Lithium is the 3rd element, and the name comes from the Greek, Lithos, meaning stone.

Sometimes referred to as the new oil”, lithium is of utmost importance for all kinds of battery powered equipment, mobile phones, digital cameras, computers, and of course transport like cars, trucks, and even aeroplanes.

But lithium has many other applications and here are some recent patents for inventions involving lithium:


All patent information has been obtained from Espacenet (European Patent Office).