Press Releases

HeliosComplete 2.0 Revolutionizes IP Operationsfor Law Firm and Corporate IP Teams

Tampa, August 13, 2020. Helios IP, the innovative SaaS solution for intellectual property management, today announced the release of its HeliosComplete 2.0 platform. As the industry’s first true SaaS solution for IP operations, HeliosComplete provides a world-class IP management platform that includes filing, docketing, maintenance, and reporting services, licensed as a monthly subscription. In announcing the release, Ralph Schroeder, Helios…

The Pandemic Technology Resource Center – Sharing Innovative Ideas to Fight COVID-19

In the fight against the coronavirus, individuals, families, medical facilities, businesses and other institutions have been forced to adapt to reduce or eliminate opportunities for coronavirus transmission.  As a result, thousands of practical ideas and technologies have been created by thousands of American innovators.  Now, through the efforts of the non-profit PandemicIP.org, these innovators have a forum to share their ideas…

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Represents Health Discovery Corporation in Patent Infringement Suit Against Intel Corporation

Vienna, VA (July 29, 2020) – Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, a leading corporate and intellectual property law firm with offices across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and China, announced filing an infringement lawsuit on behalf of Health Discovery Corporation (HDC), an intellectual property development company against Intel Corporation (“Intel”) (NASDAQ: INTC). This high-profile infringement lawsuit pertains to HDC’s…

New Study Ranks Harrity & Harrity #1 in Quality Among Top U.S. Patent Firms

Fairfax, Va. — July 15, 2020 — For Immediate Release — In a recently released evaluation of U.S. patent law firms, Harrity & Harrity, LLP, headquartered in Fairfax, Va., emerged as a quality leader in the patent field, according to a study by Patent Bots, a patent proofreading service. “Quality is how we set ourselves apart from any other firm…

Intellectual Ventures Names Arvin Patel to its Invention Investment Fund as Chief Operating Officer

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Intellectual Ventures (IV) announced Arvin Patel as the company’s Chief Operating Officer for its Invention Investment Fund (IIF). Patel will lead commercialization strategy and execution, business development, and partnerships across the fund’s vast patent portfolio. Patel is expected to start in September, reporting to IIF Executive Vice President, Mathen Ganesan. “Arvin is a seasoned and respected…

USPTO extends certain CARES Act relief for small and micro entities

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed significant hardships on many of our stakeholders. As a result, the USPTO has waived certain fees under existing authority through the March 16 notice, and has extended certain patent and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) deadlines three times under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security…

Sagacious IP and Search-Center Collaborate to Offer Top-Notch IP Consulting Services, Reveal Benefits for Customers

Seattle, Washington, June 19, 2020: Sagacious IP, an award-winning IP research solutions provider and Search-Center, a US based patent searching company, have joined hands to deliver a suite of state-of-the-art IP services to the market. Notably, this collaboration is the successful culmination of a working relationship between the two companies that began in 2019 with an aim to deliver the…

Techson Launches Limestone|Report – The Patent Industry’s First Frictionless, Search-Type Specific, Pre-Search Reports

Limestone/Report, leveraging the foundation of Limestone’s AI-powered engines, sets a new standard across the industry by delivering objective-driven Prior Art, Patentability, Landscape and Classification reports right to your Inbox. There’s nothing to learn, and Basic Reports are always free and shareable.  AUSTIN, TEXAS JUNE 25, 2020 – Techson, drafting off the recent release of its Limestone version 2.0 AI-powered platform,…

AVID PR Becomes the First IP Public Relations Firm

Maximizing credibility and value of in-house IP teams at corporations, IP law firms and defensive patent management organizations.  Chantilly, VA (June 24, 2020) – AVID Public Relations (AVID PR) is announcing a transition, becoming the premier, intellectual property (IP) public relations firm. Leveraging more than two decades of IP communications experience, AVID PR is uniquely capable of gaining awareness of,…

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Joins the Open Invention Network Community

Durham, NC (June 23, 2020) – Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, announced today that Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) has joined as a community member. SMFG is one of the largest financial institutions headquartered in Japan, with an established presence across all consumer and corporate banking businesses. Focused on digital innovation through fintech…

Mintz Selected by National Institutes of Health to Provide Patent-Legal Services

Firm Awarded 10-Year Contracts for Biotechnology and Mechanical Engineering Innovations BOSTON – Mintz is pleased to share that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the firm contracts to provide patent-legal services for two of its technology areas, Biotechnology and Mechanical Engineering. Mintz is among a short list of firms to be awarded 10-year contracts with the NIH after…

Polsinelli and UnitedLex launch unique partnership offering state-of-the-art IP management

(June 4, 2020) Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli and leading technology and legal services company UnitedLex today announced a unique partnership to help businesses gain competitive advantage through state-of-the-art investment and management of intellectual property assets. With the current economic climate, many companies are seeking new revenue opportunities. Monetization and management of intangible intellectual assets create new value for companies—often…

USPTO launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide stakeholders and other interested parties with improved access to USPTO initiatives, programs, and other helpful intellectual property (IP)-related information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. “As it always does, our nation’s innovation community will play a crucial role in devising creative solutions to the ongoing pandemic,” said Andrei…

USPTO grants further relief for certain patent-related fees and deadlines

In accordance with the temporary authority provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today further extended the time to file certain patent-related documents and to pay certain required fees. The USPTO has already extended various deadlines twice, with the latest extension expiring at the end of this month.…

HBS Adds Intellectual Property Attorneys Daniel C. Miller And Rodney R. Miller As Partners

ATLANTA – May 21, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is excited to announce that highly experienced intellectual property attorneys Daniel C. Miller and Rodney Miller have joined the firm as Partners. Dan and Rodney join a growing intellectual property team that is led by Partner Karl Braun in our Nashville office and Partner Justin Kerenyi in our Atlanta office.…