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Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 Modifies U.S. Design Patent Law

While much attention has been given to the recent, significant changes in U.S. patent law arising from the America Invents Act (“AIA”), lesser attention has been …
By Ryan Cagle
3 years ago 1

Will President Obama Come to Apple’s Rescue?

If the President disapproves of the ruling for policy reasons he has the authority to nullify the determination. The statute specifically explains that upon disapproval of the …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 8

How to Protect the Copyright of My Web Content

Copyright is important in all forms of media because it provides legal ownership over the work someone produces. This allows the author, artist, etc. control over how …
By Oleksiy Synelnychenko
3 years ago 1

Obama on Patent Trolls – Much Ado About Nothing

There is no doubt that the Obama position will be loved by Google and other Silicon Valley technology giants that despise the patent system. Given the revolving …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 12

White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

Today the White House announced major steps to improve incentives for future innovation in high tech patents, a key driver of economic growth and good paying American …
By White House
3 years ago 21

GE Patents New Tower Design for Wind Turbines

The company’s robust research and development is often the subject of patents and patent applications published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. This week, we …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Kiwi Chameleon? New Zealand Proposes Patent Changes

The New Zealand Government recently announced a proposed change to patent law involving the patentability of computer programs. The Government is calling it a clarification of the …
By Matt Adams
3 years ago 2

Supreme Court Will Examine Patent Licensee’s Burden of Proof for Declaratory Judgment of Noninfringement

The Supreme Court on May 20, 2013, agreed to review a Federal Circuit decision that a patent licensee bears the burden of proof in its action for a declaratory …
By AIPLA
3 years ago 0

The Finale: Steve Kunin Interview Part 3

"You’re going to get a claim construction early from the PTAB. In fact, one of the interesting results with the respect to a review of the …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 6

Google Seeks Patent on Music Libraries and Rating Playlists

As the developer of the Android mobile device software, Google is heavily involved with mobile device and digital media systems development. Two recent patent applications filed by …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Cisco Seeks a Patent For Advertisement Campaign System

This week in IPWatchdog’s Companies We Follow series, we take a closer look at the Internet networking hardware developer’s recent innovations. Video conferencing has been …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

RIM Tries to Patent Flexible Display for Handheld Devices

Research In Motion’s development of better mobile devices is on display in a number of intriguing documents. One application released recently outlines RIM’s development of …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Exclusive Interview with Steve Kunin, Part 2

On May 6, 2013, I sat down with Steve Kunin and we discussed a wide range of patent issues. In Part 1 of the interview we discussed the new post …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

Integrating the Federal R&D System into the Economy

We have made significant strides over the past 30 years through laws like the Bayh-Dole Act, the Federal Technology Transfer Act, and supporting Executive Orders leading to the …
By Joseph Allen
3 years ago 1

IPXI to Launch First Offering on Exchange

Today, IPXI is announcing a signature event to begin marketing the first Unit License Right™ (ULR™) contract offering to be listed on the Exchange. This first offering …
By Ian McClure
3 years ago 1