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Deadline to Acquire BeamReach Solar Intellectual Property Extended

Jul 07, 2017

Deadline to Acquire BeamReach Solar Intellectual Property Extended

 Additional Patent Assets Granted, Allowed and Filed

 New York, NY, July 7, 2017: OB Realty, LLC, an affiliate of Opus Bank, the former secured lender to BeamReach Solar, is pleased to announce that since April, it has received two patent grants [US and AU], nine notice of allowances [CN (1), EP (3) and US (5)] and filed 14 new applications [US (13) and JP (1)], including an application directed at a further cost-savings for the structure of the Sprint solar system technology.

 Because of these new additions to the BeamReach patent portfolio and recent interest from strategic corporations outside the solar cell manufacturing segment, the diligence period will remain open until 5PM Eastern Time on September 15, 2017.  All offers should be submitted no later than this deadline.  Opus Bank will evaluate offers as they are received.

 The portfolio of IP and know-how is attracting interest from companies with application for thin film flexible PV cells, such as automobile and roof shingle and tile companies, as well as commercial and utility scale installers interested in lightweight and rapid deployment racking systems.  Beyond solar, drug delivery companies have expressed interest in BeamReach’s porous silicon technology.

 Parties interested in learning more about these BeamReach intellectual property assets, the sale process, and other bidding requirements should contact the parties below.  A virtual diligence room is available for all interested parties. 

The team continues to make significant progress selling the tangible portions of the BeamReach Solar inventory of equipment and assembled Sprint Solar Panels for direct installation on roofs.

Stephen Shea, former VP of Cell Engineering and Operations at BeamReach Solar and an expert with more than 30 years in the solar industry, will be attending the July 11-13 Intersolar North America Exhibition in San Francisco.  Kindly contact Mr. Shea (stephen@beamreachassets.com or (m) 404-276-6103) or any of the below parties to arrange for a meeting during the Exhibition.

The following list provides the world wide granted patent assets of BeamReach Solar, as of 6 July 2017.  The confidential data room contains the full list of BeamReach Solar assets, including granted patents and pending patent applications (by technology grouping), equipment and inventory.

      BeamReach Solar - Granted Patent Assets

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

JP

5528809

Template For Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cell Manufacturing And Methods Of Use

 

US

8,288,195

Method For Fabricating A Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate From A Template

US

8,129,822

Template For Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cell Manufacturing And Methods Of Use

 

US

8,294,026

High-Efficiency Thin-Film Solar Cells

US

8,084,684

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

CN

ZL201080063494.8

High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Back-Contact Solar Cell Structures And Manufacturing Methods Using Thin Planar Semiconductor Absorbers

US

8,324,499

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

CN

ZL201080063303.8

High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Back-Contact Solar Cell Structures And Manufacturing Methods Using Semiconductor Wafers

US

9,349,887

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

CN

ZL201080063496.7

High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Back-Contact Solar Cell Structures And Manufacturing Methods Using Three-Dimensional Semiconductor Absorbers

US

7,999,174

Solar Module Structures And Assembly Methods For Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

NO

9,196,759

High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Back-Contact Solar Cell Structures And Manufacturing Methods

Country

Patent Number

Title

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

US

8,742,249

Solar Module Structures And Assembly Methods For Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

US

8,962,380

High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Back-Contact Solar Cell Structures And Manufacturing Methods Using Thin Planar Semiconductor Absorbers

US

7,786,376

High Efficiency Solar Cell

 

CN

ZL201080064953.4

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing

CN

ZL200780045520.2

Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

DE

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

JP

5519285

Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

DK

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

JP

5739037

Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

EP

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

US

8,035,028

Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

FR

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

US

8,035,027

Solar Module Structures And Assembly Methods For Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

GB

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

US

8,847,060

Solar Module Structures And Assembly Methods For Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

NL

EP2519967

Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Thin Wafer Processing (validated in DE DK FR GB & NL);

US

7,745,313

Substrate Release Methods And Apparatus

 

US

9,330,952

Bipolar Mobile Electrostatic Carriers For Wafer Processing

US

8,293,558

Method For Releasing A Thin-Film Substrate

 

CN

ZL201180018589.2

Double-Sided Reusable Template For Fabrication Of Semiconductor Substrates For Photovoltaic Cell And Microelectronics Device Manufacturing

US

8,193,076

Method For Releasing A Thin Semiconductor Substrate From A Reusable Template

 

US

8,241,940

Double-Sided Reusable Template For Fabrication Of Semiconductor Substrates For Photovoltaic Cell And Microelectronics Device Manufacturing

US

9,397,250

A Releasing Apparatus For Separating A Semiconductor Substrate From A Semiconductor Template

 

US

9,401,276

Apparatus For Forming Porous Silicon Layers On At Least Two Surfaces Of A Plurality Of Silicon Templates

US

8,512,581

Methods For Liquid Transfer Coating Of Three-Dimensional Substrates

 

KR

10-1381305

Passivation Methods For Achieving Ultra-Low Surface Recombination Velocities For High-Efficiency Solar Cells

US

9,093,323

Methods For Selectively Coating Three-Dimensional Features On A Substrate

 

KR

10-1289787

Laser Processing For High-Efficiency Thin Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Fabrication

DE

EP2356675

Methods And Systems For Manufacturing Thin-Film Solar Cells (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1384853

Laser Processing Methods For Photovoltaic Solar Cells

EP

EP2356675

Methods And Systems For Manufacturing Thin-Film Solar Cells (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

8,399,331

Laser Processing For High-Efficiency Thin Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Fabrication

FR

EP2356675

Methods And Systems For Manufacturing Thin-Film Solar Cells (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,508,886

Method For Making A Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Substrate Utilizing Flat Top Laser Beam

GB

EP2356675

Methods And Systems For Manufacturing Thin-Film Solar Cells (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

8,637,340

Patterning Of Silicon Oxide Layers Using Pulsed Laser Ablation

NL

EP2356675

Methods And Systems For Manufacturing Thin-Film Solar Cells (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,455,362

Laser Irradiation Aluminum Doping For Monocrystalline Silicon Substrates

US

8,168,465

Three-Dimensional Semiconductor Template For Making High Efficiency Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

US

9,419,165

Laser Processing For Back Contact Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell Fabrication

US

8,664,737

Three-Dimensional Semiconductor Template For Making High Efficiency Thin-Film Solar Cells

 

US

9,236,510

Patterning Of Silicon Oxide Layers Using Pulsed Laser Ablation

US

9,590,035

Three-Dimensional Semiconductor Template For Making High Efficiency Solar Cells

 

KR

10-1369282

High Productivity Thin Film Deposition Method And System

US

8,053,665

Truncated Pyramid Structures For See-Through Solar Cells

 

MY

MY-158500-A

Backplane Reinforcement And Interconnects For Solar Cells

US

8,853,521

Truncated Pyramid Structures For See-Through Solar Cells

 

US

8,946,547

Backplane Reinforcement And Interconnects For Solar Cells

US

8,828,517

Structure And Method For Improving Solar Cell Efficiency And Mechanical Strength

 

KR

10-1289789

Apparatus And Method For Repeatedly Fabricating Thin Film Semiconductor Substrates Using A Template

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

DE

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1347681

High-Throughput Batch Porous Silicon Manufacturing Equipment Design and Processing Methods

DK

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,076,642

High-Throughput Batch Porous Silicon Manufacturing Equipment Design And Processing Methods

EP

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

US

8,906,218

Apparatus And Method For Uniformly Forming Porous Semiconductor On A Substrate

FR

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1368598

Deposition Systems And Processes

GB

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1384872

Method For Reconstructing A Semiconductor Template

NL

EP2387458

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method (Validated in DE DK FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1449891

Self-Activated Front Surface Bias For A Solar Cell

US

8,926,803

Porous Silicon Electro-Etching System And Method

 

KR

10-1532721

Spatially Selective Laser Annealing Applications In High-Efficiency Solar Cells

US

8,937,243

Structures And Methods For High-Efficiency Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Solar Cells

 

KR

10-1389030

Method And Apparatus For Reconditioning A Carrier Wafer For Reuse

US

9,595,622

Structures And Methods For High-Efficiency Pyramidal Three-Dimensional Solar Cells

 

KR

10-1396027

Ion Implantation And Annealing For High Efficiency Back-Contact Back-Junction Solar Cells

US

8,278,192

Trench Formation Method For Releasing A Thin-Film Substrate From A Reusable Semiconductor Template

 

US

9,318,644

Ion Implantation And Annealing For Thin-Film Crystalline Solar Cells

US

9,343,299

Trench Formation Method For Releasing A Substrate From A Semiconductor Template

 

AU

2012294932

High-Efficiency Solar Photovoltaic Cells And Modules Using Thin Crystalline Semiconductor Absorbers

CN

ZL201080021690.9

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor

 

AU

2012340098

Smart Photovoltaic Cells And Modules

DE

EP2419306

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,293,619

Smart Photovoltaic Cells And Modules

EP

EP2419306

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,337,374

High Productivity Spray Processing For The Metallization Of Semiconductor Workpieces

FR

EP2419306

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

AU

2012362505

Systems And Methods For Enhanced Light Trapping In Solar Cells

GB

EP2419306

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

KR

10-1654548

Systems And Methods For Enhanced Light Trapping In Solar Cells

NL

EP2419306

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,583,651

Systems And Methods For Enhanced Light Trapping In Solar Cells

US

8,656,860

High Efficiency Epitaxial Chemical Vapor Deposition (Cvd) Reactor

 

US

9,214,353

Systems And Methods For Laser Splitting And Device Layer Transfer

US

9,099,584

Integrated Three-Dimensional And Planar Metallization Structure For Thin Film Solar Cells

 

US

8,828,784

Resistance Component Extraction For Back Contact Back Junction Solar Cells

US

8,445,314

Method Of Creating Reusable Template For Detachable Thin Film Substrate

 

US

9,461,582

Electrical Parametric Testing For Back Contact Semiconductor Solar Cells

US

9,053,957

Structure And Method For Creating A Reusable Template For Detachable Thin Film Substrates

 

KR

10-1528447

Structures And Methods Of Formation Of Contiguous And Non-Contiguous Base Regions For High Efficiency Back-Contact Solar Cells

CN

ZL201080030023.7

High-Productivity Porous Silicon Manufacturing Equipment

 

AU

2013331304

Systems And Methods For Monolithically Integrated Bypass Switches In Photovoltaic Solar Cells And Modules

JP

5872456

High-Productivity Porous Silicon Manufacturing Equipment

 

CN

ZL2013800592188

Systems And Methods For Monolithically Integrated Bypass Switches In Photovoltaic Solar Cells And Modules

US

8,999,058

High-Productivity Porous Silicon Manufacturing Equipment

 

JP

6063577

Systems And Methods For Monolithically Integrated Bypass Switches In Photovoltaic Solar Cells And Modules

US

8,420,435

Ion Implantation Fabrication Process For Thin-Film Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells

 

KR

10-1563851

Systems And Methods For Monolithically Integrated Bypass Switches In Photovoltaic Solar Cells And Modules

DE

EP2436028

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,219,171

Systems And Methods For Monolithically Integrated Bypass Switches In Photovoltaic Solar Cells And Modules

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

 

Country

Patent Number

Title

EP

EP2436028

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,515,217

Monolithic Isled (Tiled) Solar Cell (Icell) For Low-Cost High-Performance Photovoltaics Modules

FR

EP2436028

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,214,585

Annealing For Damage Free Laser Processing For High Efficiency Solar Cells

GB

EP2436028

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

9,379,258

Fabrication Methods For Back Contact Back Junction Solar Cells

MY

MY159405-A1

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing

 

US

9,130,076

Trench Isolation For Monolithically Isled Solar Photovoltaic Cells And Modules

NL

EP2436028

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing (Validated in DE FR GB & NL)

 

US

8,992,746

Anodizing Apparatus

US

8,551,866

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing

 

CN

ZL201210505374.X

Anodizing Apparatus, An Anodizing System Having The Same, And A Semiconductor Wafer

US

8,916,772

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing

 

JP

5908266

Anodizing Apparatus, An Anodizing System Having The Same, And A Semiconductor Wafer

MY

MY-159267-A

Method For Fabricating A Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate From A Template

 

US

9680041

Three-Dimensional Thin-Film Semiconductor Substrate With Through-Holes And Methods Of Manufacturing

 

 

 

 

AU

2013225680

Structures And Methods For High Efficiency Compound Semiconductor Solar Cells

               

                               

 

Gabe Fried

CEO

Hilco Streambank

(781) 471-1238

gfried@hilcoglobal.com

 

David Shoneman

Managing Director

Darwin IP Advisors LLC

(267) 573-4257

david@darwinipadvisors.com

Daryl Martin

Managing Principal

IPmetrics LLC

858.223.0433

dmartin@ipmetrics.com

Ben Kaplan

Associate

Hilco Streambank

(646) 651-1978

bkaplan@hilcoglobal.com

 

 

About Hilco Streambank
Hilco Streambank is a market leading advisory firm specializing in intellectual property disposition and valuation. Hilco Streambank has completed numerous sell-side transactions including sales in publicly reported Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, private transactions, and online sales through HilcoDomains.com and IPv4Auctions.com.  Hilco Streambank is part of Northbrook, Illinois based Hilco Global (www.hilcoglobal.com), a worldwide financial services company and leader in helping companies maximize the value of their assets.

About IPmetrics
IPmetrics is a consultancy focused on intellectual property and intangible assets. IPmetrics offers a full range of valuation services to assess the value of trademarks, patents, copyrights and other forms of IP. IPmetrics valuation experts bring specialized knowledge across a wide variety of industries and assets, with the ability to critically analyze these complex assets in a multitude of valuation contexts.  In addition, IPmetrics has a substantial background in the provision of IP damages expert witness services including the analysis of confusion / reverse confusion, dilution, unfair competition, and economic damages in litigation.  Based in Southern California, IPmetrics can be reached at IPMETRICS.COM or (858) 538-1533.

About Darwin IP Advisors
Darwin IP Advisors advises large companies, start-ups/SMEs and consulting groups at the intersection of law, business and technology.  Since its formation in 2016, Darwin IP Advisors team has provided intellectual property support and advisory services on several projects related to strategy, negotiations, IP portfolio development, asset valuation and monetization in addition to acquisition landscaping.