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Tesla Motors Patent Grants

Self-discharge for high voltage battery packs

Patent Number 9614383 - April 4, 2017

A system and method for providing energy management and maintenance of a high energy battery pack through use self-discharge features and…

Vehicle trunk lid

Patent Number D780653 - March 7, 2017

Cell module assemblies

Patent Number 9577227 - February 21, 2017

A method includes: assembling a thermal-exchange tube in a module housing for an energy storage pack; assembling cells in the module housing,…

Battery electronics system

Patent Number 9568534 - February 14, 2017

A system and method for low-cost, fault tolerant, EMI robust data communications, particularly for an EV environment.

Energy storage device

Patent Number D777663 - January 31, 2017

Tesla Motors Patent Applications

INTEGRATED VEHICLE-END STRUCTURE

Application Number 20170144717 - May 25, 2017

A method for constructing an integrated end structure for a vehicle includes placing a center module for an integrated end structure for a…

DUAL-HINGE CLOSURE WITH LATCHING IN HORIZONTAL DIRECTION

Application Number 20170130495 - May 11, 2017

A closure system for a vehicle comprises: a dual-hinge closure comprising a first portion hinged to the vehicle by a first hinge, and a second…

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE WITH STACKED TERMINALS

Application Number 20170133316 - May 11, 2017

A semiconductor device includes: a housing; a substrate inside the housing; first and second semiconductor circuits on the substrate; and…

Hazard Mitigation Through Gas Flow Communication Between Battery Packs

Application Number 20170125760 - May 4, 2017

A system and method for mitigating the effects of a thermal event within a non-metal-air battery pack is provided in which the hot gas and…

CHARGING STATION PROVIDING THERMAL CONDITIONING OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE DURING CHARGING SESSION

Application Number 20170096073 - April 6, 2017

A vehicle includes an energy storage configured to store electric energy for at least propulsion of the vehicle, an energy storage thermal…

Tesla Motors Federal Litigation Filings

Legum v. Tesla Motors Inc. et al

New York Eastern District Court - May 10, 2017

Son et al v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

California Central District Court - December 30, 2016

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - December 19, 2016

Falbe v. Tesla Motors Incorporated et al

Arizona District Court - December 16, 2016

Buchanan v. Tesla Motors Incorporated et al

Arizona District Court - December 16, 2016

Tesla Motors Federal District Court Decisions

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - May 8, 2017

ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S SECOND APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS. If plaintiff wishes to proceed with the instant action,…

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - May 8, 2017

ORDER STRIKING PLAINTIFF'S AMENDED COMPLAINT; DIRECTING PLAINTIFF TO REFILE AMENDED COMPLAINT IN COMPLIANCE WITH CIVIL LOCAL RULES. In…

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - April 4, 2017

ORDER SETTING ASIDE AND VACATING ORDER OF DISMISSAL AND JUDGMENT; DIRECTIONS TO PLAINTIFF. Should plaintiff wish to proceed with the instant…

O'Keefe v. Tesla Motors et al

California Northern District Court - April 3, 2017

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE - Response to Motion to Dismiss due by 4/17/2017. Hearing reset for 5/3/2017. If plaintiff fails to respond by the…

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - February 8, 2017

AMENDED ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE; DIRECTIONS TO…

Tesla Motors State Court Decisions

Tesla Motors UT, Inc. v. Utah Tax Commission

Utah Supreme Court - April 3, 2017

Haque v. Tesla Motors, Inc.

Delaware Court of Chancery - February 2, 2017

KAZIM ACAR V. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

United States U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit - December 21, 2016

Hidalgo v. Tesla Motors, Inc

California California Northern District Court - June 29, 2016

ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION AND STAY LITIGATION by Judge Beth Labson Freeman. Granting 16 Motion to Compel…

Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association, Inc. v. Tesla Motors MA, Inc.

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court - September 15, 2014

Plaintiffs, two motor vehicle dealers and an organization that represents the interests of new automobile and truck franchised dealerships in…

Tesla Motors Federal Appellate Court Decisions

KAZIM ACAR V. TESLA MOTORS, INC.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - December 21, 2016