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SunPower Patent Grants

Technologies for converter topologies

Patent Number 9584044 - February 28, 2017

In some embodiments of the disclosed inverter topologies, an inverter may include a full bridge LLC resonant converter, a first boost…

Solar cell emitter region fabrication using self-aligned implant and cap

Patent Number 9577134 - February 21, 2017

Methods of fabricating solar cell emitter regions using self-aligned implant and cap, and the resulting solar cells, are described. In an…

Single-step metal bond and contact formation for solar cells

Patent Number 9577139 - February 21, 2017

A method for fabricating a solar cell is disclosed. The method can include forming a dielectric region on a surface of a solar cell structure…

Anti-reflective coating with high optical absorption layer for backside contact solar cells

Patent Number 9577120 - February 21, 2017

A multilayer anti-reflection structure for a backside contact solar cell. The anti-reflection structure may be formed on a front side of the…

Solar cell emitter region fabrication using ion implantation

Patent Number 9577126 - February 21, 2017

Methods of fabricating solar cell emitter regions using ion implantation, and resulting solar cells, are described. In an example, a back…

SunPower Patent Applications

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…

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…

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