Posts Tagged: hewlett packard


Apple’s Multiple Petitions Against Nartron Patent Underscore PTAB’s Serial IPR Problem

Last week, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued 18 institution decisions based on petitions for inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, instituting 10 and denying eight. One of …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Other Barks & Bites: IP News to Watch, February 1, 2019

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Huawei is in hot water with both the U.S. and UK governments, while Qualcomm has just completed a new patent …

Motivation to Combine Unnecessary Under Section 103 if Secondary Reference Does Not Supply Element or Teaching

On January 10, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion affirming a decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) invalidating several claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,597,812 (…
By Gene Quinn
8 months ago 10

Patent Assertion Entities Invest Twice as Much in R&D as Major U.S. Tech Firms

Rather than frustrate innovation, Maurer and Haber found that patent assertion entities have research and development expenditures which, on average, are twice that of U.S. high …
By Steve Brachmann
11 months ago 2

Is the USPTO’s IPR Process Constitutional?

I represent MCM Portfolio LLC, which is seeking Supreme Court review of a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholding …
By Thomas Goldstein
3 years ago 51

Carly Fiorina says Innovation Act only benefits large corporations, not innovators

Carly Fiorina: '[W]atch carefully who is supporting that [the Innovation Act]. It’s not the small it’s the big. It’s the big companies …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Hewlett-Packard invents: From innovative inks to stem cell research

A number of patent applications recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show an HP focus on ink products, including one electronic ink for …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

HP Patents: Social Network Sharing and Forensics Technologies

Hewlett-Packard has one of the stronger patent portfolios among U.S. technology developers, and the past few weeks have seen many interesting additions to that portfolio. One …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

HP Invents Electronic – Maps, Coupons, Printers and Warranties

The featured patent application focuses on mapping technology, an area of innovation that we’ve seen from many of the electronic device and software manufacturers we cover. …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

HP Seeks Patent on Lip Reading Speech Recognition

Our feature patent application today almost sounds impossible, or at least exceptionally futuristic. The application discloses a novel way of using image processing to aid in speech …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 13

Are Some Patent Holders More Equal Than Others?

What’s troubling is that Hewlett Packard itself, the original startup headquartered in a garage, was one of the earliest and most-respected leaders of the 20th Century …
By Bernard J. Cassidy
8 years ago 9

Patent Litigation Investors Follow the Money to the ITC

The avalanche of patent assertion entities (PAE) cases, in the ITC and District Court, exists because the PTO issues hundreds, if not thousands of patents that can …
By Paul Roeder
8 years ago 19

Follow the Money – Will the ITC Lose its Patent Jurisdiction?

Such is the case with the newest lobby in Washington, the self-described “ITC Working Group.” You won’t learn anything about this organization by searching Google — odd, …
By Bernard J. Cassidy
8 years ago 19

Start-Up Reality: No Patent = No Funding, No Business, No Jobs

The log jam in patents issuances is not the only impediment to start-up job creation. Although it is certainly a big one. Tax and regulatory burdens on …
By Henry R. Nothhaft
9 years ago 10