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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

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…

SCALABLE AND FLEXIBLE CELL-BASED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM

Application Number 20170093156 - March 30, 2017

An energy storage system includes: a grid tie unit comprising at least one DC/AC converter; and multiple pods connected to the grid tie unit,…

ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH DUAL-ACTIVE-BRIDGE CONVERTER

Application Number 20170093157 - March 30, 2017

An energy storage device includes: a number of cells; and a dual-active-bridge converter connected to the cells, wherein the cells are…

METHODOLOGY FOR CHARGING BATTERIES SAFELY

Application Number 20170074918 - March 16, 2017

An apparatus and method for identifying a presence of a short circuit in a battery pack. A fault-detection apparatus for a charging system…

HIDDEN ULTRASONIC SENSOR ASSEMBLY

Application Number 20170059697 - March 2, 2017

An ultrasonic sensor assembly is placed against an inside surface of a panel for sensing objects on an opposite side of the panel and includes…

Tesla Motors Federal Litigation Filings

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

O'Keefe v. Tesla Motors et al

California Northern District Court - December 15, 2016

Tesla Motors Federal District Court Decisions

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…

Whitsitt v. West Valley Staffing Group et al

California Northern District Court - January 18, 2017

RELATED CASE ORDER. Case No. 16-7234 is related to Case No. 16-0797. Signed by Judge Maxine M. Chesney on 01/18/17. (mmclc2, COURT STAFF)…

Hidalgo v. Tesla Motors, Inc

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…

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