Solar roof member

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6311436
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09092872

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In a solar roof member comprising a photovoltaic device encapsulated with an insulating material onto a reinforcing member, the reinforcing member has a joining portion at which an adjoining solar roof member is joined, and a curved portion which is so provided in the reinforcing member as to extend over at least part of the joining portion and through which a lead wire is led out. The solar roof member enables simple roofing without causing wiring mistakes.

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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHATOKYO44623

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Komori, Ayako Joyo, JP 24 836
Mimura, Toshihiko Nara, JP 57 1561
Mori, Masahiro Kyoto, JP 133 2040
Takabayashi, Akiharu Nara, JP 44 1235
Takada, Takeshi Kyotanabe, JP 53 1145

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
United Solar Systems Corporation (1)
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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (4)
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* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (22)
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6928775 Multi-use electric tile modules 43 2002
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7681363 Electric tile modules 12 2006
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D788902 Roof vent assembly 0 2015
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SAINT-GOBAIN CENTRE DE RECHERCHES ET D'ETUDES EUROPEEN (2)
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SOLAR ROOFING SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
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TAIPEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (1)
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PERMACITY CORP. (6)
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SOLANNEX, INC. (1)
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BUILDING MATERIALS INVESTMENT CORPORATION (3)
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CARLISLE INTANGIBLE COMPANY (1)
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EchoFirst, Inc. (1)
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QUANEX IG SYSTEMS, ICN. (2)
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OWENS CORNING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, LLC (1)
8782972 Solar roofing system 2 2011
 
SUNPOWER CORPORATION (7)
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SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. (1)
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NANOSOLAR, INC. (1)
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LG ELECTRONICS INC. (4)
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THE QUERCUS TRUST (1)
* 2010/0101,561 SOLAR PANELS SYSTEMS AND METHODS 1 2008
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (4)
6770986 Power converter, power generating apparatus and plug 16 2001
9597803 Robot device 0 2013
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9278454 Production apparatus 2 2014
 
SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V. (3)
8074418 Apparatus for connecting panels 20 2006
* 2007/0251,183 Apparatus for connecting panels 22 2006
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CERTAINTEED CORPORATION (17)
8168880 Shingle with photovoltaic element(s) and array of same laid up on a roof 20 2006
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8404967 Photovoltaic module 1 2009
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8173889 Photovoltaic roofing wiring array, photovoltaic roofing wiring system and roofs using them 2 2010
8375653 Photovoltaic roofing elements including tie layer systems 2 2011
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8468757 Photovoltaic roofing systems and methods for installing them 0 2012
8513517 Photovoltaic module 0 2012
8835751 Photovoltaic module 0 2013
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OWENS CORNING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, LLC (1)
8511006 Building-integrated solar-panel roof element systems 7 2010
 
PLEVA ING. SOLAR+BIOTECH (1)
* 2011/0197,943 Flow arrangement for a solar system 0 2010
 
ZHUHAI XINGYE OPTOELECTRONIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD (1)
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MIASOLE (2)
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ABL IP HOLDING LLC (1)
* 2011/0305,010 POLE WITH SOLAR MODULES 5 2011
 
VEKA, INC. (1)
* 2014/0021,903 WINDOWS AND DOORS HAVING INTEGRATED SOLAR POWERED CHARGING DEVICES 3 2012
 
ELK PREMIUM BUILDING PRODUCTS, INC. (4)
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KURARAY EUROPE GMBH (1)
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ENRG SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, LLC (2)
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SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORPORATION (2)
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FTC SOLAR, INC. (2)
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