Elon Musk – Tesla Patent Pledge

“All Our Patent Are Belong To You”

Elon Musk, CEO
June 12, 2014

Patent Pledge

On June 12, 2014, Tesla announced that it will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use its technology.

Tesla was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport, and this policy is intended to encourage the advancement of a common, rapidly-evolving platform for electric vehicles, thereby benefiting Tesla, other companies making electric vehicles, and the world. These guidelines provide further detail as to how we are implementing this policy.

Elon Musk

ELON MUSK A COMPENDIUM OF A LIVING GENIUS

Elon Musk a Compendium of a Living Genius

ALL TESLA PATENTS:

  • AU 2008276398 Battery charging based on cost and life
  • CA 2608448 Method and apparatus for mounting, cooling, connecting and protecting batteries
  • CA 2645056 Battery pack and method for protecting batteries
  • CA 2655210 System and method for an efficient rotor for an electric motor
  • CA 2729480 Selective cure of adhesive in modular assemblies
  • CA 2736341 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • CN ZL200880107602.X Battery charging based on cost and life
  • CN ZL200880107604.9 Battery charging
  • CN ZL201110059278.2 Selective cure of adhesive in modular assemblies
  • CN ZL201110132287 XThermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • CN ZL201110111299.4 Trickle charger for high-energy storage systems
  • DE 602006031107.9 Method and apparatus for mounting, cooling, connecting and protecting batteries
  • DE 602008028434.4 Mitigation of propagation of thermal runaway in a multi-cell battery pack
  • DE 602008042184.8 Method and apparatus for identifying and disconnecting short-circuited battery cells within a battery pack
  • DE 602009003179.1 Varying flux versus torque for maximum efficiency
  • DE 602009005983.1 Improved heat dissipation for large battery packs
  • DE 602009013381.0 All wheel drive electric vehicle power assist drive system
  • DE 602009031035.6 Induction motor with improved torque density
  • DE 602009033635 Flux controlled motor management
  • DE 602010027662.7 Battery pack temperature optimization control system
  • DE 602010000742.1 User configurable vehicle user interface
  • DE 602010008000.5 Adaptive soft buttons for a vehicle user interface
  • DE 602010020070.1 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within a battery pack
  • DE 602010021211.4 Battery Pack Enclosure with Controlled Thermal Runaway Release System
  • DE 602010029456.0 Electric motorDE 602010029457.9Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • DE 602010010295.5Adaptive audible feedback cues for a vehicle user interface
  • DE 602011000601.0 Battery pack with cell-level fusing and method of using same
  • DE 602011007513.6AC current control of mobile battery chargers
  • DE 602012000199.2 Charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • DE 602012003275.8 Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • DE 602013000622.9 Park lock for narrow transmission
  • DE 602013002174.0 Host initiated state control of remote client in communications system
  • EP 1880433 Method and apparatus for mounting, cooling, connecting and protecting batteries
  • EP 2171824 Method and apparatus for identifying and disconnecting short-circuited battery cells within a battery pack
  • EP 2177390 Flux controlled motor management
  • EP 2181481 Mitigation of propagation of thermal runaway in a multi-cell battery pack
  • EP 2202871 Induction motor with improved torque density
  • EP 2213494 All wheel drive electric vehicle power assist drive system
  • EP 2226870 Improved heat dissipation for large battery packs
  • EP 2239811 Battery pack temperature optimization control system
  • EP 2244318 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • EP 2266201 Varying flux versus torque for maximum efficiency
  • EP 2302727 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within a battery pack
  • EP 2305506 Adaptive soft buttons for a vehicle user interface
  • EP 2305508 User configurable vehicle user interface
  • EP 2308713 Adaptive audible feedback cues for a vehicle user interface
  • EP 2388894 Electric motorEP 2388895 Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • EP 2416405 Battery pack with cell-level fusing and method of using same
  • EP 2498370Charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • EP 2506336Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • EP 2587583AC current control of mobile battery chargers
  • EP 2660112 Park lock for narrow transmission
  • EP 2663028 Host initiated state control of remote client in communications system
  • FR 2181481 Mitigation of propagation of thermal runaway in a multi-cell battery pack
  • FR 220287 1Induction motor with improved torque density
  • FR 2226870 Improved heat dissipation for large battery packs
  • FR 2266201 Varying flux versus torque for maximum efficiency
  • FR 2302727 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within a battery pack
  • FR 2305506 Adaptive soft buttons for a vehicle user interface
  • FR 2305508 User configurable vehicle user interface
  • FR 2308713 Adaptive audible feedback cues for a vehicle user interface
  • FR 2416405 Battery pack with cell-level fusing and method of using same
  • FR 2498370 Charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • FR 2506336 Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • FR 2244318 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • FR 2660112 Park lock for narrow transmission
  • FR 2587583AC current control of mobile battery chargers
  • GB 2181481 Mitigation of propagation of thermal runaway in a multi-cell battery pack
  • GB 2202871 Induction motor with improved torque density
  • GB 2266201 Varying flux versus torque for maximum efficiency
  • GB 2226870 Improved heat dissipation for large battery packs
  • GB 2305506 Adaptive soft buttons for a vehicle user interface
  • GB 2305508 User configurable vehicle user interface
  • GB 2308713 Adaptive audible feedback cues for a vehicle user interface
  • GB 2416405 Battery pack with cell-level fusing and method of using same
  • GB 2498370 Charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • GB 2506336 Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • GB 2587583AC current control of mobile battery chargers
  • GB 2244318 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • GB 2302727 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within a battery pack
  • GB 2660112 Park lock for narrow transmission
  • HK 1191160 Host initiated state control of remote client in communications system
  • JP 4915969 Battery pack temperature optimization control system
  • JP 4931161 Battery charging
  • JP 4972176 Intelligent temperature control system for extending battery pack life
  • JP 5055347 Multi-mode charging system for electric vehicle
  • JP 5081962 Adaptive soft button for a vehicle user interface
  • JP 5088976 Battery charging based on cost and life
  • JP 5119302 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within battery pack
  • JP 5184576Integrated battery pressure relaxing portion and terminal isolation system
  • JP 5216829 Adaptive vehicle user interface
  • JP 5235942 Method and device for maintaining completeness of cell wall using high yield strength external sleeve
  • JP 5237342 Method for determining dc impedance of battery
  • JP 5258871 System for improving cycle lifetime for lithium-ion battery pack and battery cell pack charging system
  • JP 5274246 Method and apparatus for mounting, cooling, connecting and protecting batteries
  • JP 5285662 Battery pack having resistance to propagation of thermal runaway of cell
  • JP 5306426 Battery pack provided with fuse at cell level and method for using the same
  • JP 5325259 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • JP 5325844 Preventing of thermal runaway of cell using double expansible material layers
  • JP 5372128 System for absorbing and diffusing side impact energy using battery pack
  • JP 5416664 Battery cell charging system using adjustable voltage control
  • JP 5529191 Apparatus for improving charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • JP 5548149 Triple layer winding pattern, and methods of manufacturing same
  • JP 5608881AC Current Control of Mobile Battery Chargers
  • JP 5603902A Battery Pack Dehumidification System and the Method of Controlling the Humidity of a Battery Pack
  • JP 5680411 Method of deactivating faulty battery cells
  • JP 5671368 Selective cure of adhesive in modular assembly
  • JP 5749200 Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • JP 5837464 Charge disruption monitoring and notification system
  • KR 1195077 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • US 7404720 Electro mechanical connector for use in electrical applications
  • US 7433794 Mitigation of propagation of thermal runaway in a multi-cell battery pack
  • US 7489057 Liquid cooled rotor assembly
  • US 7579725 Liquid cooled rotor assembly
  • US 7602145 Method of balancing batteries
  • US 7622897 Multi-mode charging system for an electric vehicle
  • US 7629772 Multi-mode charging system for an electric vehicle
  • US 7629773 Multi-mode charging system for an electric vehicle
  • US 7667432 Method for interconnection of battery packs and battery assembly containing interconnected battery packs
  • US 7671565 Battery pack and method for protecting batteries
  • US 7671567 Multi-mode charging system for an electric vehicle
  • US 7683570 Systems, methods, and apparatus for battery charging
  • US 7683575 Method and apparatus for identifying and disconnecting short-circuited battery cells within a battery pack
  • US 7698078 Electric vehicle communication interface
  • US 7719232 Method for battery charging based on cost and life
  • US 7736799 Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity during thermal runaway using an outer layer of intumescent material
  • US 7739005 Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle
  • US 7741750 Induction motor with improved torque density
  • US 7741816 System and method for battery preheating
  • US 7742852 Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle
  • US 7747363 Traction control system for an electric vehicle
  • US 7749647 Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity during thermal runaway using a high yield strength outer sleeve
  • US 7749650 Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity during thermal runaway using multiple cell wall layers
  • US 7755329 Battery charging time optimization system based on battery temperature, cooling system power demand, and availability of surplus external power
  • US 7763381 Cell thermal runaway propagation resistance using dual intumescent material layers
  • US 7781097 Cell thermal runaway propagation resistance using an internal layer of intumescent material
  • US 7782021 Battery charging based on cost and life
  • US 7786704 System for battery charging based on cost and life
  • US 7789176 Electric vehicle thermal management system
  • US 7820319Cell thermal runaway propagation resistant battery pack
  • US 7821224 Voltage estimation feedback of overmodulated signal for an electrical vehicle
  • US 7841431 Electric vehicle thermal management system
  • US 7847501 Varying flux versus torque for maximum efficiency
  • US 7890218 Centralized multi-zone cooling for increased battery efficiency
  • US 7911184 Battery charging time optimization system
  • US 7923144 Tunable frangible battery pack system
  • US 7928699 Battery charging time optimization system
  • US 7939192 Early detection of battery cell thermal event
  • US 7940028 Thermal energy transfer system for a power source utilizing both metal-air and non-metal-air battery packs
  • US 7956574 System and method for interconnection of battery packs
  • US 7960928 Flux controlled motor management
  • US 8004243 Battery capacity estimating method and apparatus
  • US 8008827 Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • US 8018113AC motor winding pattern
  • US 8044786Systems and methods for diagnosing battery voltage mis-reporting
  • US 8049460 Voltage dividing vehicle heater system and method
  • US 8054038System for optimizing battery pack cut-off voltage
  • US 8057630 Selective cure of adhesive in modular assemblies
  • US 8057928 Cell cap assembly with recessed terminal and enlarged insulating gasket
  • US 8059007 Battery thermal event detection system using a thermally interruptible electrical conductor
  • US 8063757Charge state indicator for an electric vehicle
  • US 8069555 Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • US 8076016 Common mode voltage enumeration in a battery pack
  • US 8078359 User configurable vehicle user interface
  • US 8082743 Battery pack temperature optimization control system
  • US 8088511 Cell cap assembly with recessed terminal and enlarged insulating gasket
  • US 8092081 Battery thermal event detection system using an optical fiber
  • US 8095278Interface for vehicle function control via a touch screen
  • US 8117857 Intelligent temperature control system for extending battery pack life
  • US 8122590 Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • US 8124263 Corrosion resistant cell mounting well
  • US 8125324 Charge state indicator for an electric vehicle
  • US 8133287 Method of controlled cell-level fusing within a battery pack
  • US 8133608 Battery pack with cell-level fusing
  • US 8137833 Condensation-induced corrosion resistant cell mounting well
  • US 8153290 Heat dissipation for large battery packs
  • US 8154166Dual layer winding pattern
  • US 8154167Manufacturing method utilizing a dual layer winding pattern
  • US 8154256 Battery thermal event detection system using an electrical conductor with a thermally interruptible insulator
  • US 8168315 Battery thermal event detection system utilizing battery pack isolation monitoring
  • US 8173295 Method and apparatus for battery potting
  • US 8178227 Battery thermal event detection system utilizing battery pack isolation monitoring
  • US 8180512 Efficient dual source battery pack system for an electric vehicle
  • US 8190320Efficient dual source battery pack system for an electric vehicle
  • US 8216502 Method for the external application of battery pack encapsulant
  • US 8241772 Integrated battery pressure relief and terminal isolation system
  • US 8242739 Leakage current reduction in combined motor drive and energy storage recharge system
  • US 8247097 Battery pack dehumidifier with active reactivation system
  • US 8263250 Liquid cooling manifold with multi-function thermal interface
  • US 8263254 Cell with an outer layer of intumescent material
  • US 8268469 Battery pack gas exhaust system
  • US 8277965 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • US 8286743 Vehicle battery pack ballistic shield
  • US 8293393 Apparatus for the external application of battery pack encapsulant
  • US 8298692 Collection, storage and use of metal-air battery pack effluent
  • US 8304108 Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity using a high yield strength outer sleeve
  • US 8313850 Battery pack pressure monitoring system for thermal event detection
  • US 8322393 Selective cure of adhesive in modular assemblies
  • US 8324863 Trickle charger for high-energy storage systems
  • US 8336319 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • US 8346419 Operation of a range extended electric vehicle
  • US 8353545 Compact energy absorbing vehicle crash structure
  • US 8361642 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • US 8361649 Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity using a high yield strength outer casing
  • US 8365392 System and method for an efficient rotor for an electric motor
  • US 8367233 Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system
  • US 8367239 Cell separator for minimizing thermal runaway propagation within a battery pack
  • US 8389139 Integrated battery pressure relief and terminal isolation system
  • US 8389142 Method and apparatus for the external application of a battery pack adhesive
  • US 8393427 Vehicle battery pack ballistic shield
  • US 8402776 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • US 8421469 Method and apparatus for electrically cycling a battery cell to simulate an internal short
  • US 8423215 Charge rate modulation of metal-air cells as a function of ambient oxygen concentration
  • US 8424960 Front rail configuration for the front structure of a vehicle
  • US 8428806 Dual mode range extended electric vehicle
  • US 8441826 Fast switching for power inverter
  • US 8445126 Hazard mitigation through gas flow communication between battery packs
  • US 8448696 Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops
  • US 8448966 Vehicle front shock tower
  • US 8449015 Method of controlling a dual hinged vehicle door
  • US 8449997 Thermal energy transfer system for a power source utilizing both metal-air and non-metal-air battery packs
  • US 8450966 Method of operating a recharging system utilizing a voltage dividing heater
  • US 8450974 Electric vehicle extended range hybrid battery pack system
  • US 8453770 Dual motor drive and control system for an electric vehicle
  • US 8463480Dual mode range extended electric vehicle
  • US 8463481 Dual mode range extended electric vehicle
  • US 8471521 Electric vehicle extended range hybrid battery pack system
  • US 8481191Rigid cell separator for minimizing thermal runaway propagation within a battery pack
  • US 8493018 Fast switching for power inverter
  • US 8493032 Bidirectional polyphase multimode converter including boost and buck-boost modes
  • US 8511738Dual hinged vehicle doorUS 8511739Control system for use with a dual hinged vehicle door
  • US 8511745 Integrated energy absorbing vehicle crash structure
  • US 8534703 Dynamic anti-whiplash apparatus and method
  • US 8536825 State of charge range
  • US 8539990 Vehicle port door with wirelessly actuated unlatching assembly
  • US 8541126 Thermal barrier structure for containing thermal runaway propagation within a battery pack
  • US 8541127 Overmolded thermal interface for use with a battery cooling system
  • US 8543270 Efficient dual source battery pack system for an electric vehicleUS 8552693Low temperature charging of li-ion cells
  • US 8555659 Method for optimizing battery pack temperature
  • US 8557414 Control, collection and use of metal-air battery pack effluent
  • US 8557415 Battery pack venting system
  • US 8557416 Battery pack directed venting system
  • US 8567849 Dual load path design for a vehicle
  • US 8567855 Bumper mounting plate for double channel front rails
  • US 8567856 Swept front torque box
  • US 8572837 Method for making an efficient rotor for an electric motor
  • US 8573683 Front rail reinforcement system
  • US 8574732 Hazard mitigation within a battery pack using metal-air cells
  • US 8579635 Funnel shaped charge inlet
  • US 8585131 Rear vehicle torque box
  • US 8618775 Detection of over-current in a battery pack
  • US 8626369 Charge rate modulation of metal-air cells as a function of ambient oxygen concentration
  • US 8627534 Cleaning feature for electric charging connector
  • US 8627860 Fuel coupler with wireless port door unlatching actuator
  • US 8629657 State of charge range
  • US 8638063 AC current control of mobile battery chargers
  • US 8638069 Bidirectional polyphase multimode converter including boost and buck-boost modes
  • US 8643330 Method of operating a multiport vehicle charging system
  • US 8643342 Fast charging with negative ramped current profile
  • US 8647763 Battery coolant jacket
  • US 8651875 Electromechanical pawl for controlling vehicle charge inlet access
  • US 8659270 Battery pack overcharge protection system
  • US 8663824 Battery pack exhaust nozzle utilizing an sma seal retainer
  • US 8664907 Fast switching for power inverter
  • US 8672398 In-line outer sliding panorama sunroof tracks
  • US 8686288 Power electronics interconnection for electric motor drives
  • US 8696051System for absorbing and distributing side impact energy utilizing a side sill assembly with a collapsible sill insert
  • US 8702161 System for absorbing and distributing side impact energy utilizing an integrated battery pack and side sill assembly
  • US 8708404 Sunroof utilizing two independent motors
  • US 8720968 Charge port door with electromagnetic latching assembly
  • US 8754614 Fast charging of battery using adjustable voltage control
  • US 8757709 Reinforced b-pillar assembly with reinforced rocker joint
  • US 8758924 Extruded and ribbed thermal interface for use with a battery cooling system
  • US 8760898 Fast switching for power inverter
  • US 8761985 Method of operating a dual motor drive and control system for an electric vehicle
  • US 8765276 Common mode voltage enumeration in a battery pack
  • US 8771013 High voltage cable connector
  • US 8773058 Rotor temperature estimation and motor control torque limiting for vector-controlled AC induction motors
  • US 8773066 Method and apparatus for extending lifetime for rechargeable stationary energy storage devices
  • US 8778519 Battery pack exhaust nozzle
  • US 8803470 Electric vehicle extended range hybrid battery pack system
  • US 8803471 Electric vehicle extended range hybrid battery pack system
  • US 8807637 Angled front hood sealing assembly
  • US 8807642 Mechanism components integrated into structural sunroof framework
  • US 8807643 Sunroof mechanism linkage with continuous one part guide track
  • US 8807644 Sunroof positioning and timing elements
  • US 8807807 Illumination apparatus for vehicles
  • US 8810198 Multiport vehicle dc charging system with variable power distribution according to power distribution rules
  • US 8810208 Charging efficiency using selectable isolation
  • US 8817892 Redundant multistate signaling
  • US 8818624 Adaptive soft buttons for a vehicle user interface
  • US 8819162 Host communications architecture
  • US 8833499 Integration system for a vehicle battery pack
  • US 8861337 Robust communications in electrically noisy environments
  • US 8862414 Detection of high voltage electrolysis of coolant in a battery pack
  • US 8866444 Methodology for charging batteries safely
  • US 8867180 Dynamic current protection in energy distribution systems
  • US 8875828 Vehicle battery pack thermal barrier
  • US 8887398 Extruded member with altered radial fins
  • US 8892299 Vehicle user interface with proximity activation
  • US 8899492 Method of controlling system temperature to extend battery pack life
  • US 8901885Low temperature fast charge
  • US 8906541 Battery module with integrated thermal management system
  • US 8907629 Electric vehicle battery lifetime optimization operational mode
  • US 8932739 Battery pack configuration to reduce hazards associated with internal short circuits
  • US 8933661 Integrated inductive and conductive electrical charging systemUS 8934999 Robotic processing system and method
  • US 8935053 Power release hood latch method and system
  • US 8960781 Single piece vehicle rocker panel
  • US 8963494 Charge rate optimizationUS 8965721Determining battery DC impedance
  • US 8968949 Method of withdrawing heat from a battery pack
  • US 8970147 Traction motor controller with dissipation mode
  • US 8970173 Electric vehicle battery lifetime optimization operational mode
  • US 8970182 Fast charging of battery using adjustable voltage control
  • US 8970237 Wire break detection in redundant communications
  • US 8973965 Folding and stowing rear-facing vehicle seat
  • US 9030063 Thermal management system for use with an integrated motor assembly
  • US 9035203 Electrical interface interlock system
  • US 9040184 Battery pack dehumidifier with active reactivation system
  • US 9043623 Host initiated state control of remote client in communications system
  • US 9045030 System for absorbing and distributing side impact energy utilizing an integrated battery pack
  • US 9046580 Battery thermal event detection system utilizing battery pack isolation monitoring
  • US 9065103 Battery mounting and cooling system
  • US 9079498 Morphing vehicle user interface
  • US 9080352 Controller apparatus and sensors for a vehicle door handle
  • US 9083064 Battery pack pressure monitoring system for thermal event detection
  • US 9093726 Active thermal runaway mitigation system for use within a battery pack
  • US 9103143 Door handle apparatus for vehicles
  • US 9151089 Controller apparatus and sensors for a vehicle door handle
  • US 9153990 Steady state detection of an exceptional charge event in a series connected battery element
  • US 9162586 Control system for an all-wheel drive electric vehicle
  • US 9182438 Wire break detection in redundant communications
  • US 9197091 Charge rate optimizationUS 9209631Charge rate modulation of metal-air cells as a function of ambient oxygen concentration
  • US 9221343 Pyrotechnic high voltage battery disconnect
  • US 9225197 Charging efficiency using variable isolation
  • US 9250020 Active louver system for controlled airflow in a multi-function automotive radiator and condenser system
  • US 9252400 Battery cap assembly with high efficiency vent
  • US 9257729 Response to over-current in a battery
  • US 9257825 Power electronics interconnection for electric motor drives
  • US 9263901 Secondary service port for high voltage battery packs
  • US 9272595 Controlling a compressor for air suspension of electric vehicle
  • US 9278607 Air outlet directional flow controller with integrated shut-off door
  • US 9293792 Self-activated drain system
  • US D660219 Vehicle wheel front face
  • US D660767 Vehicle wheel front face
  • US D669008 Vehicle wheel front face
  • US D672307 Vehicle integrated display and mount
  • US D673393 Vehicle seat mount
  • US D678154 Vehicle door
  • US D683268 Vehicle
  • US D694188 Vehicle charge connector
  • US D724031 Vehicle charge inlet
  • US D735660 Electric-vehicle connector post
  • US D749503 Electric-vehicle connector post
  • US RE44994 Augmented vehicle seat mount

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