Posts Tagged: crowdsourcing


How the U.S. Can Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators

An unfounded belief persists that entrepreneurs are the primary innovators. However, in a study of the top 30 innovations of the last 30 years up through 2009, as judged by …
By Derek Handova
11 months ago 2

‘Uber-izing’ the IP Function

Welcome to the brave new corporate IP function of tomorrow, one that’s been “Uber-ized” to tap into powerful on-demand networks of patent, technical, and market expertise …
By David Kline
12 months ago 2

Senator Coons introduces Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015

Earlier today U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced legislation to encourage and increase the use of crowdsourcing and citizen science within the federal government. The purpose …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

USPTO to Hold Crowdsourcing Roundtable on December 2, 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will be conducting a roundtable on December 2, 2014 to solicit public opinions concerning the USPTO’s use of crowdsourcing to …
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

How to Know When You’re Ready to File a Nonprovisional Patent Application

Holding a provisional patent application pending, but failing to file a nonprovisional patent application by the one year deadline, means you lose the right to that filing …
By Mark Nowotarski
3 years ago 6

Congressional Testimony: Lee on USPTO Patent Operations

Lee will tell Congress that the USPTO is on pace during FY 2014 to receive nearly 600,000 patent applications, which represents an increase of more than 5% as compared to …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 17

PTO Seeks Comments on Crowdsourcing Prior Art

Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced that they will be holding a roundtable event on April 10, 2014, to discuss President Obama's desire to find …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 7

The Enforcement of Bad Patents is the Problem

Right now the best business to be in at the moment is the patent enforcement business, at least if you are concerning yourself with low-risk monetization with …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 18

Does Crowdsourcing Produce Better Patent Search Results?

Today there is a different solution for those who need to find that particularly illusive non-patent literature that typically makes up the best, most damaging prior art.  …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 7

Article One Partners Reaches $3 Million Paid to Patent Research Community

AOP, the world’s largest patent research community, has passed another significant milestone. This time the company has passed the $3 million threshold in financial rewards paid to …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

Prior Art Hunting: Signal Processing, Lithium Batteries and more

Article One Partners has just reached the $3 million milestone, having given out over $3 million to its cadre of researchers. Currently the total sum awarded by Article One …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

Sony Announces Partnership with Article One to Fight NPEs

Article One Partners, or AOP for short, is the world’s largest patent research community. Yesterday the company announced a partnership with Sony Corporation. AOP is supporting …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Mobile App Developers Gain Ally to Fight Patent Infringement

As a result of this announcement today, AOP will help Appsterdam accomplish the organizations mandate of supporting ongoing innovation and business success in the mobile app development …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3

Revolutionizing Prior Art Research: How Crowdsourcing Could Save the Angry Birds

The question may arise – what if the result of crowdsourcing is less than the proverbial "smoking gun," can it place the App Developers at a disadvantage in …
By Cheryl Milone
7 years ago 6

Crowdsourcing Solutions: Embracing Open Source Innovation

The search for innovative ideas has never been easy, but the advent of crowdsourcing technologies and powerful players willing to embrace new methodologies seems to be paying …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1