2008 Was Top Year For Clean Energy Patents: Report

Law360, New York (February 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- An intellectual property law firm that has tracked the number of new patents granted in the clean energy sector since 2002 found that more clean energy patents were issued in 2008 than at any time in the survey's history.

According to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index, a quarterly patent tracking service provided by the Albany, N.Y.-based boutique firm Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC, 928 clean energy patents were issued in the U.S. last year, a slight increase over 2006, which previously held the record...
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