Patent Dispute: USPTO Ruled in Favor of VARTA

The USPTO (United States Patent Office) Trial and Appeal Board ruled in favor of VARTA in an ongoing patent dispute between VARTA  and its Chinese competitor EVE Energy Co., Ltd. The related patent covers aspects of VARTA’s CoinPower microbattery technology. The patent is presently in an infringement lawsuit in the U.S. against EVE Energy. VARTA estimates that USPO decision, “greatly strengthen the patent and the likelihood to prevail in the litigation”.

VARTA provides micro batteries, household batteries, and customer-specific battery solutions for a variety of applications. It offers a wide range of primary Lithium button cell types with a voltage of 3.0 V and capacities from 27 mAh up to 560 mAh. They are used in reliable applications such as Memory Back Up (MBU), Real Time Clock (RTC), clocks, car key applications and more. The batteries appear in various PCB, SMT and wire & connector versions.

Its Lithium Cylindrical Batteries provides power for applications like energy meters, water meters, gas meters, heat cost allocators, medical pipets, sensors and alert systems and home security sensors. Thanks to low self discharge of less than 1 % per year, their operational life reach up to 10 years. The company’s Alkali Manganese Cylindrical Batteries appears also in an Industrial Pro version, for use in mobile equipment such as GPS equipment, pagers, remote controls, clocks and other devices who need powerful energy source for optimum performance.

VARTA AG is represented in Israel by Elina Engineering

Contact: Yossi Chen, +972-44902499,