Battery sensor patent will be granted in Japan

Insplorion's battery sensor patent "Battery with sensor" will be granted for the Japanese market.

The patent application was filed in April 2014 and entered the national examination phase in November 2016. The Japanese patent office, JPO, has stated that they will grant the patent, with the patent application number 2017-5042244 in Japan. The patent covers the use of Insplorion’s core NPS technology in a battery charge sensor.

The patent provides protection in Japan until March 19, 2035*. The patent is previously approved by EPO (EU) and China and is pending in USA and South Korea. 

"It is of course positive that our battery sensor patent has been granted in Japan, especially as the Japanese market drives battery development and usage for both transport and energy storage applications. It complements our already granted main patent and strengthens our overall position", says Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO of Insplorion.

Questions are answered by:
Patrik Dahlqvist, CEO Insplorion AB, +46 723 62 32 61 or

* The patent is valid until 19 March 2035, provided that the annual fees are paid and that it is not invalidated.

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Insplorion AB, with its disruptive sensor platform NanoPlasmonic Sensing (NPS), operates within three fields. Battery sensors, air quality sensors and research instruments. Our sensor technology optimizes battery control and usage and enables air quality sensors at home, in cars and in public environment, thanks to the small size, durability and cost efficiency at volume production. Our instruments give scientists around the world nanometer sensitive real time data of surface processes in fields like catalysis, material- and life science.


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