Posts Tagged: Microsoft


Software and business methods over half of Google, Microsoft US patents

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 …
8 months ago 9

Internet Technologies a Continuing Focus for Microsoft

Today we focus on recently published patent applications with an emphasis on technologies and innovations relating to the Internet, social media and cloud computing. Microsoft’s recently …
9 months ago 0

Xbox 360, the Kinect and the Future of Microsoft Gaming

Microsoft’s Xbox, and the generations of consoles which followed, may not have conquered the market for the software giant based in Redmond, WA, but they have …
10 months ago 13

Silicon Valley’s Anti-Patent Propaganda: Success at What Cost?

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 …
11 months ago 23

Microsoft Patents Business Data Services, Anti-Phishing Scanners and Tailored Web Services

Microsoft has one of the most powerful patent portfolios in the world and the past few weeks have not shown any signs of slow activity here. One …
11 months ago 2

Dark Days Ahead: The Patent Pendulum

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 …
11 months ago 20

Improving Innovation Climate Critical to US Economic Future

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 …
11 months ago 1

Microsoft Seeks Patent on Avatar Based Shared Media Experience

The featured patent application discusses a social networking method which tries to enhance the shared viewing of video content among a group of people in geographically diverse …
1 year ago 0

Microsoft Mood Ring? Seeks Patent on Mood Activated Device

We start today with a long look at the featured patent application, which describes a hardware device capable of determining a person’s mood from various sensors …
1 year ago 0

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals, Licenses & Settlements

Pitney Bowes and IBM to Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud Location Services ***** Patent Lawsuits Filed Over 3D Cinema Projection Technology ***** Microsoft and Dell Sign Patent Licensing Agreement ***** Tessera …
1 year ago 0

Spherix Acquires 100 Rockstar Patents

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: 2498) …
2 years ago 0

The Year of the Cloud: Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream

Even as more of us are becoming acquainted with the idea of the cloud, many of us are still woefully ignorant of what the term actually means. …
2 years ago 5