17 hrs ago | Beyond the Beyond
That's disruptive, and not even fair. Because, by the nature of patents, there's always been tons of prior art.
21 hrs ago | The Volokh Conspiracy
We all get frustrated. After an examiner rejected his client's application for a telescoping tripod sprinkler, patent attorney Andrew Schroeder could no longer resist and filed the following remarks: REMARKS: Are you drunk? No, seriously...are you drinking scotch and whiskey with a side of crack cocaine while you "examine" patent applications? Do ... (more)
DALLAS Dr Pepper, one of the giant names in soft drink history, appears to have its eyes set on the little guy.
Based on documents submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Jaguar may name the all-wheel-drive compact crossover it has in the works the XQ, and call a new compact sedan the Q-Type, according to news reports.
Thursdays the Patent Office publishes new pending patent applications . Both of today's Spotlight Applications concern aspects of digital rights management .
The Washington Redskins name has attracted fierce debate over the years. Edward Lee and Douglas Masters, attorneys at Loeb & Loeb, discuss the latest attempt to revoke the mark - US trademark law prohibits the registration of a trademark that "[c]onsists of or comprises immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter which may disparagea persons, living ... (more)
A single iPhone may not provide enough light to shoot a dark scene. But a handful of them remotely controlled might just do the trick.
Tech industry watches shouldn't be too surprised to hear that Apple is trying to add Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S4 smartphone to its list of products that have allegedly infringed its patents.
On April 30, 2013, Magistrate Judge Westmore recommended that the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California award Facebook $2.8 million in damages from typosquatters under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act .
Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2013.
DHA Group, Inc. , an award-winning management consulting and contracting firm serving the federal government, announced today that it is a subcontractor on the Department of Commerce U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Information Technology Security Facilitation Support contract awarded to prime contractor Missing Link Security, a certified, ... (more)
Tuesdays the USPTO issues new patents . Both of today's Spotlight Patents concern aspects of digital rights management .
WASHINGTON, DC, May 14, 2013 In a unanimous ruling Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an Indiana farmer had infringed on Monsanto's patent rights by planting genetically modified soybeans he purchased from a grain elevator instead of the company or its authorized dealers.
Though it was paraded around as the biggest change to patent law in half a century, the America Invents Act of 2011 failed to address many of the patent system's largest problems.
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