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Tesla Motors Patent Grants

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

Charge rate modulation of metal-air cells as a function of ambient oxygen concentration

Patent Number 9559532 - January 31, 2017

A method for charging a metal-air battery pack at the maximum possible rate while maintaining an ambient oxygen concentration below a preset…

Tesla Motors Patent Applications

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…

GASKET AND DIAPHRAGM FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL CELL

Application Number 20170062778 - March 2, 2017

An electrochemical cell includes a can configured to serve as one electric contact of the electrochemical cell, the can containing active…

TRIP PLANNING WITH ENERGY CONSTRAINT

Application Number 20170030728 - February 2, 2017

A method includes: receiving information corresponding at least to (i) a state of charge of an energy storage of a vehicle, (ii) route…

Battery Swapping System and Techniques

Application Number 20160107619 - April 21, 2016

A battery pack lift system includes: a frame having nutrunners mounted thereon according to a battery pack fastener pattern for a vehicle; a…

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 - 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, Inc v. Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems, LLC et al

California Northern District Court - March 30, 2016

ORDER GRANTING 31 Notice of Substitution of Counsel filed by Tesla Motors, Inc. Attorney Christopher Leonard Robinson for Tesla Motors,…

In Re Tesla Motors, Inc. Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - December 5, 2014

ORDER by Judge Charles R. Breyer granting (43) Motion to Dismiss in case 3:13-cv-05216-CRB (crblc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/5/2014)

Tesla Motors State Court Decisions

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