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Tesla Patent Release

Tesla's Clever Patent Move Is Already Paying Off

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

Tesla may already be reaping the rewards of freeing up its patents. Four days after CEO Elon Musk offered most of his company’s patents to ri...

Tesla's Patent Release Isn't Crazy or Altruistic

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

Tesla Motors is freeing up its 200 patents to electric car competitors, throwing automotive analysts into a frenzy. But CEO Elon Musk is just following the profitable open source road paved by Salesforce, Facebook and Apple.