IPNews® – What appeared to start as an April fools day joke has become reality for Tesla.

While it seemed that Elon Musk was making a joke in April about starting a new brand of Teslaquila distilled spirits, it is no longer a joke. Last week Tesla filed for the Teslaquila trademark in the United

tesla.jpgIPNews® – Tesla’s logo for its upcoming Model 3 vehicle received a rebrand near the time that Adidas filed a notice of opposition, with some speculating Adidas’ actions caused the change in design.

Adidas opposed the trademark application by Tesla, arguing the proposed Tesla design infringed Adidas’ iconic 3 stripe logo.  Tesla has claimed that

ford.jpgIPNews® – Ford Motors is releasing its electrified vehicle patents to competitors in hopes that sharing technology will speed and strengthen future technological developments for electric cars.

The move follows a similar recent move by Tesla.  The hope is that this will speed the adoption of electric cars which Ford is gambling will help it

rocket-engines.jpgIPNews® – Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin are butting heads over a patent application from Blue Origin that claims rights to a procedure for landing booster rockets at sea.

SpaceX has filed its objections stating that the technology and science outlined in the patent are nothing new and that it does not

tesla.jpgIPNews® – Tesla has announced that it has amicably and completely resolved a trademark dispute in China making way for CEO Elon Musk to grow the company’s brands in the world’s largest automobile market.

Tesla was locked in a legal battle with Zhan Baosheng, who registered the Tesla trademark before the California-based carmaker came to

tesla.jpgIPNews® – Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has shaken up the automobile industry by offering to open up his company’s patents for making electric vehicles.  

Musk hopes that his generous move will encourage more automakers to produce a higher number of electric vehicles.  Consumers have been slow to adopt electric vehicles partly due to

automobile-plugin.jpgIPNews® – Tesla Motors has filed a patent application for a backup battery for an electric car.

Tesla recently filed for patent protection of a metal-air battery for use in its successful line of electric cars.  The new technology, if implemented, would work in conjunction with the cars’ traditional lithium-ion batteries and would provide a

chinese_flag.jpgIPNews® – Chinese officials have blocked the trademark registration of “Tesla” by U.S. electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, Inc. in light of a prior registration.

A Chinese man, Zhan Boasheng, obtained a trademark registration for “Tesla” in 2009, and is now demanding that Tesla Motors pay more than $30 million for rights to the name.