, a method of…

Laser beam shaping for foil-based metallization of solar cells

Patent Number 9620661 - April 11, 2017

Approaches for foil-based metallization of solar cells and the resulting solar cells are described. For example, a method of fabricating a…

Solar cell having doped semiconductor heterojunction contacts

Patent Number 9608131 - March 28, 2017

A silicon solar cell has doped amorphous silicon contacts formed on a tunnel silicon oxide layer on a surface of a silicon substrate. High…

SunPower Patent Applications

PHOTOVOLTAIC MANAGEMENT AND MODULE-LEVEL POWER ELECTRONICS

Application Number 20170104447 - April 13, 2017

A photovoltaic (PV) system includes module-level power electronic (MLPE) devices that produce energy. The PV system includes a gateway to…

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ADAPTABLE TO POWER LINE COMMUNICATIONS

Application Number 20170085288 - March 23, 2017

A communication system and method of operating the same that includes, in one embodiment, a transmit filter including a transmit filter…

PATTERNED THIN FOIL

Application Number 20170069777 - March 9, 2017

An adhesive may be applied to a surface of a reusable carrier. Metal foil may be attached to the adhesive to couple the metal foil to the…

Communication Within A Power Inverter Using Transformer Voltage Frequency

Application Number 20170070156 - March 9, 2017

Communicating across a power transformer is provided. Processes can include outputting a cyclical voltage at an alternating frequency across a…

POWER PROCESSING

Application Number 20170063094 - March 2, 2017

Differential power processing (DPP) converters are used within circuit architecture of solar power modules to process the mismatched power…

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 - February 23, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE 56 CONTINUING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND MODIFYING BRIEFING SCHEDULE. Signed by Judge Richard…

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)…

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