Patent News for Tuesday 21st November 2017

7 new stories

Nov 21 2017

1. Uber's new patent aims to combat motion sickness in self-driving cars

Uber is working to reduce the effect of car sickness, especially felt in self-driving cars, according to a new patent published earlier this year. The patent introduces Uber's "Sensory Stimulation System," something we could see implemented in autonomous vehicles in the future. The system aims to work by ...

2. LG Chem in legal battle with ATL in US

Korean battery maker LG Chem is in a legal battle with its Chinese rival ATL over technology patents in the US, the Korean company confirmed on ...

3. Doctors Without Borders contests Pfizer's patent on pneumonia vaccine

Pfizer has come under fire for holding exclusive patent rights that bars competition on its pneumonia vaccine worldwide, which is being challenged in ...

4. Voip-Pal.com, Inc. Receives Decisions from the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board on the ...

Additionally, institution has been denied in the three AT&T IPR petitions, IPR2017-01382, IPR2017-01383, and IPR2017-01384, and the two Apple follow-on petitions IPR2017-01398 and IPR2017-01399. These decisions from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will be posted on the Company's website ...

5. Roche Sues Pfizer to Block Biosimilar of Cancer Drug Herceptin

Pfizer's proposed biosimilar, as copycat versions of complex biologic drugs are known, would infringe 40 patents, Roche's Genentech unit said in a complaint filed Friday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware. Roche also wants compensation for lost sales if Pfizer launches its product before patents ...

6. Broadcom eyes big changes for Qualcomm's patent practices

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), Broadcom Ltd (AVGO.O) has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers ...

7. Milliken awarded patents for pipe repair method

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, was recently awarded US Patent No. 9,797,540 B2: Apparatus for Repair of Polyolefin Pipes and Structures, as well as US Patent No. 9,803,791 B2: Method and Apparatus for Repair of Polyolefin Pipes and Structures.

Patent News for Monday 20th November 2017

56 new stories

Nov 20 2017

1. PHI and Germany's federal institute for materials research pursue joint patent application

An international patent application is a preliminary review prior to national applications. Patents are only granted nationally. PHI has obtained a 75 ...

2. Israeli Makes List of World's Most Prolific Inventors

Thomas Edison, George E. Westinghouse – and now Assaf Natanzon, the latest entrant into the list of accomplished inventors who hold the most patents. Edison, inventor of the light bulb and much more, had 1,064 patents, while Natanzon just made the list this month, with 202 patents. However, unlike ...

3. Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) Jumps on Court Decision

Avenues may include monetizing its patent portfolio and related patent infringement litigation against Axon, the sale of Digital Ally as a whole, or the sale of select properties or groups of properties or individual businesses. The result of the strategic review may also include the continued implementation ...

4. How a Native American tribe came to own one of the world's most valuable patents

Allergan, the drugmaker behind Botox, is using an unprecedented tactic to protect its valuable patents – angering lawyers and politicians, and keeping the price of its medicines high. There has long been a debate about patents and traditional knowledge in developing countries. Pharmaceutical ...

5. Microsoft Surface Phone launch date will make you smile, find out here

Microsoft has filed a number of patents this year. The tech giant is expected to feature 3D camera in its upcoming flagship. Notably, Apple iPhone X ...

6. TAR SITO LendCo LLC: SITO Mobile Ltd. Defaults on Loan

Under the terms of such agreements, SITO is required to, among other things, use their best efforts to pursue the monetization of SITO's patent portfolio — which serves as collateral for the secured loan — as well as provide detailed information relating thereto. Such loan documents further provide that ...

7. Ozymes Obtains Us Patent for Its Enzyme Technology

With the intention of producing the best products, Ozymes, the Quebec biotechnology company is thrilled to announce the issuance of its U. S. Patent No. US9752131 B2 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Ozymes thus becomes the very first Canadian company to offer a ...

8. Differentiate or loose! Yole's analysis on LED phosphors and QDs

On the IP front, key patents held by Nichia and Osram have started expiring in 2017 and will continue to do so in 2018. While both companies have ...

9. Digital Ally Announces Significant Development in Litigation Against Axon Enterprise, Inc.

Lenexa, KS, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) today announced that the Federal District Court of Kansas has rejected the request of Axon Enterprise, Inc. (“Axon,” formerly known as TASER International, Inc.) to maintain the stay of the patent lawsuit brought by ...

10. Shenzhen customs authorities go to bat for Huawei & ZTE by blocking export of 260000 patent ...

Xinhua's coverage of the special action zeroes in on Shenzhen, where the local customs administration says, as the result of 73 investigations, it has seized 260,000 export-bound products that infringe patents held by local companies. The report doesn't give any further detail . While it's a fairly large ...

11. BlackBerry calls in deal making elite to help monetise its portfolio in smartphone sector

Last week BlackBerry put out a press release announcing what looks to be a pretty significant shift in its patent monetisation strategy. Instead of doing all the work in-house, the company has agreed a deal that gives an entity called Teletry “the right to sublicense a broad range of BlackBerry patents to a ...

12. Shenzhen customs authorities go to bat for Huawei & ZTE by blocking export of 260000 patent ...

While it's a fairly large number, it could be that many of the seizures stem from design patents, infringement of which would be more straightforward for ...

13. BlackBerry calls in deal making elite to help monetise its portfolio in smartphone sector

Last week BlackBerry put out a press release announcing what looks to be a pretty significant shift in its patent monetisation strategy. Instead of doing ...

14. MediaTek partners with Anaqua

Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek has selected Anaqua to manage its intellectual property activities, including its inventions and patents. MediaTek was founded in 1997 and, up until now, has operated a self developed IP management system. Anaqua explained that MediaTek chose ...

15. Alibaba in ITC spotlight

The ITC voted to institute the investigation following a complaint from Yeti Coolers, which claimed Alibaba had infringed its trademarks, copyrights and patents with the containers. Yeti Coolers also claimed that the importation of these containers violated section 337 by way of false advertising, “the threat ...

16. Federal Circuit Finds TC Heartland Changed Controlling Law, Can Be Applied Retroactively

On Wednesday, November 15th, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down a precedential ruling in In re: Micron Technology, which affirms recent U.S. Supreme Court case law on proper venue in patent infringement cases in a way that further bolsters the prospects of infringing ...

17. When Universities Patent Their Research

A few months ago, a judge ordered Apple to pay the University of Wisconsin $506 million for infringing one of its tech patents. Last year ...

18. Adam Hayes

Adam Hayes is an Associate at Morningside IP. He works with numerous Fortune 500 clients and international patent firms to establish best practices ...

19. Israeli doctoral student makes list of inventors with world's most patents

“I'm proud to be the first Israeli to make the list of prolific inventors. I already have 202 registered patents and 200 pending ones. My next goal is to reach 500 and then 1000 patents,” said Natanzon. “Most of my patents are in the area of data protection and disaster recovery, which is also the subject of my ...

20. Mewburn Ellis Opens Munich office

The office is strategically located near the European Patent Office and will offer the full range of patent, trademark and design services, including ...

21. India: Unmerited Pfizer patent on pneumonia vaccine limits access for children

Pfizer does not deserve the patent it was granted in August on its pneumonia vaccine, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF is set to argue tomorrow in the High Court of Delhi, India that it should be overturned because the patent doesn't meet the standards laid out in India's Patents Act. The ...

22. While Apple's First-Gen HomePod is set to arrive in 2018, Amazon may Advance Echo with added ...

Of course being patents doesn't guarantee that these models will debut in 2018 or ever, but it does go to illustrate a possible trend, one that today's supply chain confirms is likely to be a reality next year from at least Amazon, the company that kick-started the smart speaker category with their Echo ...

23. An intoxicating side project

San Diego — Phil Estrada, chief operations executive at Trademark Plastics Inc., has a separate business creating patented products with multiple companies. Trademark manufactures the plastic packaging for those products. The most recent: The November launch of adult-beverage LiqRpop popsicles ...

24. Haydale files patent application for graphene-based, anti-counterfeiting technology

Haydale Graphene Industries PLC (LON:HAYD) has filed a new patent application in the UK for its PATit anti-counterfeiting technology, which uses ...

25. Zoomaway Travel gets provisional patent for its software project for Travel Game Block Chain

Zoomaway Travel Inc. (CVE:ZMA) said that it has received provisional patent protection in the US for its software project for Travel Game Block Chain Inc, its new Canadian subsidiary. In a statement, the company said it believes this is the world's first combination of digital app-based games, hospitality ...

26. Argument preview: Justices to consider constitutional limits on adjudicatory authority of Patent and ...

It will be patent day at the Supreme Court when the justices return to the bench next Monday for their December sitting. The morning brings a pair of cases considering the “inter partes review” process that Congress added to the patent law in 2011 as part of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. The ...

27. Argument preview: Justices to consider propriety of the Patent and Trademark Office's rules limiting ...

The second case of the Supreme Court's patent day next Monday is SAS Institute v. Matal. That case should be a relief; after considering the weighty ...

28. Haydale files new patent application

StockMarketWire.com - Haydale Graphene Industries has filed a patent application in the UK for its PATit anti-counterfeiting technology utilising ...

29. Bangladeshi firms slow in innovation

Bangladesh's firms and institutions are lagging behind their counterparts in India, Vietnam and Sri Lanka when it comes to invention and protection of intellectual property owing to inadequate research, investment and awareness. The Department of Patents, Designs & Trademarks (DPDT) granted ...

30. Samsung Bioepis bags EU approval for Herceptin biosimilar

As patents of older drugs start to expire, Roche is betting on new medicines. In November, Roche's Hemlibra, a treatment for hemophilia A, got the nod ...

31. Branding and other intangibles account for 30 per cent of product value – UN report

Smartphone firms and technology providers rely heavily on patents, trademarks and industrial designs, generating a high return on their intangible ...

32. Study reveals the financial payback of intangible assets, and Apple's 42% value capture

The study observes that smartphone companies and technology providers rely heavily on IP rights – including patents, trademarks and industrial designs – to generate a high return on their intangible capital. As well as stressing the importance of patents, the report notes that design “is one of the most ...

33. LED Phosphors And Quantum Dots: The Industry Is Rationalising

Key patents held by Nichia and Osram have started expiring in 2017 and will continue to do so in 2018. While both companies have since built on those patents and created broad families of intellectual property (IP), it will become much more difficult for them to prevent competitors from using garnet ...

34. Dallas Startup Pryzm Gets Patent on Digital Lens Technology

Dallas-based Pryzm Labs Inc. has received a patent on lens technology for devices such as cellphones that the company said will enhance creativity in digital media for a variety of uses, including social media. U.S. Patent No 9569683 is for a detachable “optical enhancement assembly for use with an ...

35. Microsoft Plans The Future Of “Mind-Reading Computers”

In the patents, spotted by MSPU, the company talks about human-computer interfaces to read brain singles and use the data to change the state of a computer or application. For instance, it could allow people to use their brains to play a song, change volume, etc., without even touching the device.

36. Akoustis® Announces Four New Awarded Patents Bringing Portfolio to Fifteen Issued Patents Plus ...

Akoustis has been granted four additional patents, bringing the total number of issued patents to fifteen, including three patents under IP exclusivity agreements with two U.S. universities, plus more than twenty patents pending in the U.S. and internationally. Furthermore, from an issue date perspective, ...

37. Patent Likely to Be Issued to Mitochon for Mitochondria-targeted Therapies

The U.S. Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO) sent a notice of allowance — meaning it intends to issue a patent — to Mitochon Pharmaceuticals regarding the clinical development of its investigative drug MP101 for the treatment of several mitochondrial-related diseases, including Huntington's ...

38. PHI and Germany's federal institute for materials research pursue joint patent application

Phase Holographic Imaging (PHI) and Germany's federal institute for materials research (BAM) has agreed to jointly enter the national phase of international patent application “Molecularly Imprinted Polymers” in Europe, USA, China and Japan. An international patent application is a preliminary review ...

39. Strategic Spin-Off

All patents, know-how and other pharmaceutical related assets will be transferred to a new, yet to be named, entity (to be referenced as “PharmaCo” for this announcement). This is already in progress and the spin-off of PharmaCo, including a rights issue of approx. NOKM 9, is planned to be finalized ...

40. This Centrifugal Birthing Device Patent Diagram

41. MSF: India's Decision to Give Pfizer Unmerited Patent on Lifesaving Pneumonia Vaccine Limits ...

NEW YORK/ NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 20, 2017—Pfizer does not deserve the patent it was granted in August on its pneumonia vaccine Prevnar13 ...

42. The Legal Trap Is Shutting on Patent Trolls

Indeed, one wonders if the patent trolls are beginning to regret their argument that changes to the patent system should be left up to the courts ...

43. EU & Japan To Approve Qualcomm's NXP Acquisition: Report

Qualcomm is said to have managed to reach a preliminary agreement with the Commission in October, having reportedly agreed to a partial acquisition of NXP Semiconductors that doesn't encompass the firm's standard-essential patents, in addition to vowing it will not initiate any kind of patent lawsuits ...

44. Uber has an idea to keep you from getting sick when you read in self-driving cars

Ride-hailing company Uber patented an idea to address passenger nausea when reading in the car. It works with self-driving cars — potentially ...

45. USPTO Patent Fees To Go Up January 2018

While Congress is trying to pass a tax reform bill that would cut corporate taxes, USPTO patent fees will increase effective January 16, 2018. The 72% jump in the Inter Partes Review request fee has gotten the most attention, but a number of prosecution fee increases are notable. As stakeholders ...

46. Microsoft Says All Your Brain Are Belong To Us

Microsoft has filed a bunch of patents for devices that tap into your brain functions to allow you to control your computer. Form moving objects on a ...

47. Medical Intellectual Property Market – Rapid Manufacturing in Medical Technology by 2025: Key ...

Past patent security, trademarks are another sort of intellectual property rights used to recognize and advertise pharmaceutical items. Competitive ...

48. Breakthrough OLED technology for displays announced by Solar-Tectic LLC

The ST technology was recently patented (see US patents 9,054,249 B2; US 9,722,130 B2; and US 8,916, 455 B2). Relevant papers have also been published demonstrating the core technology (see "Highly textured silicon (111) crystalline thin-film on buffered soda-lime glass by e-beam" and "Textured ...

49. Fish & Richardson Wins Federal Circuit Mandamus Petition to Vacate Venue Transfer for Cutsforth ...

Cutsforth sued MotivePower for patent infringement in Minnesota in 2012. MotivePower subsequently sought and won IPRs against the Cutsforth patents while the litigation was stayed. Fish appealed both IPR decisions to the Federal Circuit and won rare reversals of the IPR decisions in January 2016 ...

50. US patent review board becomes conservative target

NEW YORK(Reuters) - In August, a dozen inventors gathered around a fire pit outside the headquarters of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in ...

51. Digital Ally (DGLY) Says Federal Court Rejected Request of Axon Enterprise (AAXN) to Maintain ...

Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) today announced that the Federal District Court of Kansas has rejected the request of Axon Enterprise, Inc. (“Axon,” formerly known as TASER International, Inc.) (Nasdaq: AAXN) to maintain the stay of the patent lawsuit brought by Digital against it. With this significant ...

52. TAR SITO LendCo Says SITO Mobile (SITO) Defaulted on Loan

Under the terms of such agreements, SITO is required to, among other things, use their best efforts to pursue the monetization of SITO's patent portfolio ...

53. EFF Wins Over Patent Troll Trying To Silence EFF Calling Its Patent Stupid

Earlier this year we wrote about the EFF going to court in California to protect it against an Australian patent troll, GEMSA, who objected to EFF naming a GEMSA patent one of EFF's "Stupid Patents of the Month." Apparently GEMSA sued in Australia, didn't properly serve EFF, and then got an injunction ...

54. Citing public health concerns, MSF challenges Pfizer vaccine patent in India

International aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will argue in a Delhi court that New York pharma giant Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) ought not to have been awarded a patent for its pneumonia vaccine Prevnar13 (PCV13). MSF says “the decision should be overturned because the patent doesn't meet ...

55. Four senior cases from last week and why they matter

“The court is undoubtedly overwhelmed with inter partes review (IPR) appeals, however, it seems wrong that after investing the time and effort to develop an orphan drug to treat a disabling disease and to defend its patents protecting that drug, all the company gets is a one-page decision with no insight ...

56. Intangible capital generated $5.9tn to manufactured products, says WIPO

One of the report's case studies looked at the market for smartphones, where firms rely heavily on patents, trademarks and industrial designs. Apple and Samsung dominate the market for high-end phones that cost more than $400, with market shares of 57% and 25%, respectively. The report found that ...

Patent News for Sunday 19th November 2017

13 new stories

Nov 19 2017

1. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,814,234 B2. Bioactive Heme-Haloperoxidase Compositions and Methods of Their Use. Issued to Jackson T. Stephens Jr. of Little Rock and Matthew J. Pete of Lebanon, Ohio. Assigned to Exoxemis Inc. of Little Rock. Patent 9,815,323 B2. Cast Aluminum Wheel. Issued to H. Clay Chenault III and ...

2. Brothers invent patented fixes for big yachts

Brothers invent patented fixes for big yachts. By M. Scott ... They've created a pair of patented inventions that take both muscle and guesswork out of fixing propellers for wealthy boat owners. ... Getting the patent was easier than the brothers expected, because there was nothing like it on the market.

3. Saudi- Tabuk University Obtains a patent In Wireless Communication

Tabuk, Rabi'I 01, 1439, November 19, 2017, SPA --Tabuk University, represented by Center for Sensor and Cellular Systems Research, has obtained a patent from US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the invention of a Quadrature Spatial Modulation System (QSM) in wireless communication.

4. 5-star breathing, a new luxury service premium hotels can offer

Service providers targeting wealthy, discerning consumers are always in the hunt for the next new thing to pitch to people whose standards are as demanding as their purchasing power is big. Here is a clean and smart business idea found in the smog of Delhi – all premium hotels should offer ...

5. Turkmenistan to issue patents for architectural projects

Turkmenistan intends to protect architectural projects from plagiarism, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper cited Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov as saying. The need was stressed to include an item into the construction contracts requiring the contractor to obtain a patent to protect the ...

6. Daiwa Securities Group Lifted National Retail Pptys (NNN) Stake; Marathon Patent Group Has 0.78 ...

Marathon Patent Group Inc. is engaged in acquiring patents and patent rights from owners or other ventures. The company has market cap of $10.81 ...

7. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) vs. The Competition Head to Head Contrast

Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ: MARA) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Marathon Patent Group to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, ...

8. Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, and licenses patented technologies. It assists patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios, protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use, generation of ...

9. Microsoft files a rash of patents on computer mind control

Slightly less ambitiously the following patent suggests users could use neurological activity as an analogue control for a PC, which as controlling the ...

10. Court Issues TRO: Enjoining Infringer from Filing a Reexamination Petition

I previously wrote about Columbia Sportswear design patent verdict and damages award against Serius. The patent – D657,093 – covers a ...

11. Top institutes may join hands for developing IPR courses

Borkar said as compared to the rest of the world, India is behind in the number of patent registrations. He said, "Till now, just around a few thousands ...

12. Clayton Utz expands public sector practice

They are hoping that Chinese businesses will hire UK patent attorneys for patents and trademarks in the EU, safe in the knowledge that the European ...

13. Patents Galore Sunil Nanda conferred 2017 BITS Pilani Distinguished Alumnus Award

He has multiple patents to his name related to these domains. Sunil is constantly called upon to deliver talks, both technical and non-technical, at various industry forums and conferences and is sought after as a mentor by many industry start-ups. Sunil began his career in the USA and spent more than a ...

Patent News for Saturday 18th November 2017

17 new stories

Nov 18 2017

1. Hyderabad: Start-up gets patent on student health

Hyderabad: Start-up gets patent on student health ... the first company to be granted a 'patent pending' status for her solution to Preventive Medicine.

2. Proving A Patent Invalid: The Burden is on the Challenger

Lady Justice In a 2011 court case, Microsoft v. i4i Limited Partnership, the Supreme Court addressed the issue of when a patent could be proved to be ...

3. Apple Patent Found in Europe Details work on Future Product Displays using micro-LEDs with ...

Earlier today Patently Apple discovered a patent filing in the World Intellectual Property Organizations (WIPO) database from Apple. This is an acquired invention from LuxVue, a leader in micro-LED technology. The patent reveals new micro-LEDs using Quantum Dot technology. This is an area of great ...

4. Smart Interactive Garments may be closer to Market than we think and Google may have the Jump ...

Considering that Patently Apple also covers key non-Apple patents in our Patently Mobile blog, it's easier to recognize new emerging trends such as ...

5. Seymour firearms maker receives tax break from county council

The company currently owns multiple patents and has patents pending on a variety of products. He said the company sells mainly through wholesalers but also has a website. There is no local store. Judd Foster said the company tends to hire police officers, firemen and emergency medical technicians, ...

6. Nasdaq Files Patent for Blockchain-based Asset Ownership Data Storage System

Major stock exchange operator Nasdaq has filed a patent for a Blockchain technology-based asset ownership data storage system. The system uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to record the owner of an asset and employs digital wallets to enable an owner to access his/her assets. In the patent ...

7. Big Pharma is taking advantage of patent law to keep OxyContin from ever dying

But, according to a recently published draft report, at least some of the blame should be attributed to the way pharmaceutical companies have manipulated patent extensions over the past decade. In the 1970s and 80s, doctors were looking for better ways to control pain, and many believed opioids a ...

8. Acorda Plunges On Safety Issues For Parkinson's Drug, Short Opportunity Presents Itself

Inbrija, another Parkinson's treatment, has outstanding issues that need to be resolved before re-submission. Acorda lost in court relating to a majority of Ampyra patents, which means generics competitors could launch as early as mid-2018. Review of TOZADENANT by DSMB and FDA can cause more ...

9. Exclusive - Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP deal: source

To address competition concerns, the company has agreed not to purchase NXP's standard essential patents and not to take legal action against third ...

10. Judge Finds 'Stupid Patent' Web Story is Protected Speech

Opsahl said the ruling sends a strong message EFF and other speakers can weigh in on important topics, like patent reform, without fear of being ...

11. Design Patent Owners Find Hope In Wake Of Apple Ruling

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 9:01 PM EST) -- Amid uncertainty over payouts for infringement for design patents, Columbia Sportswear's recent multimillion-dollar trial win in a case over cold-weather gear has been a source of hope for patent owners, and is among a handful of cases that may ...

12. Fed. Circ.'s Judge Lourie Defends Court's Patent Purview

Law360, Washington (November 17, 2017, 9:32 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit's recent rash of reversals at the U.S. Supreme Court isn't cause for ...

13. Design Patent Owners Find Hope In Wake Of Apple Ruling

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 9:01 PM EST) -- Amid uncertainty over payouts for infringement for design patents, Columbia Sportswear's ...

14. The Red In That Green

Gloom was the predominant mood on the sunny day this autumn when Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) explained to Delhi journalists how it lost a long legal battle with Pfizer over the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, or PCV. The US pharma major had been granted a patent for Prevnar 13, said Leena ...

15. Appeals court upholds Honeywell refrigerant patents challenged by Mexichem

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the validity of Honeywell International Inc patents on chemical refrigerant technology that had been ...

16. Acorda monetizes Fampyra royalties for $53 million

The problem with this drug is that 10 companies filed patent lawsuits so that they could create generic versions of Acorda's Ampyra. In March of this ...

17. Adewole Underscores Role of Patent Medicine Vendors in Healthcare Service Delivery

The Ministry of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole, has acknowledged the importance and relevance of Patent and Proprietary Medicines Vendors (PPMVs) to the achievement of the Universal Health Coverage mandate of the Ministry, hence the need to enlighten, equip and promotes PPMVs as an ...

Patent News for Friday 17th November 2017

36 new stories

Nov 17 2017

1. Fernhill Corporation Announces Significant Corporate Update

In recent weeks, final recommendations and comments on Fernhill's Hybrid Energy Storage System patent application has been prepared and ...

2. A simple way to make America even greater is fixing our patent system

A relatively simple way to boost the economy and make America even greater is to fix a patent system gone awry. In recent years, major changes to ...

3. Bhopal: Workshop on IPR to deliberate on ICT interventions, patents

Bhopal: The Indo European Chamber will organise a workshop on Intellectual Property Rights at Hotel Courtyard Marriott Bhopal on November 17.

4. Federal patents

Qorvo U.S. of Greensboro has been assigned a patent for "switching supply delay compensation." Its co-inventors are Nadim Khlat of Cugnaux, ...

5. Ford Files Autonomous-Drive Patent to Help Off-road Vehicles Navigate that Odd Rock Formation

This week Ford secured a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a new off-road autonomous driving system. The patent focuses on ...

6. Patent activity around batteries heats up as LG Chem and Japan's Toray team up against Chinese ...

Now, the Korean company and its Japanese partner Toray have filed a US patent suit and an ITC complaint seeking to keep one of these Chinese ...

7. “I have serious concerns about where the patent system is heading,” Senator Coons tells IAM event

Earlier this week we held our third annual Patent Law and Policy event in Washington DC. With the approach to patents in the new administration slowly taking shape, the Supreme Court continuing to have its say in key areas, the PTAB celebrating five years of activity and investors in the patent space ...

8. Cozen O'Connor hires ex-DLA Piper litigator

His practice covers intellectual property litigation across patents, ... of IP issues, from patent enforcement to post-merger trademark consolidation.”.

9. Brazil and China sign PPH agreement

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) has signed a patent prosecution highway (PPH) agreement with the Brazilian National Institution ...

10. Brazil and China sign PPH agreement

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) has signed a patent prosecution highway (PPH) agreement with the Brazilian National Institution of Intellectual Property (INPI). SIPO commissioner, Sheng Changyu, and president of INPI, Luiz Pimentel, met in Beijing on 13 November and agreed to ...

11. Specific Intent to Induce Patent Infringement Inferred from Pharmaceutical Label

Sanofi is the owner of two patents claiming compositions and uses of the cardiovascular drug dronedarone. The '167 patent claims methods of ...

12. Blackbird Technologies Settles Patent Case with Stanley Black & Decker

Blackbird Technologies (http://www.blackbird-tech.com), a company dedicated to helping independent inventors and small companies realize value from their patents, has settled a patent infringement lawsuit with Stanley Black & Decker over accessories for cordless power tool battery packs.

13. Law Lessons: How Not To Owe Apple £90m For Patent Infringement

Apple recently celebrated a victory over Samsung in the US. After a series of court actions and appeals, the US Supreme Court finally turned down ...

14. Japan to step up price cuts for off-patent drugs

TOKYO -- Japan will slash in increments its government-set prices of originator drugs whose patents have expired, part of efforts of stem the country's ...

15. Nasdaq Files For Blockchain-Based Asset Ownership

The increasing pace of Blockchain adoption is evident in recent patent filing from one of the biggest names in the world, Nasdaq. The company has ...

16. Could the Whole CRISPR Patent Kerfuffle Have Been Completely Avoided?

In February, a US Patent Office appeal board raised the Broad Institute's arm in victory. Since then, this US case has been stuck in appeals within the ...

17. NextShift Robotics Granted Patent for Materials Handling Workflow

LOWELL, Mass., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NextShift Robotics, a provider of robotics systems for ecommerce order fulfillment and cellular manufacturing, today announced that it was granted Patent # US9694977 B2 by the United States Patent Office for its materials handling workflow.

18. Raven Industries Issued Patent for its Hawkeye® Nozzle Control System

The Hawkeye Nozzle Control System by Raven is ultra-precise. This pressure-based product control system allows for precise sprayer application in a ...

19. CRISPR patent wars highlight problem of granting broad intellectual property rights for tech that ...

As Rai and Cook-Degan note, the patent war (or another one like it) has been in the making for several decades due to passage of the Bayh-Dole Act back in 1980, which allowed entities to obtain patents on work done for federally funded research efforts. In the CRISPR war, both parties received ...

20. Biosimilar battles: J&J drops Remicade patent dispute against Samsung Bioepis

Janssen has withdrawn a lawsuit against Samsung Bioepis alleging infliximab manufacturing patent infringements after receiving process information ...

21. Oil States Case Likely Won't Save Axed Patents, Judge Says

Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 9:29 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge has dismissed a gas leak detection patent suit after the Patent Trial ...

22. Oil States Case Likely Won't Save Axed Patents, Judge Says

Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 9:29 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge has dismissed a gas leak detection patent suit after the Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidated the patents, rejecting the patentee's argument that the U.S. Supreme Court could revive the patents in an upcoming case by ...

23. Patent professionals reassure Chinese over Brexit

According to CIPA, ACPAA 'agreed to remind their members' that the European patent system is unconnected to the European Union. The group also promoted the work of UK-based attorneys and why they should be preferred by Chinese companies when filing patents and trademarks in Europe.

24. Actavis v ICOS- No interim injunction pending Supreme Court appeal

On 10 November 2017, Henry Carr J in the English Patents Court delivered a significant decision Actavis & Ors –v- ICOS & Lilly [2017] EWHC 2880 (Pat) which will be of great interest to litigants in the field of generic pharmaceuticals. The decision was on an interim application by which ICOS sought an ...

25. Four key points to understand the Unified Patent Court

Currently, national courts of the contracting states of the European Patent Convention (EPC) are competent to decide on the infringement and validity ...

26. Patent Invalidation Paves the Way for Automated Fare Collection Systems

Next generation automated fare collection systems (AFC) typically characterized by open architecture designs, open payment approaches, and ...

27. The key dates of the UPC's timetable: from the entry into force of the UPC Agreement to transitional ...

This is because they were the 3 Contracting Member States in which the highest number of European patents had effect in 2012. At the end of October ...

28. Patent activity around batteries heats up as LG Chem and Japan's Toray team up against Chinese ...

Massive government subsidies have led to a huge amount of activity in China's electric vehicle sector. But key foreign suppliers like LG Chem have faced obstacles in the country as official policies favour local firms. Now, the Korean company and its Japanese partner Toray have filed a US patent suit ...

29. What will the UPC be competent for?

As a general rule: The UPC will have exclusive competence in respect of civil litigation on matters relating to European patents and Unitary Patents.

30. BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE:BB) Strikes New Patent Licensing Deal With Marconi Group as Part of Its ...

BlackBerry Ltd (NYSE:BB) is making some changes to its licensing strategy as revealed through the announcement of a new deal through which it will outsource its patent licensing efforts to Marconi Group. The Canadian firm recently announced on Wednesday that it will outsource part of its patent ...

31. Texas universities sue J&J subsidiary over biodegradable fibres

A group of 14 educational institutions in Texas and biotech company TissueGen have sued a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson for infringing two patents covering biodegradable fibres. TissueGen and the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System filed the complaint against Ethicon on ...

32. Foxwordy Adds Two Patents to its Portfolio

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foxwordy, the private collaboration platform for lawyers, today announced that it has received two patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office related to its inventions in enterprise social software, joining a list of several pending ...

33. Amazon's meal kits set to hit UK as patent filed

Amazon's “prepared food kits” are thought to be likely to hit UK shelves imminently, as the retail issues a trademark at the UK's Intellectual Property ...

34. BRIEF-Mianyang Fulin Precision Machining receives patent licenses

... * Says co received four patent licenses (No. ZL201410667650.1, ZL201510262441.3, ZL201510422785.6, ZL201510456760.8), regarding oil control valves, fixture and rocker arm. Source text in Chinese: goo.gl/T7u1kr. Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline News). Our Standards:The ...

35. BRIEF-Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products unit receives patent license from USPTO

BRIEF-Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products unit receives patent license from USPTO ... Says its unit received patent license (No. US 9,782,471 B2), for the manufacturing method of EV71 virus-like particles, from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO, and patent valid until April 25, 2034.

36. COP23: It's Not Too Late To Change Course

On the one hand, there are the promoters of a technological solutions based on patents, sophisticated machines, and highly specialized professionals that would study ways of adapting to climate change using complex systems, so-called smart agriculture. On the other hand, the organizations of civil ...

Patent News for Thursday 16th November 2017

42 new stories

Nov 16 2017

1. Ford patents autonomous off-roading technology

The larger application of Ford's patent technology on autonomous off-roading is that it can adapt to difficult and unusual terrains. Commercial vehicles ...

2. Racing for academic glory and patents: Lessons from CRISPR

The much-publicized dispute over patent rights to CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology highlights tensions that have been percolating for almost ...

3. Booster dose for Suven Life after securing product patents

Suven Life Sciences advanced 3.62% to Rs 198.35 at 11:32 IST on BSE after the company announced that it has secured product patents in Hong ...

4. Suven Life Sciences secures product patents

Suven Life Sciences has secured one (1) product patent from Hong Kong, two (2) product patents from India and one (1) product patent from USA ...

5. Innovus Pharmaceuticals Strengthens Its Intellectual Property Portfolio with New Patent for Its ...

The Mexican patent is scheduled to expire in 2033. This is the fourth major international patent notification that Innovus Pharma has received on its ...

6. Suven patents neurological molecules in India, HK and US

Suven Life Sciences has secured four product patents, including two from India and one each from Hong Kong and the United States for its new ...

7. Suven Life Sciences surges on securing patents in Hong Kong, US and India

Pharma major Suven Life Sciences shot up by over 5 per cent in Thursday's trade session as the company bagged 4 product patents in Hong Kong, ...

8. Suven Life Sciences secures Product Patents in Hong Kong, India and USA

Suven Life Sciences Ltd (Suven) announces today that the grant of one (1) product patent from Hong Kong (HK 1204620), two (2) product patents from ...

9. ARCA Biopharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for Treating Cardiovascular Diseases ...

ARCA Biopharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for Treating Cardiovascular Diseases and Conditions With a New Chemical Entity Utilizing ...

10. China's 4G-LTE landscape looks very different from the global picture, and Huawei is the chief ...

A new report on the global patent landscape for 4G-LTE technologies confirms that Qualcomm possesses a commanding position with its SEP ...

11. Mewburn Ellis opens Munich office

The new office is located near the European Patent Office and “represents an expansion of the firm's intellectual property services, following a period ...

12. Three rounds of IPR petitions invalidates VirnetX patent after Apple gets around statute of limitations

One of the many issues which patent owners have raised regarding the PTAB's activities includes the fact that entities challenging validity of patents ...

13. Ericsson files “landmark” end-to-end patent for 5G

The end-to-end patent covers the nodes in the network, devices and overall network architecture. It also includes protocols for connecting these ...

14. Suven Life Sciences rises 5% on product patents in Hong Kong, India & US

Shares of Suven Life Sciences added 5.2 percent intraday Thursday as the company has secured 4 product patents in Hong Kong, India and US.

15. Suven Life Sciences shares gain 5% on product patents in Hong Kong, India and US

The granted claims of the patents are being developed as therapeutic agents and are useful in the treatment of cognitive impairment associated with ...

16. Suven Life Sciences secures product patents in HK, India and USA

The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective H3 and 5-HT6 compounds and are being developed as therapeutic agents and are ...

17. PharmAust secures US patents

The patent relates to a library of novel aminoacetonitrile (AADs) compounds, originally developed by Nihon Nohyaku but now wholly-owned by ...

18. BlackBerry shifts patent strategy through outsourcing deal

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) (BB.N) announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on ...

19. Suven gets patents on neurological molecule

Hyderabad: Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each from Hong Kong and the US and two from India for treatment of disorders associated ...

20. Suven gets patents from HK, India, US on neurological molecule

Suven Life Sciences today said it has been granted a patent each from Hong Kong and the US and two from India for treatment of disorders ...

21. Apple Patents Secret Biometric Tracking System For Unauthorized Users

According to Patently Apple, Apple has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technology that employs secret biometric ...

22. BlackBerry Changes Patent Strategy, Enters Outsourcing Deal With Teletry

BlackBerry has entered into a strategic patent licensing deal with Teletry. As per the agreement, Teletry can sub-license a host of BlackBerry patents to ...

23. Patent Markets Outside US More Attractive, Investors Say

Patent investments overseas are more attractive than striking deals in the U.S, where court rulings and patent validity challenges have undercut patent ...

24. BlackBerry announces new patent licensing partnership with Teletry

BlackBerry continues to sign new patent licensing deals and the latest to be announced is a strategic licensing agreement with Teletry. As part of the ...

25. Interactive Brokers, TradeStation oppose Trading Technologies' motion to multiply patent appeals

According to TT, the Court should de-consolidate the case that concerns two of its patents: U.S. Patent No. 7,904,374 (“the '374 patent”) – a member of ...

26. Fisker patents EV battery with a range of 500 miles that can be charged in 1 minute

It might sound too good to be true – but Fisker is working on an electric vehicle battery that can charge up to 100% in just one minute. They've ...

27. China, South Korea Surpass US in 4G-LTE Patent Filing Pace; Asia Poised to Lead Global ...

iRunway, a technology research firm specializing in patent licensing and litigation, has released a global patent landscape report that charts the ...

28. The clearest sign yet that Silicon Valley is way ahead of Detroit in the self-driving car race

To gauge this competition, patents are one of the easier things to track. Consulting firm L.E.K. examined US Patent and Trademark Office data on ...

29. Suven shares gain 4% after getting patents from HK, India, US

"We are very pleased by the grant of these patents to Suven for our pipeline of molecules in the CNS (central nervous system) arena, which are being ...

30. UPDATE 1-BlackBerry shifts patent strategy through outsourcing deal

TORONTO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd announced the outsourcing of a significant part of its patent licensing efforts on Wednesday to ...

31. Suven Life Sciences gets patents in USA, India and Hong Kong

“The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective H3 and 5-HT 6 compounds and are being developed as therapeutic agents and are ...

32. LOCI – Decentralized Patents and Inventions Search Engine Platform

Right now, there are millions of patents and frustrated inventors who struggle to determine whether their ideas are close to someone's patent, or what ...

33. Allergan's unusual legal tactic attracts political scrutiny

“BRAZEN” and “absurd”: Allergan certainly drew a reaction from American lawmakers when it transferred its patents for Restasis, a dry-eye drug, to the ...

34. CRISPR Patents Must Be 'Reined In,' Experts Say

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In the battle for the patent rights to CRISPR-Cas9 technology, just about the only thing the two sides seem to agree on is ...

35. Fisker still aims at solid-state electric-car batteries, as patents attest

With the new technology and associated patent, the electric-car company announced ranges over 500 miles and charging times as quick as one ...

36. Suven Life secures patent in India, US, Hong Kong; Stock gains 3%

Suven Life Sciences Ltd announces that the grant of one product patent from Hong Kong, two product patents from India and one product patent from ...

37. A Deep Dive in Petition Filing Stats

For the first time in more than two years, we observed an eye-catching quarter-to-quarter dip in the number of new patents challenged at the PTAB.

38. Federal Circuit Affirms Delaware Alice Decision

Comcast, the Federal Circuit affirmed a Delaware district court determination that four data streaming patents were directed to ineligible subject matter ...

39. Suven gets patents from HK, India, US on neurological molecule

New Delhi, Nov 16 Suven Life Sciences today said it has been granted a patent each from Hong Kong and the US and two from India for treatment of ...

40. Packaging firm alleges patent violations

New Hampshire-based Windham Packaging LLC has filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission, alleging that several produce ...

41. Determining claim scope of Taiwan design patents

In Taiwan, a design patent can be obtained rather quickly (generally speaking, the patent office takes three to 12 months to substantively examine a ...

42. BlackBerry in patent licensing deal with Teletry

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry has entered into a patent licensing deal with Teletry, a month after the departure of one of BlackBerry's patent ...

Patent News for Wednesday 15th November 2017

51 new stories

Nov 15 2017

1. Apple faces government investigation over patent infringement complaint

A federal regulator announced an investigation into Apple on Tuesday over claims that elements of the tech giant's products violate another company's ...

2. Soon-to-be Hall-of-Famer holds many patents

An industrial engineer, Parduhn holds 38 patents including for the Bacon Barn, a special golf club and unique bicycle reflectors. The Home Shopping ...

3. Inventors Corner: Need to challenge a patent? Here's how.

Jeffrey Proehl is a registered patent attorney with Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. in Sioux Falls. In 2012, the U.S. patent law changed to expand the ...

4. Ford seeks patent on system for autonomous off-road vehicles

The automaker has applied for a patent on an autonomous system for off-road vehicles that would enable the vehicles to traverse dirt, gravel, mud, ...

5. Drug maker transfers patent to NY Mohawk tribe, Rep. Welch outraged

When Restasis was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2003, the patent on one of its active ingredients was set to expire in 2014, ...

6. Allergan finds unique way to protect drug patent

Allergan announced it had transferred ownership of its patents for Restasis, an eye drop, to the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe in upstate New York. Allergan ...

7. US ITC Had SK Hynix's Patent Infringement Charges Dropped

Netlist unveiled that a judge at the ITC made a preliminary determination that RDIMM and LRDIMM of SK Hynix had not infringed its patents, according ...

8. Kalytera Announces Notice of Allowance of US Patent for Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease

Securing a patent for this proprietary technology represents an important step forward for the Company in its work focused on the treatment of this ...

9. 3Shape Responds to Align Technology Patent Infringement Lawsuit

COPENHAGEN, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--We have today read the news of Align Technology's lawsuits against 3Shape in the USA. The said ...

10. Fisker patents radical 'solid state battery' it claims can power a car for 500 miles and recharge in a ...

Electric car-maker Fisker has filed patents for flexible solid-state battery technology that could slash charging times and improve range.

11. Fisker patents 'solid state battery' that could last for 500 miles

Fisker patents 'solid state battery' that could power a car for 500 miles and recharge in a MINUTE. NHS stress expert explains physical and.

12. Ford patents autonomous off-road vehicle tech

Ford patents autonomous off-road vehicle tech ... Ford has been granted a patent for autonomous off-roading technology that could save your life…by ...

13. Fisker Patents Battery It Claims Could Charge A Car In One Minute

It looks like Fisker has a trick up its sleeve. This electric-car start-up has just filed patents for a battery technology that could potentially charge a vehicle ...

14. EPO faces backlash over scrapping of permanent employment contracts

The European Patent Office (EPO) is considering proposals to scrap permanent employment contracts for all new staff in favour of renewable five-year ...

15. Apple under ITC investigation over remote desktop patents

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) will investigate Apple over the alleged infringement of patents relating to remote desktop software.

16. Design Patent Owners Find Optimism in Columbia Sportswear Jury Verdict

Design patents have long been a unique creature of intellectual property law. Recent developments have thrust them back into light for companies ...

17. A Primer on Indefiniteness and Means Plus Function

Time and time again in patent practice you are always better off filing the most complete disclosure you possibly can at the earliest date possible.

18. US trade watchdog clears SK hynix of patent infringement allegation

The United States' trade watchdog has dismissed allegations that South Korean chipmaker SK hynix Inc. violated patents of California-based ...

19. BlackBerry Announces New Patent Licensing Partnership with Industry Leader

As part of the arrangement between Teletry and BlackBerry, Teletry will have the right to sublicense a broad range of BlackBerry patents to a majority ...

20. Worlds Inc. Reaches Agreement to Rollover $750000 in Notes

Worlds has filed an appeal brief to recent Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) rulings with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding ...

21. Sleeper SCOTUS Blockbuster may be the Next Kelo

The Court will have another chance to rule on key property rights in what may be this term's sleeper blockbuster: a patent case that has major ...

22. BlackBerry signs patent licensing deal with Teletry

(Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) (BB.N) said on Wednesday it agreed to allow Teletry, a unit of patent licensing firm Marconi Group, ...

23. AKHAN issued Japan patent covering fabrication of diamond semiconductor materials

“Following this year's issuances of a Taiwan diamond semiconductor patent, and a major US diamond transparent electronics patent, the Japan patent ...

24. ITC Starts Investigation In Yet Another Patent Lawsuit Against Apple

In October, both Aqua Connect and its subsidiary Strategic Technology filed a patent lawsuit against the iPhone maker with the ITC and the District ...

25. The Trump Administration's Patent Battle Against China

In recent weeks, friction between the White House and China has escalated in intellectual property. The question is, will it result in a global trade war.

26. ADMA Biologics Further Enhances Intellectual Property Portfolio Through Newly Issued US Patent ...

“We continue to strengthen our patent portfolio around our unique immunotherapeutic compositions and methods,” stated Adam Grossman, President ...

27. Noble Systems Issued 150th Patent for Contact Center Technology

Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in omnichannel contact center technology solutions, announces the issuance of its 150th U.S. patent.

28. SDL and Lilt Settle Patent Lawsuit

SDL and Lilt settled their legal dispute over patents, putting to rest a case that alleged the Silicon Valley startup infringed on three SDL patents.

29. MasterCard has filed a patent on its own blockchain-based money transfer solution

In about 2014, most bitcoin companies quickly pivoted to the “next big thing:” blockchain. Among them were the financial and fintech houses that were ...

30. MasterCard has filed a patent on its own blockchain-based money transfer solution

31. Apple under investigation in patent infringement dispute - CNET

32. Remote desktop patents are the focus of latest Apple infringement investigation

Apple has been embroiled in another patent dispute, this time with the software company Aqua Connect, which claims that it was the original inventor ...

33. Stupid Patent Data of the Month: the Devil in the Details

Bad patents shouldn't be used to stifle competition. A process to challenge bad patents when they improperly issue is important to keeping consumer ...

34. Fighting Multiple Fronts, Comcast Awaits Patent Decision That Could Raise Prices

Comcast and TiVo are expecting a ruling from the International Trade Commission in a dispute over patents now held by Rovi, which bought TiVo last ...

35. Feds Investigate New Patent Infringement Complaint Against Apple

over allegations that many of the iPhone maker's best-selling devices feature patented technology stolen from another company. The federal agency ...

36. What if Microsoft bought Adobe Systems?

Both companies are heavily focused on tech specialisation above all else – which denotes the degree to which a patent portfolio is concentrated in a ...

37. Flash-Drive Maker Tells PTAB Patents Should Be Tossed

Law360, Washington (November 14, 2017, 9:33 PM EST) -- Flash-drive company Kingston Technology Co. Inc. urged a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ...

38. Validation of European patents in Tunisia

Until now, patent protection in Tunisia could only be obtained as a national patent filed directly or by national phase entry from a PCT application.

39. CIPA seminar: Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) Licensing and Litigation

IPcopy watched CIPA's seminar on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) recently which was presented by Kevin Scott and Richard Vary. The seminar ...

40. How to count and valuate standard-essential patents

In this regard, standard-essential patents are increasingly the subject of lively debate among market observers, policy makers and regulatory ...

41. Impression Products v. Lexmark: How can sellers protect themselves after their patent rights are ...

I was on a panel at the Patent Law in Global Perspectives Seminar on October 20 at Stanford Law School, discussing the implications of Impression ...

42. Patents in Thailand

Invention patents An invention patent must fulfil the patentability requirements under Section 5 of the Patent Act. To be patentable, an invention must:.

43. Fisker patents solid-state battery that promises 500-mile range, 1-minute charging

Revived electric car company Fisker has now revealed that it's filed patents for solid-state battery technology that could enable a range of 500 miles ...

44. Apple is in court again over patents, this time involving AirPlay

Apple continues to spend a lot of time in court over alleged patent infringements. This time, a suit filed last month by Aqua Connect Inc and subsidiary ...

45. Fisker patents breakthrough solid state batteries with 2.5 lithium ion energy density and one third ...

Current limitations in solid-state technology include low electrode current density, limited temperature ranges, limited materials availability, high costs ...

46. Elster Licenses TransData's Smart Electric Meter Wireless Communication Patents

TransData's Smart Meter Patents (U.S. Patent Nos. 6,181,294; 6,462,713; and 6,903,699) relate to pioneering technology invented by TransData for ...

47. Family business says Wal-Mart copied its patented trampoline design

A trampoline maker filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday, claiming the retailer copied its patented design for a safety enclosure ...

48. ADMA Biologics (ADMA) Reports Newly Issued US Patent for Immunotherapeutic Compositions

The newly issued patent encompasses immune globulin compositions (including ADMA's investigational drug RI-002 for the treatment of Primary ...

49. How NAFTA renegotiation will affect trademarks and patents

Will the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) present similar opportunities for the Canadian patent and trademarks ...

50. US trade cops agree to investigate Apple's 'embrace and extend'

A patent lawsuit alleging that Apple froze out a third-party software developer has been given credence by America's International Trade Commission ...

51. Fisker patents 500-mile range solid-state battery

Fisker has filed a patent for new solid-state battery technology that has 2.5 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion batteries. Fisker's battery ...

Patent News for Tuesday 14th November 2017

45 new stories

Nov 14 2017

1. Ford Moves To Patent An Autonomous Off-Roading System

Crucially, the patent application also outlines the possibility for a “Remote Device” which could be used to override the autonomous function, should ...

2. Argentum Pharmaceuticals Succeeds in Starting Patent Cancellation Trial Against Valeant's ...

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) granted Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC's petition for ...

3. Dr. Sanusi Umar of Dr. U Devices Inc. Files a Lawsuit Against Dr. Jean Devroye and Devroye ...

Dr. Sanusi Umar of Dr. U Devices Inc. Files a Lawsuit Against Dr. Jean Devroye and Devroye Instruments, Inc. for Patent Infringement Regarding FUE ...

4. Jury in Hewlett-Packard Trial Renders Verdict That Network-1's Remote Power Patent Is Invalid ...

"We have spent 14 years licensing the Remote Power Patent and currently have 27 of the industry's largest PoE vendors as licensees to this important ...

5. Patentfield Inc. Launches Patent Search and Analysis Platform, Patentfield.com, Offering Detailed ...

LONDON, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping law firms, inventors, corporations and entrepreneurs research and leverage intellectual property for ...

6. Fisker patents solid-state battery tech for planned introduction in 2023

Electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker has patented potentially industry-changing solid-state battery technology. The American manufacturer claims the ...

7. SDL Reaches Settlement with Lilt Regarding Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SDL invests heavily in protecting its intellectual property rights and has over 115 patents globally. With 25 years' experience, SDL is a proven ...

8. CTC Global Wins Patent Infringement Suit against Mercury Cable & Energy

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CTC Global Corporation announced that it won its patent infringement suit against Mercury Cable & Energy ...

9. J&J abandons Remicade patent fight against Samsung and its Renflexis biosim

Partners Samsung and Merck launched their biosim Renflexis in July, despite the ongoing patent fight. J&J's Janssen unit had sued to block the rollout ...

10. New Zealand: F&P wins patent case against ResMed in the UK

A British court has ruled that a patent case asserted against New Zealand-based medical device manufacturer Fisher & Paykel Healthcare by ResMed ...

11. F&P wins patent case in UK

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – The English Patents Court has sided with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, saying a ResMed patent for masks is invalid in the ...

12. Deals with Fujifilm and an NPE suggest recently-reorganised Maxell is focused on patent profit

As the Osaka-based business promotes its more streamlined focuses, recent assignments suggest that patent transactions and litigations will continue ...

13. AST hires former Yahoo! vice president

Strimaitis added: “I know firsthand the unique and valuable role the organisation plays in helping companies mitigate patent risk and in providing data ...

14. The Constitutional Underpinnings of Patent Law

A patent is a proprietary right granted by the Federal government to an inventor. There are three types of patents available in the United States: (1) a ...

15. When all else fails, consult the statute!

patent law with gavel “When all else fails, consult the statute!” In the Federal Circuit's fractured en banc decision in CLS Bank v. Alice, one member of ...

16. Align Technology Files Six Patent Infringement Lawsuits Asserting 26 Patents Against 3Shape

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - November 14, 2017) - Align Technology, Inc. ( NASDAQ : ALGN) today announced that it has filed six patent ...

17. Ford Patents Autonomous System for Off-Roading

If you thought off-road vehicles were immune to self-driving technology, you'd be wrong. Recently, Ford patented a system that will allow vehicles to ...

18. Apple Granted 54 Patents Covering Depth Cameras for Facial Recognition, Texture Detection with ...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 54 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly ...

19. Fisker Claims New Solid-State Battery Patents Could Lead to 500-Mile EV Range, 1-Minute Charge Times

20. Janssen drops US patent suit against Samsung Bioepis

[THE INVESTOR] Janssen Biotech, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, dropped its patent infringement case against Samsung Bioepis in the US on Nov.

21. Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech For Instant Payments

Mastercard has recently filed a patent for instantaneous payments using Blockchain technology. The patent appeared in the US Patent and Trademark ...

22. Plano Startup Gets Patent on Hail Intensity Data System

Dynamic Weather Solutions has been granted a patent for a system that will allow insurance carriers, CAT teams, independent claims adjusters, and ...

23. Earth Science Tech, Inc. Signs Agreement with TransBiotech to start in Vitro & in Vivo in Phase II for ...

Earth Science Tech, Inc. Signs Agreement with TransBiotech to start in Vitro & in Vivo in Phase II for Nutraceutical Patents ...

24. Resource Well Completion Technologies Inc. Cleared in Patent Dispute

14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On November 3rd, 2017, the Federal Court of Canada (the “Court”) rendered its decision with regard to a patent ...

25. American Manganese CEO on Meaning of Full US Patents

Reaugh discussed the company's most recent news, that it has filed for full patents in the US. These patents cover the technology for recycling ...

26. Patent Coverage for TNG's Proprietary Tivan Process for Extraction of Vanadium Extended to USA ...

Australian strategic metals company TNG Limited (AsX: TNG) is pleased to advise that patents for its proprietary TIVAN' hydrometallurgical process for ...

27. Patent pending cannabinoid compounds bring new treatments to market

On the cutting edge of such discoveries are companies seeking to patent combinations of cannabinoid compounds in order to bring commercialised ...

28. The Last Cigarette You'll Ever Smoke?

This is a plant biotechnology company that holds over 200 patents plus more than 50 pending patent applications. With the FDA's recent mandate to ...

29. Mastercard Seeks Patent for Instant Blockchain Payments Processing

New patent filings from Mastercard show how the credit card giant is looking at blockchain as a possible means for easing payment settlement times.

30. US Congress Members Signal Move To Block Allergan Patent Deal With Tribe

... invalidation of patents. Elected officials called a deal between Allergan pharmaceutical company and a northeastern tribe a “sham” and a “mockery”, ...

31. USPTO's Revised Patent Fee Schedule Raises Price Of IPR Process

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today issued a final rule, “Setting and ...

32. Groundbreakers: William “Bill” Gaede, McDermott Will & Emery

The verdict, which followed a six-day trial in the District of Delaware, protected Amgen's patents to medicines that dramatically reduce high LDL ...

33. In what looks to be a first for the PTAB, Saudi Arabia's national oil company seeks IPR aimed at ...

It's not clear what has prompted the review - there is no ongoing patent litigation between the two companies, which might mean that it is related to ...

34. Are Communications With Foreign Patent Agents and Attorneys Privileged in PTAB Proceedings?

Under a new rule set to take effect on December 7, 2017, communications between patent practitioners authorized to practice patent matters before ...

35. Patent Agent Privilege Recognized in Final Rulemaking Issued by USPTO

On November 7, 2017, the USPTO issued a Final Rule recognizing that communications between U.S. and foreign patent practitioners and their ...

36. IPOS releases revised examination guidelines

The Singapore patent application filing grace period provision had been expanded with the addition of Sections 14(4)(e), 14(5A) – (5C) in the Patents ...

37. Ongoing Healthcare Reform in China

Exploring the establishment of drug patent linkage system - To explore the establishment of linkage system between drug review and approval ...

38. Federal Court finds Insomnia-treating Drug Patent neither Invalid nor Infringed

In this Federal Court (“FC”) decision, the formulation patent for the insomnia-treating drug zolpidem tartrate (“zolpidem”), licensed by Meda AB, Meda ...

39. Reasonable foresight required for second medical use infringement: Dutch Supreme Court

Swiss-type second medical use patents can be infringed if a generic producer could have reasonably foreseen that its product would be used ...

40. Patent Claims Directed to Streaming Audio/Visual Data Service Found to Be Ineligible Subject ...

Claim Construction: The patents-in-suit are entitled “Multicasting Method and Apparatus,” and generally relate to a system for streaming audio/visual ...

41. Alternet Systems Announces New Partnership Developments for Patented Lithium Technologies ...

In partnership with the original developer of the lithium patents, the technologies were tested in cooperation with Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. and ...

42. Dr. Sanusi Umar of Dr. U Devices Inc. Files a Lawsuit Against Dr. Jean Devroye and Devroye ...

It is why patents should be respected." The sole licensed distributor of the patented Dr. UGraft and Dr. UPunch Advanced FUE Hair Transplantation ...

43. Patent-Pending Innovation From Tara Chand Esq., CEO of IPG Inc., Makes Smartphones ...

GPS Smart™, a patent-pending technology, from Tara Chand, CEO of IPG Inc., eliminates for the first time, unnecessary EMF radiation from ...

44. Patentfield Inc. Launches Patent Search and Analysis Platform, Patentfield.com, Offering Detailed ...

Users can explore and analyse patents using Semantic Search, Data Visualization, Patent Scoring, Citation Analysis, and Patent Rankings. Ranking ...

45. Unitary patent could drive €14.6bn in high-tech trade: EPO

This is the finding of a study published today, November 14, by the European Patent Office (EPO), called “Patents, Trade and FDI in the European ...

Patent News for Monday 13th November 2017

55 new stories

Nov 13 2017

1. Face Detection Accounts for Major Share of Apple's Patents with Most Recognition Technologies

Apple's facial recognition patents, consisting of face detection (including image pre-processing) and recognition (including feature extraction), account ...

2. Chemplate wins patent suit against Cedal

Chemplate Materials SL (Chemplate) announces that it has won its patent suit against former Licensee Cedal Equipment SRL (Cedal) in Turin Court.

3. Patients and Parliamentarians ask Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to Support a Petition for ...

Patients and Parliamentarians ask Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to Support a Petition for Compulsory Licenses for Patents Related to Hepatitis ...

4. AST Names Ray Strimaitis as Vice President, Corporate Development & Global Strategy

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AST, the leading provider of proactive patent risk mitigation solutions, has named Ray Strimaitis to ...

5. BriaCell Announces Advancement of its Small Molecule Program and Patent Allowance

“We are extremely pleased that both the US Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office have allowed these claims on PKC Delta ...

6. DelMar Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

Granted a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covering improved analytical methods related to the manufacturing of VAL-083.

7. Launch of Patented New Secure Mobile Payment Platform Being Planned by Tara Chand Esq ...

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Card Secure® is a new secure mobile payment platform technology, that outcompetes Apple Pay®, ...

8. FNJN: Still Awaiting Blue Coat Appeal Ruling, Which May Not Be Simple

In the appeal, Blue Coat is only questioning one of the five patents. It is disputing the “844” patent. The dispute is both the patentability of the patent ...

9. Ford is patenting off-road self-driving tech for its trucks

The patents granted to the automaker involve an application that “incorporates a computer processor with access to instructions stored in memory ...

10. Automatic Speech Recognition Market is Anticipated Significant Growth due to Earliest Adopters of ...

These players are filing patents in order to tackle intense competition. These patents can play a key role in lowering licensing costs and making ...

11. Rosetta Genomics Expands Patent Protection for Thyroid microRNA Biomarkers with US Patent ...

The United States Patents and Trademark Office has granted a patent allowance for patent application US 15/586,747, a divisional application of the ...

12. More smartphone vendors developing foldable models

Meanwhile, Oppo has reportedly applied for related patents for the manufacture of foldable screens to be used in the upper part of smartphones, the ...

13. Newly designed folding smartphone UI shown off by Samsung

Although nine out of ten times these patents never really come out to the public, they help show us little ideas of the process towards creation and ...

14. Recent decision opens up the possibility of more compulsory licensing in Germany

For the second time in its history the German Federal Patent Court (FPC) granted a compulsory licence. With judgment of 31st August 2016 in ...

15. In a rare move, Korean IP Office taps top LG patent executive for key judge role

Joo Sup Kim, vice president and head of licensing at LG Electronics, has left the company to take up an administrative judgeship within the Korean ...

16. Recent decision opens up the possibility of more compulsory licensing in Germany

For the second time in its history the German Federal Patent Court (FPC) granted a compulsory licence. For the first time ever, it did so via a ...

17. Fish and Richardson hires litigation lawyer

Gaff, who will be based in the firm's Boston office, focuses on intellectual property disputes, including patent infringement and copyright, trademark and ...

18. New EPO president looking to cooperate with USF

The new president of the European Patent Office (EPO), António Campinos, has said he will look to continue the cooperation between the EPO and ...

19. Apple v Samsung 2 rejected at the Supreme Court

Apple originally sued Samsung in 2014, alleging infringement of numerous patents covering smartphone features, including slide-to-unlock, ...

20. Predicting SAS Institute in Advance of SCOTUS Oral Arguments

This case will give the Supreme Court the opportunity to declare whether the Patent Trial and Appeal Board must issue a written decision covering all ...

21. PTAB invalidates targeted advertising patents, preserving billions in Google ad revenue

It's just too bad that Google and Alphabet do not own the patent covering the technology which is earning them about $20 billion each quarter.

22. ResMed Says Considers Appeal On UK Case With Fisher & Paykel

David Pendarvis, the company's global general counsel and chief administrative officer said, "While we are disappointed the English Patents Court ...

23. There Is Only One Sure Way to Fix the Hepatitis C Epidemic

To keep prices high, Gilead has constructed an elaborate thicket of patents around its treatment portfolio—and the soonest a generic competitor will be ...

24. Chain reaction

However, a number of companies are building patent portfolios that cover improvements to the technology. Bank of America, IBM, Hewlett Packard, ...

25. Fisker Claims New Solid-State Battery Patents Could Lead to 500-Mile EV Range, 1-Minute ...

On Monday, Fisker Inc.—the company behind the Tesla Model S-fighting EMotion picture above—announced that it had filed patents for a new type of ...

26. Biolog granted patent on novel treatment for Clostridium difficile infection - seeks commercial partner

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biolog, Inc. announced today that it has been granted US Patent 9,662,372 describing a ...

27. Khondrion's Lead Candidate Therapy for Mitochondrial Disease Wins New Patents

Khondrion has secured three new patents that protect several products, including the Dutch pharmaceutical company's lead candidate, KH176, to treat ...

28. Bite Tech Inc. Announces New Ora-GUARD® Scholarship for Innovation Program

Bite Tech Inc holds more than 45 patents and pending patents for its innovative, proprietary designs and technologies. Bruxism sufferers look to Bite ...

29. EU regulators back Avastin biosimilar

In the US Amgen has a biosimilar of Humira approved by the FDA but has agreed not to launch it until 2023, because of a network of patents ...

30. Senators Question Allergan Over Its 'Market Monopoly'

Allergan (AGN) has dominated the news cycle after it sold patents for dry eye drug Restasis to the St. Regis Mohawks. Some thought it was an ...

31. Intellectual property leak is a serious disease: we have the antidote!

3000€: that's the average price for an English to Chinese translation for 1 patent. So, translating 50 patents a year would cost your company ...

32. Dolfin Launches LightStrikeTM – FINA approved Patent Pending Racing Technology

LightStrikeTM was developed after years of research in biomechanics, active drag analysis, fabric innovation, and compression analysis. Current ...

33. LG Patents A VR Headset That Can Split In Half

However, it appears that LG's new patent revolves around a different concept compared to the previous prototype, in that it seems to be capable of ...

34. Fisker has filed patents for solid-state batteries

It seems that we're on the cusp of a solid-state battery revolution. The latest company to announce progress in developing the new type of battery is ...

35. Mock Opposition Proceedings – A mock problem by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of Law

This mock Opposition proceeding is part of the Patent Law and Practice Program being taught by the BananaIP Team to the B.tech-LLB Students of ...

36. Post Grant Opposition of Patents in India – Lecture by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at UPES School of ...

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala recently delivered a lecture to the B.Tech – LLB students of UPES School of Law as part of the 'Patent Law and Practice ...

37. Erise gets another big victory against patent troll

Texas-based Packet Intelligence, a shell company that makes no products, acquired a portfolio of technology patents and has used them as the basis ...

38. ?Vuzix Is One to Watch in the Augmented Reality Space

Vuzix also announced this week that its patent portfolio has increased by 53% over the last year, with the number of patents and patents pending ...

39. The Real Deal Behind Broadcom's Hostile Bid For Qualcomm (Part 2) -- The Players

As Apple and Qualcomm remain locked in a lengthy legal battle over patents and royalties held by Qualcomm, Apple is beginning to design prototypes ...

40. With two patents under her belt, Aichi junior high school girl looks to help other inventive kids

Kamiya applied for a patent at the recommendation of her father, Toyoaki, 42, who runs a liquor sales consulting firm and had obtained a patent ...

41. Legal Departments of the Year, In-House Impact Award: Keith Askoff, Varian Medical Systems

At the heart of the Elekta litigation was a high-stakes case before the International Trade Commission involving Varian patents in radiotherapy systems ...

42. Legal Departments of the Year, In-House Impact Award: Nair Flores, Lyft

Flores, who is managing IP counsel at the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company, has also led an in-house team that increased patent activity by ...

43. Legal Departments of the Year, Litigation, Large Companies: Varian Medical Systems

It was Varian Medical Systems Inc.'s chief rival that actually sued the radiation oncology and cancer treatment company for patent infringement first.

44. Legal Departments of the Year, Patent Strategy, Emerging Companies: Pure Storage

Pure Storage's in-house attorneys have underscored innovation and collaboration in their approach to patent strategy—and the results over the past ...

45. Legal Departments of the Year, Patent Strategy, Large Companies: Square

More than one-third of all the patents that Square Inc. holds were obtained in the span of roughly one year. Since the payments company was founded ...

46. Swiss style claims and patent term extension

Under Australian patent law, the term of a pharmaceutical patent may be extended if certain criteria are met. In this regard, a patent term extension ...

47. Five testimonies from the Allergan-tribe patent hearing

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe acquired the patent rights to Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion), a dry eye treatment, from Allergan in ...

48. Proposed Emergency Patent Grant Measures in Brazil

The Brazilian Government may soon launch an emergency measure to eliminate the Patent Office's backlog by automatically granting 231,000 ...

49. AST Names Ray Strimaitis as Vice President, Corporate Development & Global Strategy

13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AST, the leading provider of proactive patent risk mitigation solutions, has named Ray Strimaitis to the newly created role of ...

50. US Patent Office Completes Reaffirmance Of f'real's Self-Cleaning Blender Patents

For this valuable technological advance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("Patent Office") awarded f'real three U.S. patents, U.S. Patent Nos.

51. Lifetime Achievement Awardee Honored For Over 30 Years of Advances in Automotive Molding

Technical specialist Dr. Suresh Shah, who holds more than 45 Intellectual Properties including patents and trade secrets, was recognized at SPE ...

52. aiwan's Giga Solar paste producer pays DuPont for patents use

Taiwan's leading conductive paste manufacturer Giga Solar Materials Corporation has agreed to pay patent licensing fees to rival, DuPont ...

53. Qualcomm to reject Broadcom's $130bn takeover bid

"First, the comparative size difference of the two companies' patent portfolios is substantial. Qualcomm has over 170,000 patents, estimated to be ...

54. New Patent Reveals LG VR Headset Final Design

Unlike the prototype design which had a flip-up visor similar to some of the Windows Mixed Reality devices, the patent describes the ability for the front ...

55. High-tech industries dominate China innovation, says Top 100 report

“In the same period, the total number of patented inventions rose from 85,000 in 2006 to 1.67 million in 2015, an astounding increase of over 1,850%.

Patent News for Sunday 12th November 2017

24 new stories

Nov 12 2017

1. The Robeco Institutional Asset Management BV Acquires 103955 Shares of RPX Corp. (RPXC)

RPX Corporation offers patent risk management solutions. The Company's patent risk management solution facilitates exchanges of value between ...

2. Agent or attorney?

The Korean Bar Association (KBA) is waging war against patent attorneys ... The KPAA added the term patent attorney is also widely used in regions ...

3. Fisher & Paykel says UK court rules rival Resmed's patent is invalid

WELLINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - A British court has ruled that a patent held by health appliance firm Resmed Inc for a mask that treats sleep apnea ...

4. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,808,909 B2. Orifice for a Waterjet Cutter. Issued to Pradeep Nambiath of Rogers and David S. Wootton of Joplin, Mo. Assigned to KMT ...

5. Fresh salvo in the turf battle between innovator & generic drug makers

Every business has the right to adopt legitimate practises to protect their own interest. Right? But a recent article argues that going beyond the patent ...

6. Apple iPhone 11 Could Have An Extra Wide-Angle Lens Camera, New Patent Hints

Apple is well-known for its smartphone cameras, which are set to get even better, going by recent developments. The smartphone company recently ...

7. When Big Brother Comes Marching In: Patent Challenges on Entrepreneurial Campuses

There is often the assumption that all university research is “basic” research, when in reality it is becoming increasingly common for “applied” research ...

8. Predicting Oil States in Advance of SCOTUS Oral Arguments

Whether inter partes review – an adversarial process used by the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to analyze the validity of existing patents ...

9. Paula Estrada de Martin, Ph.D.

Paula Estrada de Martin, Ph.D. is a life sciences and biotechnology patent attorney in Baker Donelson's New Orleans office and a member of the ...

10. Curtain comes down on TiECon Kerala '17

If we had carried out research and developed patents and the patents were taken on board by the industry and developed over a period of time, ...

11. Olaeris Awarded 4G Flight Control Patent for Unmanned Aircraft

In fact, some companies may already be encroaching on Olaeris patents that include capabilities like autonomous alignment and landing on a vehicle, ...

12. UPDATE 1-Fisher & Paykel says UK court rules rival Resmed's patent is invalid

WELLINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Fisher & Paykel Healthcare said on Monday that it could continue to sell its sleep apnea masks in ...

13. Fisher & Paykel wins patent court case

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare says a court in the United Kingdom has ruled a patent asserted against it by rival manufacturer ResMed as "invalid".

14. Analysts See $-0.01 EPS for Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA)

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.31, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 3 investors sold Marathon Patent Group Inc shares ...

15. Zacks Investment Research Lowers Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG) to Sell

According to Zacks, “Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, and licenses patented technologies. It assists patent ...

16. EPS for Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Expected At $-0.01; Automatic Data Processing (ADP ...

Analysts expect Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA) to report $-0.01 EPS on November, 13.They anticipate $0.41 EPS change or 97.62% ...

17. EPS for Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA) Expected At $-0.01

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 3 investors sold Marathon Patent Group Inc ...

18. Samsung Galaxy X Specs, Release Date: Patent Reveals Foldable Phone's 2 Screens and What ...

This is at least what a patent filed by the company on Korea Intellectual Property Rights Information Service (KIPRIS) seems to indicate. Instead of a ...

19. Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Crossroads Systems (CRDS ...

As of October 31, 2016, the 972 patent family consisted of 31 patents and pending patents that are primarily concentrated around access controls.

20. Fisher & Paykel Healthcare wins patent case against ResMed

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (ASX:FPH) has announced today a UK Court ruling that a patent asserted against it by ResMed (ASX:RMD) is invalid.

21. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue Trimmed Diamondrock Hospitality Co (DRH) Position By ...

Marathon Patent Group Inc. is engaged in acquiring patents and patent rights from owners or other ventures. The company has market cap of $10.34 ...

22. F&P Healthcare wins patent case against ResMed in UK Court

Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Corp has won a patent case against ResMed in the UK in the ongoing intellectual property dispute for its face and nasal ...

23. Statement by ResMed on United Kingdom Case with Fisher & Paykel

"While we are disappointed the English Patents Court has ruled that ResMed's patent EP 2 708 258 is invalid in the UK, we are pleased by the court's ...

24. LG Patent Shows Unique Split Design for VR Headset

A new patent, first reported by Dutch publication LetsGoDigital, shows a prospective LG headset sporting a unique spring-loaded grommet system that ...