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Are our EMD patents of continuing value?

Icon Written by Alan on October 22, 2008 – 3:34 pm

This is a question that is frequently asked, but one that is difficult to answer succinctly, in that our patents’ value relies on the interplay of so many factors. Accordingly, any article that will help to illustrate really well a particular source or cause of value inherent in our patents is worth featuring and commenting […]



Li-ion/Manganese Battery Keeps Rolling On

Icon Written by Alan on July 22, 2008 – 5:59 pm

In amongst the hundred’s of battery articles that appear on the web every week, two separate recent articles, both about the same new application of the manganese variant of the lithium-ion battery, stood out from the crowd.   Why was this so?  Well for me it was because this new application epitomized four key points about the whole ‘new generation’ […]



Manganese variant of the lithium-ion battery makes further inroads in transport sector

Icon Written by Alan on June 20, 2008 – 9:46 am

A recent article by Jon Ostrower for Flight International entitled “Boeing looks to boost 787 lithium ion battery service life” discussed a rumoured move by Boeing to move to the manganese variant of the lithium ion battery for its new 787 series aircraft rather than staying with the lithium ion variant (presumably cobalt) that was […]