Nanotechnology in Rechargeable Batteries: A123 Systems, Inc.

Nanotechnology Law & Business
Winter 2008

In the Winter 2008 issue of Nanotechnology Law & Business, Doug Sharrott and Ralph Dengler report on a high stakes litigation involving nanotechnology related to lithium ion batteries. A123 Systems, Inc., a burgeoning Massachusetts-based supplier of high-power lithium ion batteries, finds itself embroiled in two patent infringement suits, as demand for alternative fuel supplies, such as its batteries, is expanding and the Company is contemplating an Initial Public Offering.