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The Ramifications of Alice: A Conversation with Mark Lemley

LEMLEY: "I think Alice is a real sea change on the patentable subject matter issue. I’ve heard a lot of folks talk about how Alice doesn’…
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 26

Patented Technology for a Hydrogen Economy

In this follow-up piece, we focus on recently patented technologies that deal with all aspects of hydrogen generation and the use of hydrogen fuels. We begin our …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Using Competitive Intelligence to Enable IP Monetization

In the last 35 years, there has been a shift from a labor economy to a knowledge economy. Consequently, intangible assets (and thus, IP rights) have emerged as …
By Raymond Millien
3 years ago 0

Spotlight on Panasonic U.S. Patents: From Semiconductors to Complex Computer-Implemented Systems

The foundation of Panasonic’s electronics development has allowed the corporation and its subsidiaries to explore a great many applications for their electronics, some of them designed …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Patent Drafting: Broadening Statements vs. Boilerplate Language

Patent prosecutors have responded to the Disclosure Revolution in much the same way that clergy and medical doctors responded to the Black Death. Medieval doctors offered incantations …
By Joseph Root
3 years ago 4

A Passionate Fight Against Breast Cancer

She thought about a new approach to get these patents off the shelf: launching an international competition for teams to develop business plans for a start-up company …
By Joseph Allen
3 years ago 0

Patents are Just the Start

Capitol Hill is frequently the setting for both grandstanding and pandering, and given the prevailing political and public sentiment it is also frequently a place where businesses …

Patent Drafting: Appropriately Disclosing Your Invention

It is also vitally critical for inventors to understand that the strength and breadth of your disclosure will be determined not only by the general descriptions, but …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 3

Erosion of Patent Rights Will Harm US Economy

Without any legitimate statutory precedent or authority the Supreme Court is wrecking the U.S. economy just as sure as snow is white and water is wet. …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 28

USPTO to Host AIA Roadshow in Seven Cities Nationwide

The USPTO specifically wants to broaden public knowledge of the FITF provisions and assist understanding of the provision’s administrative processes to aid inventors and their representatives …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 1

Creating Software Obviously Isn’t Easy – Part 3 with Bob Zeidman

"[F]or a living I reverse engineer code and testify in court. Yet I could not reverse engineer this code. Every time I touched it to make …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 11

Patent Drafting: Include Alternatives and Variations to Claim Limitations

Recent Federal Circuit reasoning should make a patent drafter decidedly averse to single-embodiment patent applications, with good reason. Unfortunately, real-world constraints, principally centering on budget and time …
By Joseph Root
3 years ago 1

Increase Renewable Energy with Better Hydrogen Storage Tech

Before widespread application of hydrogen in electrical utilities can be addressed, however, a number of shortcomings have yet to be solved. Although hydrogen can be derived from …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

Panasonic Patent Application Review: Portable Devices, Manufacturing Advancements and Behavior Analysis

Today we’ll be focusing strictly on patent applications published recently by the USPTO. We’ve explored many areas of Panasonic’s recent R&D operations, and …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

Software, Silicon Valley and Computer Programmers – Part 2 with Bob Zeidman

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Bob Zeidman, the president and founder of Zeidman Consulting, who is also the president and founder of Software Analysis and …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 23