Toyota Opens it’s Hydrogen patent pool

By on January 18, 2015
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At recent CES in Las Vegas, Toyota announced it will follow Tesla’s steps into opening a relevant patent pool dedicated to Hydrogen technology:

Toyota is opening the door to the hydrogen future, making available thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents royalty free. Announced today at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, this Toyota initiative will spur development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies around the world.

Toyota will invite royalty-free use of approximately 5,680 fuel cell related patents held globally, including critical technologies developed for the new Toyota Mirai.  The list includes approximately 1,970 patents related to fuel cell stacks, 290 associated with high-pressure hydrogen tanks, 3,350 related to fuel cell system software control and 70 patents related to hydrogen production and supply.

via Toyota Opens the Door and Invites the Industry to the Hydrogen Future | Corporate.


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