Toshiba had 95 patents in batteries during Q1 2024. Toshiba Corp filed patents in Q1 2024 for a secondary battery with a gas treatment structure, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery with a metal-element containing separator, an integrated sheet structure for a secondary battery, a charging method for a battery pack with multiple cells, and a recycling method for niobium titanium oxide electrodes. GlobalData’s report on Toshiba gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Toshiba grant share with batteries as a theme is 42% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Secondary battery, battery pack, vehicle, and stationary power supply (Patent ID: US20240097222A1)

The patent filed by Toshiba Corp. describes a secondary battery with a gas treatment structure capable of treating hydrogen gas through electrical conduction with the positive electrode. The gas treatment structure includes a conductive porous substrate and a gas treatment layer with a hydrogen storage alloy or noble metal catalyst. The structure can be connected to the positive electrode via a resistor or switching element, making it suitable for use in lithium-ion secondary batteries, battery packs, vehicles with regenerative energy mechanisms, and stationary power sources.

The innovative secondary battery design addresses the issue of hydrogen gas treatment by incorporating a specialized gas treatment structure that enables efficient electrical conduction with the positive electrode. The structure, comprising a conductive porous substrate and gas treatment layer, can be connected to the positive electrode through a resistor or switching element, enhancing its versatility and applicability in various settings such as lithium-ion secondary batteries, battery packs, vehicles with regenerative energy mechanisms, and stationary power sources. This technology offers a promising solution for improving the performance and safety of secondary batteries in a wide range of applications.

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