Posts Tagged: innovation


A Pandemic Can’t Stop Bayh-Dole—But Politicians Might

What would you say about a technology commercialization system that kept on performing even through the worst pandemic in over a century? How about if it improved …
By Joseph Allen
16 days ago 1

The U.S. Patent System and Quantum Cryptography: An Awkward Relationship

Quantum computing continues to gain traction as an emerging technology, with potentially far-reaching and dangerous applications in the United States and worldwide. However, there are some applications …
By Theodore Rand
18 days ago 10

Report: ANDA Litigation is Declining

Last week, Patexia released its second annual ANDA Litigation Intelligence Report in which we covered the rankings, statistics and comprehensive analysis of abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) …
By Pedram Sameni
19 days ago 0

In First Half of 2021, 63% of U.S. Patents, 48.9% at EPO and 40.1% in China Were Software-Related

As an update to my posts from 2017, 2019, 2020, and March 2021, it has now been 86 months since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2014 Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank decision. …
By Raymond Millien & Yi Chen
21 days ago 9

Experimental Data: A Key Element of Brazilian Medical Use Claims

There is no doubt that it is a challenge to design a patent protection strategy for a new medical use (for example, a new disease to be …

In Partial Reversal of District Court, CAFC Explains that ‘Hair-Splitting’ is Key to Literal Infringement Analysis

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), with Judge Stoll writing, earlier today reversed a denial of judgment as a matter of law (…
By Eileen McDermott
23 days ago 1

The Innovation Ecosystem Behind COVID Vaccines is Now Targeting HIV/AIDS

June marked the 40th anniversary of the first reported AIDS case. On the anniversary, UNAIDS released a strategy to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, a goal that seemed …
By Kelly Anderson
24 days ago 0

Drafting AI Patents: Challenges and Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the latest buzzword across all sectors. Every tech and non-tech company is vigorously filing, strategizing or planning to enter the AI patent domain. …
By Aastha Uppal
26 days ago 3

Patent Filings Roundup: PTAB Denies Lash Company PGR over ITC Investigation Given Fintiv; DuoLingo Files Declaratory Judgment Against Prolific Filer

Weekly patent filings have settled into a roughly 60-complaint, 30-petition trend this year, and this week was no different; the district courts saw a handful of new …
By Jonathan Stroud
28 days ago 0

Note to Congress: Resist Big Tech Pleas to Weaken Strong Patents in Light of Recent Losses

In recent days, both Google and Apple have lost big patent cases. On August 13, Apple lost a $300 million jury verdict to PanOptis. Also on August 13, Google was …
By Gene Quinn
29 days ago 11

GrubHub, DoorDash Services Take Off During Pandemic: A Look at the Patents on Food Delivery Inventions

One of the sectors of the U.S. economy that has seemingly thrived through the COVID-19 pandemic—indeed, because of the pandemic—has been food delivery services. …
By Steve Brachmann
1 month ago 5

Biden Executive Order’s Approach to SEPs Sells Out American Small Businesses and Innovators

President Joe Biden’s recent executive order was billed as “promoting competition in the American economy,” but is a prime example of why one should always read …
By Arvin Patel
1 month ago 12

Parliamentary Committee Report Outlines Policy Changes to Improve Indian IP Regime

Despite India’s progress in many areas, from science to literature to technology, protection for intellectual property rights (IPR) is a topic that has come under scrutiny. …

HEVC Royalty Stacking and Uncertainty Threaten VVC Adoption

he Versatile Video Coding standard (VVC), finalized in 2020, is now entering a fragmented, multi-codec market. However, VVC’s adoption is uncertain in the face of competitive video …
By Craig Thompson
1 month ago 0

Biden Nominates First Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator

President Joe Biden this week nominated Christopher Wilson to be Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0