Posts Tagged: non-patent literature


Does Crowdsourcing Produce Better Patent Search Results?

Today there is a different solution for those who need to find that particularly illusive non-patent literature that typically makes up the best, most damaging prior art.  …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 7

In Search of Cloud Computing Patents

So what is going on with these research Studies that seek only U.S. patents? It would seem that based on the specific details of some of …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0

Article One Partners Searching for Prior Art for STEC IP Patents

On May 22, 2012, STEC IP brought separate patent infringement lawsuits against Apple, Amazon and Oracle. Little information about STEC IP seems available. In the complaints filed they explain …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Prior Art Hunting: Signal Processing, Lithium Batteries and more

Article One Partners has just reached the $3 million milestone, having given out over $3 million to its cadre of researchers. Currently the total sum awarded by Article One …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0

Prior Art Hunt for Obtaining an Advantage in a Computer Game

Article One Partners always has interesting patent studies going on at any particular time, but one of their studies recently caught my eye in particular. There is …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 0

Sony Announces Partnership with Article One to Fight NPEs

Article One Partners, or AOP for short, is the world’s largest patent research community. Yesterday the company announced a partnership with Sony Corporation. AOP is supporting …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

Confessions of the Borat Applying Patent Examiner

Yes, it was I. The former Borat applying patent examiner turned law student. See Prior Borat: Non-traditional Prior Art Rejections! If nothing other than offering comic relief, …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 27

Revolutionizing Prior Art Research: How Crowdsourcing Could Save the Angry Birds

The question may arise – what if the result of crowdsourcing is less than the proverbial "smoking gun," can it place the App Developers at a disadvantage in …
By Cheryl Milone
9 years ago 6