Posts Tagged: smartphone


Battling Trade Secret Theft in Taiwan

Last week, police detained three employees of Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC, raided their homes and offices and seized their computers and cellphones to search for evidence, as HTC …
By Chris Neumeyer
7 years ago 0

Qualcomm: Diversified Innovation and Aggressive Patenting Leads to Success

Innovation has not been occurring at Qualcomm simply for the sake of innovation. Since 2010, Qualcomm’s quarterly sales have increased each year by 31 percent. On the Standard & …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

UC Patent App Discloses Cell Phone to Brain Interface

patent application needed separate treatment because the patent application explains that the innovation could be used to "detect abnormalities and transfer the information through cell-phone network..." If …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent on Gaze Detection Capabilities

This week, we’re featuring a number of interesting new patents and published applications from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that have been assigned to Apple. …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Do Patents Promote Innovation? The Market is the Final Arbiter

In my opinion the best way to judge the success or failure of the patent system is by looking broadly at the type of competition it enables …
By Marc Ehrlich
7 years ago 0

Apple Awarded Processing Simulcast Data Patent

Yet again, it was another busy week for Apple Inc. at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, as the California-based electronics developer received 48 patents and another 20 published …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Bringing Digital Government to the Patent Office

In order to file an application or view outgoing correspondence online, the practitioner must authenticate using a private certificate and password. The process relies on an antiquated …
By Tom Brow
7 years ago 7

ITC to Review Google’s Claims of Patent Infringement by Apple

After examining the record of the investigation the Commission decided to review the ALJ's determination with respect to the claim construction of the phrase "touch sensitive input …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Apple Awarded Motion Detection Sensing Systems Patent

Apple received 37 patents in the third week of February from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. These awarded patents include three design patents and a few motion …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent on Ad-Hoc Cash Dispensing Network

Some very intriguing upgrades to digital media collaboration systems and cash transaction networks are among the many pieces of intellectual property that Apple is hoping the USPTO …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 1

Apple Patents on Audio Production & On-Hold Call Management

This week, the USPTO released a whopping 47 patents, about twice as many as Apple had received in the previous few weeks. These intellectual property patents include a …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent on Selling Subscriptions to Magazines

Last week’s published patent applications include a more space-effective design for mobile devices as well as an innovation that may possibly be revolutionary for the entire …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Apple Patents Image Preprocessing for Mobile Devices

This Tuesday, Apple Inc. was once again the recipient of a number of issued patents, as 26 intellectual property patents were awarded to the company. As we’ll …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 1

27 Patents Awarded to Apple, Includes New Laptop Design

Tuesday’s list of issued patents published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office includes 27 patents assigned to Cupertino, California device manufacturer Apple Inc. Each week, Apple …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

37 More Patents for Apple, Jobs Listed as Inventor

The USPTO issued 37 different patents to Apple Inc. on Tuesday, January 8, to protect different devices and computer systems developed by the electronics manufacturer. Some of these protect …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0