Why Nokia Could Get A 39% Boost In Patent Licensing Revenue This Year (NOK)
Nokia has finally managed to persuade LG Electronics to sign up for a patent licensing contract. The U.S. Department of Justice has no objection to Nokia’s buyout of Alcatel-Lucent. Alcatel-Lucent has a number of standard-essential patents that could …
Wal-Mart has $76bn in overseas tax havens
All of Wal-Mart’s roughly 3,500 stores in China, Central America, Britain, Brazil, Japan, South Africa and Chile appear to be owned through units in tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands, Curacao and Luxembourg, according to the report from the …
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3DPrint.comAutodesk Patent Reveals Several Advanced Multi-Color FDM 3D Printing Methods
This last week, a very interesting and innovative patent was published by Autodesk, detailing several methods of FDM/FFF 3D printing with multiple colors and multiple nozzles. Although we’ve seen numerous startups tease various methods of printing …
Crain’s Detroit BusinessRuling ups ante on patent cases where there is no case
Crain’s Detroit Business
Filing or defending patent infringement lawsuits when you don’t have a case probably will get much costlier soon, since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and two bills in Congress would make it easier for winners to collect attorney fees. Troy-based Harness …
Arkansas OnlineUsed clothes useful, recycling board told
Everyone on the continent of Africa could get a new outfit if every American donated four pieces of clothing, a co-owner of a Springdale company told the state Marketing Board for Recyclables on Friday. “It’s time to move past bottles, cans and only …
Lumb’s piece starts out poorly:
Tech media’s patent coverage typically centers on two rather unseemly arenas: patent trolls, who profit from frivolous copyright lawsuits against larger companies, and tech titans slugging it out in court over minor device similarities.
The four ways Lee plans to bring the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office into the 21st century:
* Expand Beyond Washington
For the first time in its 200-year history, the USPTO is expanding beyond Washington, D.C. to staff four satellite offices as regional resource centers.
* Reach Young inventors
To educate the next generation about the importance of intellectual property, the patent office sponsors a summer program for elementary school kids, during which they build simple devices and write patents for them.
* Improve Outdated Tech
Modernizing the USPTO’s internal data systems is a priority, starting with establishing an integrated system to track patent progress from the minute an application is submitted. Revamping the internal system will also allow the USPTO to track distinct parts of a patent: Currently, the USPTO simply scans in patent forms and uploads them as PDFs. Updating the network will allow staff to search for patent data from within forms.
Hmmm, that was only three…
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The End of the SiteMeter Era
Believe it or not, the right wing former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is now a tech reviewer for Mashable. His first assignment was the Apple WatchContinue Reading ...
Fast CompanyNew USPTO Expedited Patent Appeal Pilot Program
The National Law Review
On June 15, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued Notice in the Federal Register announcing a new pilot program, the Expedited Patent Appeal Pilot. Under the program an appellant may have an ex parte appeal to the …
How Former Googler Michelle Lee Plans To Supercharge The U.S. Patent OfficeFast Company
Patent office chief pushes STEM for girlsNorth Country Public Radio
Merz North America, Inc. files patent infringement suit over vocal treatment …
Triangle Business Journal
Raleigh’s Merz North America, Inc. has filed suit against Cytophil Inc., alleging the firm has violated several patents Merz holds on two products it offers for treating vocal paralysis. Cytophil was founded in East Troy, Wisconsin, in 2005 as a …
Corporate Counsel (registration)PTAB Allows Challenge to Investor’s Patent Strategy
Corporate Counsel (registration)
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has granted pharmaceutical company Celgene Corp. permission to file a motion for sanctions for abuse of process against an organization created by hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, a move that, if successful, could …
Federal Circuit Overturns Patent Trial And Appeal Board Decision On Claim …Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
An Overview, A Summary And An Update To The Latest Patent ReformJD Supra (press release)
Shouldering the burden: who has the pre- and post-institution burden to …Lexology (registration)
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The AustralianNew shark warning system: University of WA researcher races to patent technologyThe AustralianUniversity of WA School of Physics researcher Shane Chambers is in a race to patent an underwater acoustic device, which will be the size of an …Continue Reading ...
Herald SunNew shark warning system: University of WA researcher races to patent technologyHerald SunUniversity of WA School of Physics researcher Shane Chambers is in a race to patent an underwater acoustic device, which will be the size of an iPad, ba…Continue Reading ...
A lawsuit has been filed against Apple in Chicago by a former Apple Store manager by the name of James Bruno. The case falls under the "Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities – Employment Jurisdiction." The case involves a number of charges including unlawful sexual discrimination and retaliatory discharge. The latter charge involves the Plaintiff’s account …Continue Reading ...
Earlier this month, the U.S. Patent Office published one of Google’s latest patent applications that related to a new wearable camera system …Continue Reading ...
Last week we posted a report titled "Is the Investigation into Apple Music now Turning to Taylor Swift?" In that report we rehashed the news that New York’s Antitrust Bureau Chief Eric Stock was investigating the Universal Music Group (UMG) over their dealings with Apple ….Continue Reading ...
PR WebWorld Patent Marketing Wants You To Protect Yourself From Dangerous …
GlobeNewswire (press release)
“This is a clothing patent that will surely become a part of the basic gardening and automotive work uniform,” says Cattya Bella, Director of Product Development for World Patent Marketing. “Protective Sleeve is one of those ideas that will take the …
World Patent Marketing is Now into Home Remodeling Thanks to Its New Interior …Benzinga
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CBS NewsCharleston shooting: World shocked by racism, gun violence in US
A similar effect has been seen elsewhere. “The USA is completely out of step with the rest of the world. We’ve tightened our gun laws and have seen a reduction,” said Claire Taylor, the director of media and public relations at Gun Free South Africa.
World Reacts to Racial Tensions, Gun Violence in USVoice of America