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Software and method patents may appear to have fallen out of favor because of recent court decisions and legislation However recent trends indicate that they comprise surprisingly high portions of four US companies recent grants Of the US patents…

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Early on in his career with Apple Steve Jobs conceived the idea of a personal computing device that a person could keep with them and use to connect wirelessly to other computer services Almost years later Apple and Jobs…

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To a large extent Apple Microsoft and many other Silicon Valley innovators went along with the anti-patent rhetoric perfected by the Google machine The Silicon Valley elite who have been bemoaning the patent system and patent trolls succeeded beyond…

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Mobile device innovations are still a great area of focus for Apple and we found a trio of patent applications which could improve functionality in a number of areas for the iPhone or other mobile devices Methods of receiving…

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All of this can really be traced all the way back to the flash of creative genius test by the Supreme Court which Congress specifically outlawed in the Patent Act It is no doubt making a resurgence under slightly…

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We have thoroughly destroyed the manufacturing capabilities of the United States and in the process decimated middle class America The Supreme Court is forcing an anti-patent agenda on the courts which makes it increasingly difficult climate for those in…

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As always we start with a close look at one featured patent application and we were intrigued by one technology designed to encourage group completion of fitness activities This lifestyle companion system can also suggest fitness activities to users…

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The featured patent application describes smarter methods of building playlists for digital content like songs This system can dynamically update playlists based on a user s changing taste or if another user with a compatible device walks into the…

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First look at the merits of the infringement claim They may be stronger than you think and you can thank a ruling for that That year the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit unanimously ruled en…

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This is likely a signal of more patent infringement lawsuits yet to come in the growing patent battle by proxy between Google NASDAQ GOOG Samsung HTC TPE and the companies behind Rockstar which is a group created by Apple…

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Even if one disregards the categorical distinctions between over-ruling the ITC order and foreign compulsory licenses there are differences in the specifics as well For example the Administration s decision rested heavily on the fact that the patent being…

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Today s featured patent application describes a system of collecting movement data from mobile devices so as to better compile real-time traffic data for mobile users This data collection would not interfere with normal use and provides a vast…

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