Posts Tagged: gaming


Gamestatix Develops a Blockchain Platform to Correct Inequalities in Booming Gaming Market

Gamestatix intends to release an ERC-20 token that can be deployed on an Ethereum blockchain. Launched in 2014, this technology makes it possible for Gamestatix to pay in …
By Benjamin Joe
2 years ago 0

The Use of Blockchain in the eSports Industry

As an industry, gaming and eSports can typically adopt new technologies far quicker than say financial or logistics industries – so aspects of blockchain technology can be expected …
By Alexey Burdyko
2 years ago 0

Universal Entertainment Accuses Founder of Directing Patent Infringement Through American Subsidiary for Personal Gain

Japanese gaming firm Universal Entertainment Corporation (TYO:6425) filed a complaint alleging patent infringement and other claims against Las Vegas, NV-based entity Aruze Gaming America as well as …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

The rise of eSports creates a complicated relationship with IP

Recently, eSports have exploded in popularity to the point that college conferences, such as the Big 10, are now fielding eSports teams. Patented technologies and partnerships in the …

Linksys WRT32x router unveiled at CES, features Killer Mode for gaming with no lag

On January 4, 2017 Linksys announced it had teamed up with Rivet Networks and effectively brought the Killer Mode technology directly into a router that is needed to prioritize …
By Benjamin Joe
3 years ago 0

Best of CES 2017 includes parental control software, gaming mice and ceiling tiles for wireless charging

One product in each category receives a Best of Innovation award as the most innovative product in its category. Today, we’ll take a stroll through some …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

Hasbro faces copyright infringement claim over My Little Pony gaming app

Unfortunately for Hasbro, not all of its activities in the mobile gaming business have been completely original, leaving the game developer open to legal challenges. In late …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Virtual reality tech floods the 2016 CES from video gaming to vehicle tech

This year’s edition of the consumer trade show featured many companies which had placed a firm focus on the development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Microsoft invents cloud-based driver warning systems, hover-based gaming controls

Microsoft is often found soaring high atop the intellectual property world in terms of the patents it’s issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

The Abandonware Conundrum: Can you modify games if publisher shuts down the server?

The EFF wants an exemption for people who want to modify their purchased games in order to bypass access controls when a publisher shuts down the server. …
By Beth Hutchens
5 years ago 18

Microsoft innovates in tactile touchscreens, augmented realities and video games

Microsoft pays a premium for R&D but its investment has paid off as the company currently holds one of the world’s strongest patent portfolios. Just …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Consumer Electronics Show Presents Innovations of the Future

Although Ford, General Motors, Mercedes and others brought innovations to share with the crowds at CES, Audi seemed to be a big winner of popular appeal, to …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

Sony Gaming Patents: Playstation, Virtual Gaming and More

Last Friday we took a look at some Microsoft Xbox patents. This week’s holiday version of IPWatchdog’s Companies We Follow series continues by taking a …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

AT&T Seeks Patent to Prevent Crime on Gaming Networks

Our featured patent application today describes a system of preventing illegal and criminal activities on gaming networks by preventing predatory users from being able to come into …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Intel Patents: Computers, Cameras, Security and Medical Devices

As you might expect, a number of recently issued patents to Intel pertain to a series of novel computer improvements, which include but are not limited to (1) …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 1