Patent News for Friday 21st July 2017

39 new stories

Jul 21 2017

1. Powerchip, Zentel to appeal patent ruling favoring Toshiba

Powerchip Technology and Zentel Electronics will file an appeal against a Taiwan IP court patent dispute ruling in favor of Toshiba, according to the ...

2. BRIEF-Chenguang Biotech Group receives patents

Says it received Europe PCT patent(No. EP2428258B1), for a method of producing natural products of polar or intermediate polarity, valid for 20 years.

3. New patent reveals Facebook is exploring a modular phone

Facebook is exploring new handheld gadget with interchangeable parts that could used like a smartphone or portable speaker, a new patent ...

4. Apple patents a smart dock for the upcoming iPhone

Apple has been granted a patent for an iPhone smart dock that could come with personal assistant Siri pre-installed along with an in-built wireless ...

5. Apple patents technology for hidden 911 calls

Apple has patented new technology to allow you to use your fingerprint to secretly call for help. This would work a lot like using your thumb to unlock ...

6. Intel sides with Apple, accuses Qualcomm of sinister motives

Both follow months long investigations into whether Qualcomm abused its patents to extort billions of dollars from manufacturers like Samsung.

7. Arista Sags: Q3 'Uncertainty' Rises with ITC Setback, Says Wells Fargo

We are deeply disappointed in the ITC's decision to enforce patent claims that the USPTO has clearly found to be invalid. This represents an ...

8. Roche's new breast cancer drug that could cut treatment time denied patent

The Indian Patent Office has refused a patent for an invention by Swiss pharma major F Hoffmann-La Roche AG related to a drug formulation meant to ...

9. Cisco, Arista Trade Barbs After US Product Ban Upheld

The emergency petition came after a ruling from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) found the relevant Cisco's patents to be invalid.

10. Is Facebook creating a phone? Patent reveals blueprint for mysterious 'modular' device

Facebook could be looking into creating a smartphone with interchangeable parts, according to a recent patent filing. The patent is for a 'modular ...

11. Canada's Recent Supreme Court Decision Supports Innovation

Apotex, the Court rejected a legal theory known as the "Promise Doctrine" which had been used by generic drug manufacturers to challenge patents ...

12. Leading corporate IPR filers like Apple, Samsung, Google, Microsoft and LG have very different ...

Five years since the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) came into force one of the defining elements of the US patent market has been the degree ...

13. Suven Life Science secures a product patent in Australia

Suven Life Science (Suven) has secured a product patent in Australia corresponding to the New Chemical Entities (NCEs) for the treatment of ...

14. Angel Chiang

Angel Chiang is a Litigation Associate at Fenwick & West. focuses her practice on a broad variety of litigation matters to support clients in the high ...

15. Sandoz Files Two Petitions for IPR of Two AbbVie Patents Related to Humira

Sandoz has filed a petition for inter partes review of AbbVie's U.S. Patent No. 8,802,100 (IPR2017-01823), which claims stable formulations of an ...

16. STRONGER Patents Act of 2017 Likely Too Heavy Lift for Congress

It may be late July, but the impending Congressional recess has not lessened potential interest by lawmakers in patent reform. On June 21, 2017, Sen.

17. UK Supreme Court broadens scope of patent protection

The UK Supreme Court's recent judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly sets out a revised approach to assessing the scope of protection of patents. The new ...

18. India: Section 3(D): Hurdle Or Advantage To The Pharmaceutical Sector- An Indian Perspective

Section 3(d) first appeared in the Indian Patents Act 1970 under Section 3 "What are not inventions". Indian companies began manufacturing bulk ...

19. There is online buzz over a potential new Nintendo 64 console, but is it premature?

Nintendo released its new portable Switch console earlier this year but a new set of patents filed by the company has fans believing they might also be ...

20. Protect patents around the world

Strong patent protections encourage companies to invest in medical research and development. Stripping firms of these protections would hurt ...

21. BRIEF-Chenguang Biotech Group receives patents

... * Says it received patent(No. ZL201511011443.1), for industrial production method of lycopene oil resin, valid for 20 years. * Says it received Europe ...

22. Is Facebook making a karaoke-playing phone that can track hikes?

Sometimes patents are dull. And sometimes they're from Facebook, and contain mentions of a mystery device that can add in random bits of ...

23. A Facebook phone? Curious patent reveals blueprint for modular device

Facebook is exploring a device with interchangeable parts that could be used as a smartphone or a speaker, a patent filing has shown. The modules ...

24. In Ironic Twist, Intel Accuses Qualcomm Of Anti-Competitive Tactics

Intel argued in its statement that because of Qualcomm's abuse of FRAND patents, Intel has remained the only premium LTE modem competitor to ...

25. Transparent Ceramics Technologies and Global Markets Data 2015-2016 with Estimates for 2017 ...

This section concludes with an analysis of the most important technological developments since 2015, including examples of significant patents ...

26. DIPP Joint Secretary Rajiv Aggarwal On The IPR Evolution For Indian Startups And Its Future

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) including Patent and Trademark, are major concerns for a startup to maintain its sanctity as an innovative company.

27. FDA Urged To Stop REMS Patents, Waive Shared REMS, Publish Letters To Brands

FDA faced pressure from a variety of stakeholders to take several specific steps to stop brand drug makers from using Risk Evaluation and Mitigation ...

28. Cayman Islands: New IP Laws come into force in August 1st of 2017

As for now, there are three separate IP Laws: The 2016 Trademarks Law, the 2016 Patents and Trademarks Amendment Law and the 2016 Design ...

29. Nikon Patents 35mm f/2 Lens for Full Frame Camera with Curved Sensor

Nikon has patented a new 35mm f/2 lens… for a full frame curved sensor. The news has sparked speculation that Nikon could be planning to use a ...

30. Probiotics: Novel Biosynthetic Tool to Develop Metallic Nanoparticles

Research inputs and patent reports according to an article published in the journal Recent Patents on Drug Delivery and Formulation highlight their ...

31. Facebook patents some kind of modular device

Business Insider spotted the patent application for a "modular electromechanical device" chassis, to which modules such as a speaker, microphone, ...

32. Facebook seeks patent for a modular device - CNET

33. Intel accuses Qualcomm of trying to kill mobile chip competition

Intel has jumped into the fray surrounding the Apple-Qualcomm patent spat by accusing the world's biggest maker of mobile phone chips of trying to ...

34. Intel accuses Qualcomm of abusing its mobile chip monopoly

Qualcomm's dispute with Apple over patents on its chip tech recently took a nasty turn when it asked the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to ...

35. Dish, Others Hit With Suit Over Data Compression Patents

s subsidiary Hughes Network Systems LLC as defendants, that the companies infringe eight of Realtime's patents with various products, including ...

36. ZEISS patents a rotary camera system for optical zoom that may be used on Nokia devices

Discovered by WinFuture, the company filed a patent with the German Patent and Trademark Office in 2015 that was made public in March. ZEISS ...

37. Facebook patents a modular device that could also be a phone

Or rather, it has patented what is technically a generic “modular electromechanical device” that, in at least one permutation, could also function as a ...

38. Arista Networks (ANET): ITC Prolongs Patent Pain - Stifel

While these patents in question had been found via U.S. PTO review to be unpatentable, the ITC notes that it will not change the status of the cease ...

39. Qualcomm's Party Is Over As Apple Attacks & Regulators Scrutinize

For one, Qualcomm has the policy of bundling its standard essential patents (SEP) with other proprietary patents and withholding from licensees ...

Patent News for Thursday 20th July 2017

36 new stories

Jul 20 2017

1. Voice-controlled iPhone dock, biometric 911 dialling activation among 54 patents filed by Apple

Apple has just been granted multiple patent grants, a total of 54, of which a couple are particularly important to note, as they are indicators that Apple is ...

2. Apple patents discreet 911 calling feature

The patent was published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday. The company says this new technology will use a sequence of ...

3. Stryker Won the Patent Case against Zimmer Biomet Holdings

On July 12, 2017, a US district court judge increased the penalties to be paid by Zimmer Biomet Holdings (ZBH) to Stryker (SYK) related to its patent ...

4. China sees 565000 invention patent applications in first half of 2017

BEIJING, July 20 (Xinhua) -- A total of 565,000 applications for invention patents were handled in China in the first half of 2017, statistics from the State ...

5. Apple patents a secret 911 dialing technology

#Apple has filed a #patent on Tuesday for iPhone users to dial #Emergency Services using fingerprint technology. In this feature, the person can ...

6. ALLU accepts settlement in patent infringement lawsuit

Last week, ALLU Finland Oy Ltd. settled a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court against Rock Tools Equipment, LLC, and Rock ...

7. Amazon Patents a Robot that Follows Customers Around

Whether it looks like a vaguely humanoid automaton or a glorified traffic cone, the robot that Amazon first patented in 2015 is, at its heart, no more than ...

8. SpinalCyte, LLC Receives New Japanese Patent

The technology described in the patent involves preparing a cell/scaffold composition wherein the cells are chondrocytes or chondrocyte-like cells.

9. Lamborghini Patents Urus Name Ahead Of December Reveal

Lamborghini Patents Urus Name Ahead Of December Reveal ... Lamborghini has patented the name Urus ahead of the model's official reveal on ...

10. Amazon has an idea for a fleet of robots that can charge your phone and sell you things

According to a A U.S. patent filed by Amazon in 2015 that was published Wednesday, Amazon thought about building an army of robots that would ...

11. Pfizer shares downgraded because Viagra patent is expiring later this year

The firm believes the drugmaker will suffer from the patent expirations of its key drugs such as Viagra and Lyrica in the next 18 months. The shares ...

12. Apple patents a secret way to contact the police using a sequence of discrete taps on the iPhone's ...

The patent application, filed to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, adds that both the pressure and timing of fingerprints could be used to ...

13. Amazon patents a 'friendly' robot to follow you around airports and shopping malls and charge up ...

A patent from the firm has revealed a scheme that would see 'friendly' robots equipped with power sockets wandering through public places, like ...

14. Apple Gains Four Allies in Phone-Patent Fight -- WSJ

Separately, Qualcomm said Wednesday it filed lawsuits against Apple in Germany alleging that the device maker infringes its patents. Those suits aim ...

15. First CRISPR patent pool signs up key patent owner, but significant challenges remain

The end of June was the deadline to submit patents for inclusion in a potential new pool, organised by MPEG LA, that will focus on the CRISPR/Cas9 ...

16. The Growing Problem of Online Counterfeit Products

Caution! Counterfeit. Today, the counterfeit trade no longer exists just through downtown city street vendors. Recently, the Internet has become a ...

17. STRONGER Patents Act of 2017 Disadvantages Domestic Manufacturers

In late June, Senators Coons, Cotton, Durbin, and Hirono introduced the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017. The Act includes provisions that seek to ...

18. Indian Patent Office issued a revised CRI - guidelines

The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (“CGPDTM”) issued revised Guidelines on Examination of Computer Related ...

19. Apple Acquires BellSouth Patent Regarding Home Device Automation and Smart Interaction

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple titled "Learning Device Interaction Rules." The invention was ...

20. Apple's Patents for Smart Connector, AirPods and GarageBand's 'Live Loops' GUI Surface at US ...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of patent applications from Apple that provide details behind the iPad's Smart Keyboard's ...

21. Apple patents fingerprint dial tech

Apple has patented a process that would allow users to secretly call 911 in the US, 999 in the UK, by using only their fingerprint. In a patent published ...

22. Conversant Announces Renaming of its Subsidiary Core Wireless to Conversant Wireless

r.l. Under its new name, Conversant Wireless will continue to license its worldwide portfolio of wireless patents and patent applications that cover ...

23. Federal Circuit Affirms Validity of GTL Biometric Security Patent, All Claims of Key Inmate ...

The unanimous Federal Circuit ruling affirmed an April 2016, PTAB final written decision that validated all challenged claims of the '243 patent that the ...

24. Franklin business sued for selling patent-protected chicken collagen

Franklin-based lifestyle wellness company is being sued in federal court for allegedly selling and labeling patent-protected avian collagen. The lawsuit ...

25. Tobago seamstress patents fashion ruler*

Rhona Jack, 51, of Sou Sou Lands, Tobago said she invented the Udazzle fashion ruler which has been patented in the United States as of May.

26. Avid and Harmonic to Meet in Court Over Patent Dispute

The two have been locked in patent battle since 2011, when Avid went after Harmonic over patents covering large-file storage and retrieval processes.

27. Will East Texas be able to keep patent cases, despite the Supreme Court?

The top US patent court has been asked to consider an urgent appeal from a manufacturer of supercomputers that's desperate to escape an upcoming ...

28. How PTO Submissions Can Waive Privilege to Future Communications – Even for Trial Counsel ...

In the underlying litigation, OptumInsight has sued Cave Consulting for infringement of several healthcare analytics patents. One of the originally ...

29. An ITC ruling for Hyosung brings the patent bout with Diebold right back to a draw

The patent in question, No. 8,523,235, Cash and cheque automatic depositing apparatus, covers a Nautilus Hyosung invention that allows an ATM ...

30. Apple granted patent for what could be a Siri dock - CNET

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32. This Apple selfie patent could mean group shots without the selfie stick

Taking a selfie is easy, but taking a good selfie, on the other hand, isn't always so simple. Apple, however, was recently awarded a patent for ...

33. Probiotics: Novel biosynthetic tool to develop metallic nanoparticles

This research article by Dr. Nida Akhtar et al has been published in Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2017.

34. Rumours emerge on basis for legal challenge against Unified Patent Court reforms in Germany

However, patent law specialist Marc L. Holtorf of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said two distinct rumours have been circulating as ...

35. Protect patents, Balsillie advises Ottawa

Intellectual property, or IP, is about owning, protecting and making money from an idea in any sector via tools like patents or copyrights, viewed by ...

36. Pfizer Stock Downgraded On Expiring Viagra, Lyrica Patents

The firm lowered its rating on Pfizer to "Neutral" from "Outperform" as the pharma giant is faced with two "meaningful" expiring patents for its Viagra ...

Patent News for Wednesday 19th July 2017

55 new stories

Jul 19 2017

1. Wipro sees volatile environment but clients still looking to spend

Our investments in emerging technology spaces of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Digital resulted in 603 patents last year,” he said.

2. Apple Patents Secret 911 Calling Tech for the iPhone

In a bid to enhance security measures on iPhone, Apple has patented a technology that would allow users to secretly call 911 using their fingerprints.

3. Apple's Patented iPhone Panic Button Might Not Make You Much Safer

Could future iPhones come with a built-in panic button to discreetly summon the cops? It's certainly a possibility, judging by Apple's recent patent ...

4. New feature could secretly dial 911 on iPhones: Apple patent

A new patent filed by Apple to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office details a new technology for an iPhone to quickly and automatically call 911.

5. Apple patents technology that may save your life

Also, according to the patent, the feature could give first responders your location or automatically pull live audio and video from the phone. It's unclear ...

6. How Uber Complicates Alphabet's Patent Philosophy

Given its war chest, Alphabet (GOOGL) can pick up fights frequently and win many of them. This partly explains why its legal dispute with Uber is ...

7. Apple patents secret 911 fingerprint dialling

The patent gives Apple the exclusive rights to allow iPhone users to make a 999 call when they may not be able to take out their phone - such as if ...

8. Conduent Patents Facial Expression Recognition Technology for Multiple Industries

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT) has been awarded a U.S. patent for technology that ...

9. Apple patents way to call 911 via fingerprint

10. Apple patents way to secretly call 911

11. Apple patents secret 911 calling feature using fingerprint

Apple patents secret 911 calling feature using fingerprint San Francisco: In a bid to enhance security measures on iPhone, Apple has patented a ...

12. How to make sure we all benefit when nonprofits patent technologies like CRISPR

But are they really operating in the public interest when they wield their patent rights in ways that constrict research? Or when potentially lifesaving ...

13. Apple patents new emergency iPhone feature

With a quick finger scan, Apple wants its users to be able to alert emergency services. In a patent filed Tuesday with the United States Patent and ...

14. Apple patents new process to let users secretly dial 9-1-1

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Apple wants you to be able to secretly call for help in an emergency. The tech company has patented a process that would ...

15. Sparkke takes on status quo with wine in a can

Subsequently they took out further patents outlining a set of specifications for preparing the wine before canning to optimise shelf life, maintaining ...

16. Apple patents technology to dial 999 with a fingerprint

The patent describes how users can set different fingerprints, patterns and even amount of force to trigger a 999 call. For example, if you usually use ...

17. 'Patent troll' Shipping and Transit LLC ordered to pay litigation fees

In the most recent case, which was ruled on July 10, Shipping and Transit LLC had filed a patent infringement lawsuit against lensdiscounters.com, ...

18. Inventors Corner: How long does the patent process take?

Jeffrey Proehl is a registered patent attorney with Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. in Sioux Falls. A frequent question of people considering applying ...

19. Apple patents technology to discreetly call 911 using your fingerprint

Apple has patented a new technology to more discreetly call emergency services by simply touching the iPhone screen, aimed at helping users evade ...

20. BioMarker Strategies Announces Issuance of Key Patent in Europe Covering the Company's ...

The PathMAP® Functional Signaling Profiles for which BioMarker Strategies announced a granted patent in Europe today are made possible by the ...

21. European SMEs can lead the world in the IoT revolution

We see two threats emerging: the growing number of patent free-riders- companies often based in Asia and the USA that use SME technologies at ...

22. Avid's Patent Infringement Claims Against Harmonic Inc. Set to Proceed to Trial

Following the latest rulings by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. and the United States Patent and Trademark Office, ...

23. Apple patents technology that will allow users to secretly call 911 using fingerprint

According to the patent published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the feature would allow users to call emergency services when a ...

24. Apple patents method to secretly call 999 using sequence of fingerprints

The US Patent and Trademark Office has published a patent for a "touch processing module" that can process input on a touch screen to detect ...

25. Apple patents Siri-powered 'Smart Dock' home speaker with Amazon Echo Show-like display

The patent, which was one of a whopping 54 Apple patents that received a sign-off from the US Patent and Trademark Office, shows a chunky, ...

26. CFC now offers patent infringement cover to UK-based tech firms

Specialist lines underwriting agency CFC Underwriting has added the option of patent infringement cover for UK-based technology companies – a ...

27. Qualcomm opens European front in patent war with Apple

Qualcomm has sued Apple to stop imports and sales of iPhones in Germany, alleging that they infringe on its patents.

28. ?Raise Production gains patents for horizontal wellbore production system

Calgary-based Raise Production Inc. has received an Australian patent for its Horizontal Wellbore Production System, a process of producing ...

29. Apple patents discreet emergency call technology

The company has patented a process that would allow users to discreetly dial for help using only your fingerprint. The patent was published Tuesday ...

30. Canada's patent linkage regulations get long-awaited makeover

On July 15, 2017, the Government of Canada proposed major amendments to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations ...

31. Apple contractors join legal battle vs. Qualcomm

The legal battle forced Qualcomm in April to cut its profit forecast because it no longer expected patent-licensing revenue from the iPhone in the ...

32. Avid: Patent Fight with Harmonic Heading to Trial

Avid said the case centers on Harmonic's MediaGrid storage system and Avid's U.S. Patent Nos. 6,760,808 and 7,487,309 (Computer system and ...

33. Loci ICO Aims to Combat Patent Fraud With Ethereum Blockchain Network

Loci, the development firm behind InnVenn, a patent protection solution designed specifically for inventors, is engaging in an initial coin offering (ICO) ...

34. Apple Acquired Eleven Pantech Patents in Q3 Related to Wireless Communications, MIMO and ...

The company is known to hold 2,036 domestic and 1,111 overseas patents. Pantech was the first company in the world to have placed a fingerprint ...

35. Apple's iPhone manufacturers counter-sue Qualcomm over patent fees

This latest legal maneuver marks another step in the increasingly fierce legal war being waged by Apple and Qualcomm over patent licensing.

36. Honda Interior Patents Spotted for 'Baby NSX'

A recent patent filing by the Japanese automaker shows the interior for what appears to be a small, NSX-lite roadster—a "baby NSX." Published on ...

37. Apple acquires 12 patents from Korea's Pantech

[THE INVESTOR] Apple has acquired 12 patents from Pantech, the troubled Korean smartphone maker that once competed head-on with bigger rivals ...

38. Apple patents a feature that could save lives

In a patent published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Apple describes a feature that could literally save lives.

39. Apple patents tech allowing iPhone user to use fingerprint to call 911

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Apple is working on a way to use the iPhone to secretly call 911. The tech company patented a process that would allow a ...

40. Apple Patents Discreet 911 Calling Feature

(CNN) – Apple wants you to be able to secretly call for help in an emergency. The tech company has patented a process that would allow you to ...

41. Trade secrets more popular than patents in the EU, study finds

A study released by the European Union Intellectual Property Office has found that trade secrets are more popular than patents, particularly for large ...

42. Apple patents discreet 911 call feature for iPhone

Apple suggests the technology would look for a sequence of fingerprints or applied pressure to trigger an emergency call. (Source: U.S. Patent and ...

43. AIA Patents: Now Most Issued Patents are AIA Patents

The chart shows the results from a ~9000 patent sample showing the percentage of issued patents that are categorized as “AIA Patents.” The key ...

44. Mid-engined Honda 'baby NSX' sports car previewed by new patents

Posted on the European Union Intellectual Property Office website, the images show a narrow front section and a lengthy rear that features slats and ...

45. Apple granted patent for what could be a Siri dock

Of course, this is just a patent. Companies file for patents all the time and nothing ever comes from them. But this one is interesting because of the ...

46. Venture Life awarded patent, signs new distribution deal

The AIM-traded firm said it was also granted an EU patent from the European Patent Office over the UltraDEX Sensitive range, with a patent ...

47. Apple patents discreet 911 dialing technology

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple filed a patent for a discreet way to call 911 with the use of fingerprint technology. USA Today reported that Apple's patent ...

48. Fed. Circ. Affirms ITC Infringement Ruling On Dental Patents

Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 2:10 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit upheld a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling that a dental supply ...

49. Qualcomm, Apple patent row hits Germany

Qualcomm filed patent infringement lawsuits against Apple in two German cities, with the chip giant “seeking damages and injunctive relief for iPhones ...

50. Protecting Plant Innovations: Patents in United States, Australia, and New Zealand

In the United States, new plant varieties can be protected in three primary ways: (1) plant variety protection (PVP); (2) plant patents; and (3) utility ...

51. Patents appropriated for dietary collagen supplements

The lawsuit involves patents on unique methods to extract a specific form of collagen from the flexible cartilage found in chicken sternums and the ...

52. Qualcomm opens European front in patent war with Apple

Qualcomm has asked two German courts to suspend sales of iPhones, alleging they infringe on its patents, while four Apple contractors from which ...

53. Apple received patents for a voice-operated iPhone dock, a new emergency dial method, and more

Apple has received a bundle of 54 granted patents today, some of which are not really newsworthy, while others seem quite exciting. One of the ...

54. Conduent Incorporated (CNDT) Secures Facial Expression Recognition Technology Patents for ...

Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT) has been awarded a U.S. patent for technology that automatically recognizes facial expressions using images ...

55. Amazon patents a robot to stalk you at the airport

This week, a U.S. patent filed by Amazon in 2015 was published for a power-charging robot that will come to your aid when you're at the airport in ...

Patent News for Tuesday 18th July 2017

49 new stories

Jul 18 2017

1. Lexaria Bioscience Awarded Australian Patent For Cannabinoid Infused Edibles

The issuance of this patent guards Lexaria's intellectual property for the edible delivery of all non-psychoactive cannabinoids, including those that are ...

2. Lululemon lawsuit claims competitor infringes its sports bra design

Lululemon Athletica claims in a federal lawsuit that Under Armour infringed its patents on a sports bra design that incorporates four criss-cross straps ...

3. New Patent Images Preview Baby NSX Interior

Rumors and speculation surrounding the baby NSX has died down quite a bit, but these latest patent images will surely re-spark the discussion.

4. Sarepta, BioMarin Fall After Settling Patent Fight

Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) are falling Tuesday, after announced they had reached a settlement regarding ...

5. Renesas Electronics Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Zond LLC

Renesas and other defendants challenged the patentability of Zond's remaining patents in inter partes reviews (IPR) with the Patent Trial and Appeal ...

6. Recent Awards of Multiple US Patents Reinforce Spectro Scientific's Leadership Role in Fluid ...

Spectro Scientific, one of the world's largest suppliers of oil, fuel, and processed-water analysis instrumentation and software, recently has been ...

7. Apple has invented a way to secretly call 911 using your fingerprint

A patent application published on Tuesday depicted technology that would sense the "manner" in which a fingerprint hit the iPhone screen to trigger a ...

8. Disney Accused of Using Stolen Technology in Hit Films

Rearden says Disney knowingly contracted with a Chinese company that stole its patented “facial performance motion capture” technology.

9. Diebold Nixdorf to appeal latest ruling in patent infringement dispute

In the latest patent infringement suit, the International Trade Commission sided with Diebold Nixdorf in three of four claims but found what Diebold ...

10. Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf expects out of court settlement with Apple

The patent lawsuit trial between Qualcomm and Apple is not expected to begin until next year but with the contract between the two companies ...

11. Recent Awards of Multiple US Patents Reinforce Spectro Scientific's Leadership Role in Fluid ...

Patent US9228956, “In-situ fluid analysis sensor bolt” describes an innovative online fluid sensor based on a bolt that is engineered to permit fluid to ...

12. Sarepta, BioMarin Settle Exon-Skipping Patent Dispute

Sarepta Therapeutics will license global exclusive rights to BioMarin Pharmaceutical's patent estate for the marketed Duchenne muscular dystrophy ...

13. Qualcomm CEO expects that Apple will likely end up settling in latest lawsiut

Qualcomm and Apple are currently in a heated back and forth of legalities. Not long ago, Qualcomm sued Apple over unpaid patent loyalties that ...

14. Apache discontinues use of Facebook code libraries

The foundation banned the use of libraries, frameworks and tools covered by Facebook's open-source 'BSD-plus-Patents' license in any new projects, ...

15. Report shows drug patents fare better in IPR proceedings at PTAB

Focusing on just the IPRs involving Orange Book patents, 44 percent were ... CDER-listed biologic drug patents also survive PTAB challenges better ...

16. House IP Subcommittee holds yet another one-sided hearing on bad patents and patent trolls

Darrell Issa (R-CA) led off the hearing by discussing the large number of interests who are often on Capitol Hill to discuss their issues with “patent trolls ...

17. Patents Don't Sue People, People Sue People

Judge Michel extended his long history of service to the patent community, detailing a recent sharp decline in the value of U.S. patents which he ...

18. Supreme Court of Canada Promises New Utility Test for Patents

What does “useful”, one of the basic requirements for the patentability of an invention, mean in Canadian patent law? On June 30, 2017, ...

19. Boehringer Ingelheim Prevails in IPR Against AbbVie's '135 Humira Patent

In two final written decisions issued, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “PTAB” or “Board”) found all claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,889,135 (the '135 ...

20. Cannabis Industry FAQ

There is no "lawful commerce" provision for patents, so marijuana businesses are not prohibited from seeking patent protections for multiple aspects of ...

21. Coherus Challenges One AbbVie Humira Patent In Four PTAB Proceedings

I've written previously about sequential PTAB challenges to the same patent, but the dispute between Coherus Biosciences Inc. and AbbVie ...

22. An Access Regime based on Indian Patents Act -Review Of “The Access Regime” by Feroz Ali

Irrespective of the regional patent system still patent rights are territorial. As a result, a patent granted in one country does not automatically translate ...

23. Digital Ally Receives Another Patent Related to Its Innovative, Body-Mounted Cameras

9,712,730 (the " '730 Patent") for a Portable Video and Imaging System. The '730 Patent is in the same family of patents that covers Digital Ally's ...

24. Lexaria Bioscience Awarded Australian Patent For Cannabinoid Infused Edibles

OTCQB : LXRP) ( CSE : LXX) (the "Company" or "Lexaria") is pleased to announce that the Australian Patent Office has granted patent #2015274698 ...

25. India: Penalties And Reliefs Under Patents Act

Chapter XX [Sections 118-124] of the Patents Act, 1970, deals with the provisions of penalties. Various parameters have been laid down by the Patent ...

26. uniQure Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio with Newly Issued Patent Providing Broad ...

uniQure's intellectual property portfolio for its manufacturing platform includes multiple fundamental molecular and process-related patents and ...

27. Qualcomm CEO Wants 'Out of Court' Settlement With Apple On Patent Dispute

Global chip maker Qualcomm that recently filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple now expects 'out of court' settlement with the ...

28. Apple Granted 54 Patents today covering an iPhone Dock Featuring Siri, Wireless Charging and ...

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 cover ...

29. Apple Granted a Patent for a new Laminar Battery System for Longer Battery Life and Faster ...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 54 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. The particular granted patent ...

30. Material Information Disclosure: UnitedCorp Geo-location Based Filters Patent Portfolio ...

Material Information Disclosure: UnitedCorp Geo-location Based Filters Patent Portfolio Independently Valued by TechInsights, at US $1.04 Billion ...

31. Loci Announces New Protocol for Affordable Patent Searching

Not only will it provide for a more efficient and user-friendly way to search for patents, but it will change the way we can invent and invest long term.

32. Sarepta and BioMarin Settle Patent Lawsuit for Duchenne Exon-Skipping Drugs

Sarepta and BioMarin announced that the former will pay the latter $35 million to have global exclusive rights to its DMD patent estate for Sarepta's ...

33. Relatively few NIH grantees get lion's share of agency's funding

Patents—a favored metric for scientific innovation and another source of income for institutions—were also concentrated in the hands of a few: Ten ...

34. Blog: European patents after Brexit

David Moreland, a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney for Marks & Clerk, writes on the impact of Brexit on European patent applications.

35. Q&A on translating your science

Jonathan Thon answers questions on dealing with patents when starting up your own company, as well as how to split your time between your startup ...

36. Apple patents way to secretly call 911 using your fingerprint

Apple has patented a process that would allow users to secretly call 911 using only their fingerprint. In a patent published by the United States Patent ...

37. uniQure Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio with Newly Issued Patent Providing Broad ...

The newly issued Hermens '627 patent significantly expands uniQure's leading intellectual property portfolio related to large-scale, highly ...

38. Mosys Inc. (NASDAQ:MOSY) Is Today's Tech Focus

Without a doubt the most interesting assets of MoSys are its patents. As of December 31, 2016, MoSys held 67 U.S. and 36 foreign patents on various ...

39. Fighting in Court Over MS Generics

According to an article in the Boston Business Journal, in the five days between June 26-30 Biogen filed 26 patent-infringement lawsuits in federal ...

40. We just like picturing Jeff Bezos wandering around an airport unable to find an outlet

Today in weird Amazon patents, the folks at GeekWire have uncovered a filing for a power-charging robot that comes to your aid in public places when ...

41. Apple, Qualcomm And The Future Of Mobile Patent Protection

In a clever legal move, Apple (AAPL) is challenging the way royalty payments are calculated for the use of Qualcomm (QCOM) patents. An Apple ...

42. Sarepta and BioMarin settle exon skipping patent fight

It will also pay BioMarin an 8% royalty on EXONDYS 51 sales through 2023 in the EU and other countries where certain BioMarin/AZL patents exist.

43. ?BioMarin snags cash as Sarepta skips Duchenne patent battle

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. agreed to pay $35 million plus royalties and potential milestones to BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. to resolve a dispute over ...

44. Broad Institute backs central Crispr patent licensing platform

Chief executive Larry Horn said in a statement that Crispr is 'too important to be left at risk of endless patent battles and splintered licensing regimes', ...

45. Renesas wins US patent infringement lawsuit

Renesas Electronics says the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts has ruled in its favour in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against ...

46. Amazon patents robot that'll come at your call, charge your device and sell you stuff

A diagram from Amazon's patent application shows a power-charging robot offering a charging cable and a stick of gum for sale. (Amazon Illustration ...

47. Texas Judge Nixes Use Of TC Heartland In Data Patents Row

Law360, New York (July 18, 2017, 2:02 PM EDT) -- An Eastern District of Texas magistrate judge has recommended denying a motion by computer ...

48. Are State-Owned Patents Immune From IPRs Under The Eleventh Amendment?

In separate non-precedential decisions issued by three different panels, the PTAB has permitted state university patent owners to invoke the Eleventh ...

49. Apple patents discreet 911 calling tech for iPhone

Apple filed a patent Tuesday for a more discreet way to contact 911 using fingerprint technology. Most smartphones can contact emergency services ...

Patent News for Monday 17th July 2017

24 new stories

Jul 17 2017

1. Genesis Patents GT60, GT70, GT80, GT90 Trademarks - Could This Mean A Supra Killer Is In The ...

With the G80 and G90 sedans already in showrooms, recent trademark applications give us an idea of the direction in which the Korean automaker ...

2. Business News Wales Exclusive: The Business Dangers of Not Trademarking New Products

Fidget Spinner Inventor, Catherine Hettinger, could not afford to renew the patent fee of the popular children's craze she created and therefore makes ...

3. Antitrust: Commission sends Statement of Objections to Teva on 'pay for delay' pharma agreement

Cephalon owned the patents for the drug and its manufacture. After certain Cephalon patents on the modafinil compound expired in the European ...

4. Ra Medical Systems Granted Broad Patent for DABRA Catheter for Cardiovascular Disease ...

The patent, which covers DABRA's “small flexible liquid core catheter for laser ablation in body lumens and methods for use,” is pivotal for Ra Medical ...

5. Patent Images Show The New Renault Megane RS In Full

The 2018 Renault Megane RS won't be officially revealed until September's Frankfurt Motor Show but a number of patent images have just leaked ...

6. Great Elm Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEC) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

Unwired Planet, Inc., an intellectual property licensing company, develops patents that allow mobile devices to connect to the Internet and enable ...

7. Netlist Expands Legal Action Against SK hynix For Patent Infringement

Netlist also recently filed a new lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California asserting two recently issued U.S. patents against ...

8. Munck Wilson Mandala adds seven

Howison and Arnott will join as partners in the firm's Dallas, Texas office, focusing on patents and trademarks. They both previously worked together at ...

9. Smartphone Controlled Vision is Coming

The patent pending "Omega" is designed to correct vision anytime by changing the curvature of the lenses on-demand, via smart phone or other ...

10. UK: The UK Supreme Court Re-Vitalises Patent Infringement By Equivalents

The question of whether something that falls outside the literal wording of a patent claim is nevertheless an infringement, is one that the courts have ...

11. Novagen Assembles Patent Team for AmerYcan(TM) Engine

Novagen's Opposing Piston Divaricate Cylinder Y engine (now branded as the AmerYcan™ Engine) which is under patent application has been ...

12. Transtex LLC and Transtex Composite Inc. File Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against WABCO ...

In the lawsuit, Transtex asserts that WABCO Holdings Inc. and Laydon Composites Ltd. infringe eight of Transtex's patents by manufacturing and ...

13. David Moreland: Pan-European patent law change challenged

Companies which have patents granted by the EPO then need to have ... EU membership is a requirement for entering the Unitary Patent scheme.

14. e.Digital Corporation (OTCMKTS:EDIG) Is A Good Risk/Reward Play

New patents were announced in 2017. On May 3, 2017, it was reported that e.Digital Corporation announced that the United States Patent and ...

15. Apache Foundation recommends against using Facebook BSD patents licensed artifacts

The difference now is that the Apache Foundation recommends against using React.js and other software using the Facebook BSD+patents license.

16. Stryker awarded $248.7 million in patent lawsuit

KALAMAZOO — Stryker Corp. is due $248.7 million from rival Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. in a seven-year-old federal lawsuit over patent ...

17. Amazon files patent for recipe box deliveries

Amazon has filed a US patent to create and deliver recipe boxes. Billed as 'We do the prep. You be the chef.' The idea is that you can have ...

18. Government Appoints 'Panchgavya' Research Panel Including RSS, VHS Members

Mansinghka also claims that his organisation has six patents related to research on cows and has collaborated with CSIR in the past. Justifying the ...

19. Short Interest in Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA) Increases By 95.1%

Marathon Patent Group logo Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of June.

20. Fortress Biotech (FBIO) Reports Filing of Provisional Patent Application for Caelum Biosciences ...

Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIO) today announced that Columbia University (“Columbia”) has filed a provisional patent application with the U.S. ...

21. Wabco Holdings (WBC) Faces Patent Infringement Lawsuit from Transtex LLC & Transtex ...

Transtex LLC and Transtex Composite Inc. (together "Transtex") announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against WABCO ...

22. Blue Apron (APRN) Slammed Again on Amazon Meal Kit Patent

Get the Pulse of the Market with StreetInsider.com's Pulse Picks. Get your Free Trial here. Recent IPO Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) is lower again in ...

23. Bioverativ alleges patent infringement by CSL

Australian plasma products giant CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) says it has become aware that Bioverativ (Nasdaq: BIVV) has filed complaints in the US ...

24. Big Pharma Buys Into Crowdsourcing for Drug Discovery

Part of the problem is simply that drug design is hard. But many researchers point to the systems of paywalls and patents that lock up data, slowing the ...

Patent News for Sunday 16th July 2017

19 new stories

Jul 16 2017

1. Scientists develop precision microfluidic device to detect pathogens

The ministry said the team has set up a startup to commercialize the technology after obtaining some dozen patents in South Korea and filing for two ...

2. (LEAD) New venture firm to commercialize innovative microfluidics technology

The ministry said the research team has obtained some dozen patents in South Korea and filed for two patents in the United States and Europe.

3. Hebrew University of Jerusalem earns $US20b from commercialising its research

"We count patents for promotion. We count publications like any other institutions, but we also count patents as part of the portfolio of a professor to be ...

4. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,699,984 B1. Soybean Variety ELL0254. Issued to James Thomas of DeWitt. Assigned to Bayer CropScience LP of Research Triangle Park, ...

5. PTI Special: Govt sets up panel including RSS, VHP members for

The government circular says former CSIR Director R A Mashelkar, known for vigorously campaigning against US patents on turmeric and basmati ...

6. 2018 Renault Megane RS and GT revealed in patent filings

The styling of the next-generation Renault Megane RS has been revealed via filings made with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

7. Apple's deal with a Korean NPE indicates the patents involved were of very high quality

Apple has acquired a group of 11 patents from Korean NPE Goldpeak, according to USPTO assignment records dated 29th June. The transaction ...

8. Precision microfluidic device to detect pathogens developed

The Ministry said the team has set up a startup to commercialise the technology after obtaining some dozen patents in South Korea and filing for two ...

9. The High Tech Inventors Alliance: The newest institution of the efficient infringer lobby in DC

It would be far too generous to say that all of these companies making up the HTIA are truly interested in promoting balanced patent reform that ...

10. $17 million: The real and staggering cost to patent in the US in the PTAB age

At least $17 million. That is what my Bunch O Balloons patent has cost so far. It could grow to $50 million. Yes, we are talking about water balloons, not ...

11. Josh Malone

It was just as quickly knocked off resulting in a patent litigation now totaling 6 patents, 5 patent suits, 5 PTAB petitions/trials, 4 preliminary injunctions, ...

12. Benefiting from pharmaceutical patent protection waiver

The WHO opines that exemption from patents allows LDCs to either locally produce or to import generic products even when those are still under ...

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15. Barley Battle Brews

As huge brewers and agriculture firms patent genetic mutations of plants, Germany's family-owned beer breweries worry about the future of their ...

16. Layering of Law upon the Injunctive Relief Standard.

As in the Apple and Samsung cases, this is a situation where the patents cover a few components of a multi-component product. The District Court ...

17. Sharp fall in patent applications as new EU regulations take hold

Patent applications plummeted by 35 per cent last year. The Irish Patent Office (IPO) received 287 applications for full-term and short-term patents ...

18. Next gen Renault Megane RS revealed in patent images

The next generation Renault Megane RS will make its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show later this year but ahead of the official reveal, the patent ...

19. Sault inventor promotes benefits of new type of wind turbine

“Nu-Phase Technologies, however, is in the process of obtaining international protection on patents for wind turbines that will not only produce ...

Patent News for Saturday 15th July 2017

12 new stories

Jul 15 2017

1. SCOTUS rules patent owners exhaust rights with sale, leaving questions for manufacturers ...

In a 7-1 verdict, the high court overwhelmingly ruled on May 30 that after a patent owner sells an item, all patent rights are “exhausted,” thus prohibiting ...

2. Patents show Apple working on facial recognition since the first iPhone

Certain filed patents dating back to the last decade and along with a report from Apple Insider in relation to the facial recognition feature have been ...

3. TVS Motor gets patent related to headlamp mounting arrangement

TVS Motor has received patent protection for its innovation related to a headlamp mounting arrangement, which may save against potential damage ...

4. 1860s Gunsmith Was Also an Inventor in Washington

He tried to make these common objects as perfect as possible, developing eight patents on them. Between the years 1868 and 1880, Bergner's shop ...

5. Eleventh Hour Settlement in Cialis Patent Suit Clears Path for Generics

That's four to 10 months longer than had been expected based on its patent on the tadalafil compound. In exchange, Lilly is giving up the last 19 ...

6. LETTER: Stories abound about GM crops

Patenting of new plant varieties is not unique to biotech crop as demonstrated by the patents on many types of seeds including certified organic seeds.

7. How brick-and-mortar retailers can fight Amazon's new patent

This patent details a mechanism whereby retailers can intercept in-store shoppers if they attempt to browse the web using the free in-store WiFi.

8. Short Interest in Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA) Rises By 95.1%

Marathon Patent Group logo Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in June. As of June ...

9. CenterPoint Properties Announces First Patent

OAK BROOK, IL JULY 14, 2017 (STL.NEWS) CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the Company's first patent: the Room Data Sheet Tracking ...

10. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. Has $670000 Position in Marathon Patent Group ...

Marathon Patent Group logo Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. cut its stake in Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) by 8.4% ...

11. Amazon granted a patent that prevents in-store shoppers from online price checking.

12. Amazon Patents Technology For At-Home Augmented Reality

Amazon AR patent involves combination of computers, cameras and projectors to show AR image on a physical surface without a headset.

Patent News for Friday 14th July 2017

12 new stories

Jul 14 2017

1. IEV unit granted UK patent for self-cleaning apparatus

IEV Holdings on Friday announced it has received a patent certificate bearing patent serial number GB2506088 through its wholly owned subsidiary, ...

2. Ford Patents Retractable Bicycle Rack For The Mustang

Automakers frequently patent cool and interesting ideas they have and details of a patent filed by Ford have just emerged and it's interesting to say the ...

3. Michelin sues US tire retreader for patent infringement

Nashville, Tennessee – Michelin North America Inc. is suing Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc., alleging the retreader has infringed on patented ...

4. Medical device company sues law firm Shumaker for legal malpractice

The case was filed on Friday, July 7, at the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida and arose from a patent infringement dispute between ...

5. DroneShield Ltd(ASX:DRO)Awarded Additional US Patents

DroneShield has been awarded two additional patents by the #UnitedStates Patent and Trademark Office, with an additional application allowed, ...

6. US patent system in poor health: former Fed Circuit chief judge

The health of the US patent system is poor, with most patent owners unable to enforce their rights, according to a former chief judge of the US Court of ...

7. Goldman Sachs Patents Cryptocurrency-Based Securities Settlement System

According to a confirmation document issued this week, Goldman is now the exclusive operator of such a mechanism, the firm had originally applied ...

8. With Speedier Time-to-Market and Shorter Product Life Cycles: Diligent Prosecution and Beyond

I also didn't try to add a whole lot to the literature on how IPRs (and CBMs) have likewise negatively affected the strength of patents. What I did try to do ...

9. Patent System In 'Crisis Mode,' Ex-Fed. Circ. Chief Says

Former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel offered views on patents that differed from those of several members of the House Judiciary ...

10. Canada Capitulates: Supreme Court Throws Away Government's Great Pharma Patent Victory

In its claim against the Canadian government, made using NAFTA's Chapter 11, Eli Lilly insisted it should have been given some drug patents, despite ...

11. America's addiction to abusive drug pricing

Shrkeli is the infamous “pharma bro” who bought patents to lifesaving drugs, then hiked their prices to obscene levels. In one egregious example, ...

12. Office Marks 5 Years in Detroit, 10000 Patents Granted

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says roughly 10,000 patents have been granted in Detroit, home to the first regional office in the system's ...

Patent News for Thursday 13th July 2017

33 new stories

Jul 13 2017

1. Gambia: Seminar On Patent Cooperation Treaty Underway

He said the PCT system provides opportunities for young and emerging innovators to freely access worldwide databases containing millions of Patent ...

2. Uniloc continues legal assault against Apple with two new patent suits

So-called "patent troll" Uniloc added to its quickly growing list of patent infringement lawsuits against Apple on Wednesday, filing two separate actions ...

3. Phil Johnson Is Trump's Best Bet To Lead Patent Office, Protect Intellectual Property

During his campaign, President Trump pledged to fill his administration with “the best people,” “people who are truly, truly capable.” Now as he ...

4. Ford Patents A Hideaway Bike Carrier For Cars

The situation isn't about to reverse, but it could get a bit better, thanks to a recent Ford patent for a new type of hideaway bike carrier. The system uses ...

5. In a virtual world, physical closeness boosts innovation

The study examines 40,358 published papers and 2,350 patents that stemmed from MIT research between 2004 and 2014. Using network analysis ...

6. Michel Barnier says EU is looking into relocating London-based patent court

Brussels is reviewing whether London can keep the pharmaceuticals and life sciences division of Europe's new unified patent court after Brexit.

7. Stryker awarded $248.7 million in patent case against Zimmer

July 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has increased the amount medical device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc must pay Stryker Corp for infringing ...

8. Lilly extends patent runway for Cialis

Lilly had been battling generic companies in federal district court over a patent covering Cialis' unit dose, which was previously due to expire in April ...

9. BluVector Awarded Machine Learning Patent for Zero-Day Malware Detection

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BluVector, a leader in network security monitoring and analytics, today announced that it has been issued a ...

10. Goldman Sachs Granted 'SETLcoin' Cryptocurrency Patent

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published Goldman's patent on July 11, entitled "Cryptographic currency for securities settlement".

11. Amazon files patent for underwater warehouses

American e-commerce giant Amazon has filed a patent with the US patents office for a system for storing and retrieving goods in an underwater facility.

12. Jawbone may be dead, but its patent assets could be worth as much as $40 million according to ...

One bright spot for those looking to extract some value from the now-defunct business might come from its patent portfolio. According to an analysis ...

13. Ford patents stowaway bike rack for adventurist Mustang owners

The Blue Oval automaker has recently filed a patent for a retractable bicycle carrier, and by the look of it might be simple enough to operate and also ...

14. Federal Circuit vacates PTAB final written decision that upheld some Intellectual Ventures patent ...

On Monday, July 10th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Fed. Cir.) entered a decision in a patent case which proves that there really is ...

15. HTC Accused of White LED Patent Infringement by Nichia, Again

Nichia alleged that the white LED used in HTC's flagship model- the HTC U Ultra- infringed a YAG related patent of Nichia EP 0936682 (DE ...

16. UK Supreme Court hands down landmark ruling in favour of Eli Lilly

The result is that Actavis' products infringe Lilly's patents in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. The ruling takes a fresh look at how far a competitor needs ...

17. Offensive Trademarks

In the last three weeks, a remarkably high number of new applications for obscene and racist trademarks have been received at the US Patent and ...

18. New Zealand shifts into the fast lane for patent prosecution

As of 6 July 2017, New Zealand has joined the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) pilot programme. It is now possible to request accelerated ...

19. Court reaffirms Stryker's $248m enhanced damages win in Zimmer Biomet patent spat

Stryker (NYSE:SYK) has been awarded an enhanced $248 million ruling in a surgical tool patent case against Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH), due to a ...

20. Telecom Stock Roundup: Qualcomm - Apple Patent Dispute Intensifies, T-Mobile US Hikes ...

The order will ban importation of iPhones and other products linked with the patent in the U.S.. T-Mobile US Inc. TMUS , the third-largest national ...

21. BluVector Receives Patent for Zero-Day Malware Detection

ARLINGTON, Va. -- BluVector, a leader in network security monitoring and analytics, today announced that it has been issued a new patent for ...

22. Apple Acquired Prss in 2014 and today their Invention that became 'Apple News' was Published by ...

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to Apple News. The Co-founder of Prss is listed on the ...

23. As Apple Kick Starts their Back to School Mac and iPad Pro Specials, Two Patents Surface ...

The patents describe a new 'Educational Mode' available to schools to better handle traffic congestion when multiple classes of students are trying to ...

24. Biohaven Receives Notice Of Allowance From US Patent And Trademark Office On Patent ...

The patent application also covers pharmaceutical compositions containing the prodrugs and methods of treating cancer, including melanoma.

25. Stryker awarded $248.7 million in patent case against Zimmer

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge has increased the amount medical device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc must pay Stryker Corp for infringing patents on ...

26. Two judges smack down notorious patent holder “Shipping and Transit” in one week

Shipping and Transit LLC, a company that claims to have patented both the tracking of vehicles and the packages they deliver, has been hit with an ...

27. Protecting Intellectual Property Is Critical for Our Economy

But given the nature of the litigation and the possible effects on the future of patent protections, and the United States' ability to maintain its global ...

28. Microsoft Patents USB-C Friendly Surface Connector

A patent filed by Jan Raken, Director of Surface Design for Microsoft, shows that the company is working on a connector that will hook to the Surface ...

29. Frequent Filer Hit With Attys' Fees In Tracking Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 12, 2017, 8:28 PM EDT) -- For the second time in a week, nonpracticing entity Shipping and Transit LLC was hit with ...

30. Ford Patents Hideaway Bike Rack For Outdoorsy Mustang Drivers

The automaker has filed a patent for what it's calling a retractable bicycle carrier, and it looks both simple and brilliant. In short, two rails extend from ...

31. "Goliath" Troll Under PTAB Review

Someone woke the “anti-troll.” When frivolous patent infringement filings reach a new peak, Unified Patents, the self-proclaimed “anti-troll,” speaks up.

32. We Don't Want Africa to be the Hub of Diseases, Says Minister

“We define analysis recently around diseases that is proportionally affecting Africa and look at the number of patents that are coming out around the ...

33. Director's Forum: A Blog from USPTO's Leadership

A variety of factors led us to choose Detroit, including an international border, multiple world class universities where we could recruit patent ...

Patent News for Wednesday 12th July 2017

40 new stories

Jul 12 2017

1. HTC accused of patent infringement by Nichia

In a statement, Nichia said that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany at the Düsseldorf District Court on June 29, alleging infringement of its ...

2. Nokia Partners With Xiaomi

In recent reports, the two companies just signed a collaborative agreement which also includes a multi-year patent agreement. Nokia and Xiaomi will ...

3. Why Nokia Could Step Up Its Patent Enforcement

If we consider Nokia's (NOK) financial reports for the past several quarters, we can see an image of a company in need of growth boosters.

4. Lilly Reaches Settlement Deal In US Cialis Patent Litigation

(RTTNews) - Eli Lilly and Co.(LLY) said that it has entered into a settlement agreement with generic companies to resolve pending patent litigation in ...

5. Research collaboration boosted by sharing workspace

By analysing 40,358 papers and 2350 patents covering MIT research between 2004 and 2014, they found that spatial relationship was more important ...

6. Why The Trump Administration Shouldn't Bust Drug Makers' Patents

Something much more consequential: Louisiana's threat to ask the federal government to bust Gilead's patent on its pricey hepatitis C drugs—Sovaldi, ...

7. Lantronix Files Patent Infringement Suit Against USR IOT

IRVINE, Calif. – Lantronix Inc. announced in a press release that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit on July 7, 2017, in the Southern Division of the ...

8. Avanci Licensing Platform Grows with Addition of Patent Owners Vodafone, Panasonic and Sharp

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Avanci announced that Vodafone, Panasonic and Sharp will license their patents through the Avanci licensing ...

9. Poly Medicure wins patent battle against B. Braun melsungen in European market

The German pharmaceutical and medical technology group B. Braun melsungen has lost a patent dispute with the Indian competitor Polymedicure ...

10. amazon's patented visions for future warehouse and delivery drones

the most recent patent amazon has put forward is a 'multilevel fulfillment center'. images show a tower featuring many drone-sized openings where ...

11. Full judgment on patent infringement case, found in favour of Lilly

The UK Supreme Court (UKSC) has released its full judgment on the long running court case involving the product infringement of Eli Lilly and ...

12. Amazon has a patent for an underwater storage facility that looks like something out of James Bond

Amazon has been awarded some interesting patents in recent months, including a storage facility that looks like a beehive. But this latest one may top ...

13. Copa Cogeca makes plant patent point

European farmer and agri-cooperative representative Copa Cogeca has sent a letter to MEPs calling on them to act against the use of patents on ...

14. ART Furniture Receiving Patents For Arch. Salvage Collection

A.R.T. Furniture recently announced that it is starting to receive patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their highly successful Arch.

15. If You Buy It, You Own It!

But what about all the patented parts that make up a product? Would you be at risk for a patent infringement suit when you resell on your own?

16. Alice Under Threat

Alice Corporation owned four patents on electronic methods and computer programs for for financial-trading systems in which payment is settled by a ...

17. Horizon Pharma patents covering Vimovo arthritis pain relief treatment have validity upheld at ...

On Tuesday, June 27th, Irish biopharmaceutical firm Horizon Pharma (NASDAQ:HZNP) announced that two of its patents covering Vimovo, a pain ...

18. Patent Portfolio Valuations – Importance of IP and Patents

A strong patent portfolio provides confidence and relative freedom to operate ... Patents have grown from more fancy and honorary pendants to all-out ...

19. Qualcomm ramps up its patent battle against Apple by asserting six non-SEPs in Section 337 ...

U.S. Patent No. 8633936, titled Programmable Streaming Processor With Mixed Precision Instruction Execution. It claims a method which involves ...

20. Canadian fintechs join the global fight against pesky, costly patent trolls

Two Canadian fintech companies have teamed up with some of America's biggest tech giants to fend off patent trolls. Although they represent two ...

21. What does a patent mean? Humpty Dumpty is given his marching orders…

today the UK Supreme Court issued an important decision on what a patent means and so what the scope of a patent is. The claims are probably the ...

22. Actavis v Eli Lilly: UK Supreme Court reformulates patent infringement test

In a Judgment handed down today, the Supreme Court has reformulated the test for patent infringement in the UK, particularly insofar as it relates to ...

23. Actavis v Eli Lilly: UK Supreme Court updates patent infringement test

On Friday, July 7, the court found that Alimta directly infringed patents owned by Eli Lilly in the UK, France, Italy and Spain, thereby reversing two ...

24. Eli Lilly settlement will result in Cialis patent expiring as early as 2018, rather than 2020

Eli Lilly & Co. LLY, +1.32% said on Wednesday that as part of a settlement with generic companies over its Cialis patent, the exclusive patent is now ...

25. Bullfrog Gold Enhances Land Position at its Nevada Gold Project

Two patents are adjacent and west of the M-S pit that could allow potential expansion of the pit down dip of the Polaris vein and stock work system.

26. UK: IP Rights And Innovation In The Nuclear Industry

At first glance, perhaps not – patents afford a 20 year monopoly, but the regulatory approval processes surrounding new build are lengthy and ...

27. NanoLogix Offers EU, Hong Kong & PRC Petri FlatPack Packaging Patents For $35 - $50 Million

HUBBARD, Ohio, July 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NanoLogix (OTC:NNLX) is pleased to announce the offer for sale of the patents issued in the ...

28. Pinnacle Spine Group Issued Newest Patent for In Situ Graft Delivery to a Fusion Device

Patent No. 9,649,203, titled Methods of Post-Filling an Intervertebral Implant, like previously issued patents of the company, relates to the delivery of ...

29. Pinnacle Spine Group Issued Newest Patent for In Situ Graft Delivery to a Fusion Device

This latest patent follows the receipt of three earlier U.S. patents covering Pinnacle Spine's innovative InFill® fusion technology. The company also ...

30. Lululemon takes Under Armour to court over sports bra patents

Lululemon is seeking injunctive relief to stop Under Armour from further infringing on the Patents-in-Suit and Trade Dress; damages and/or ...

31. Judge says Par's planned Prepopik generic infringes Ferring patents

A federal judge in Delaware ruled on Tuesday that Par Pharmaceutical's planned generic version of the colonoscopy drug Prepopik infringes two ...

32. Michelin sues Tire Recappers for patent infringement

Michelin North America Inc. has filed suit against Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc., alleging that the retreading company has infringed on patented ...

33. Michelin files suit against Tire Recappers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Michelin North America Inc. is suing Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc., alleging the retreader has infringed on patented Michelin ...

34. Michelin tired of infringement, takes action against repair company

Car tyre manufacturer Michelin has sued a repair company for design patent infringement relating to tyre tread designs. The complaint was filed on ...

35. Genomic Testing in Oncology: From Single Genes to Whole Genomes

Myriad Genetics“ challenged the validity of gene patents in the United States, specifically patents owned by Myriad Genetics that covered human DNA ...

36. Tata Sons' CTO on Digital Push, R&D, Patents

Gopichand Katragadda, chief technology officer at Tata Sons, discusses the key drivers of his company's digital push, R&R spending, Trump ...

37. America's Addiction to Abusive Drug Pricing

Consider what got Martin Shkreli in trouble with the law. Shrkeli is the infamous "pharma bro" who bought patents to lifesaving drugs then hiked their ...

38. "...Amazon has recently been awarded a patent which could keep customers in its new retail locations from comparing online prices for products while there..."

39. Compulsory patent licence for HIV drug was legitimate, says Federal Supreme Court in Germany

The court rejected an appeal by the patent owner, Shionogi, against a compulsory patent licence order previously issued by Germany's Federal Patent ...

40. Poly Medicure wins patent battle against B. Braun melsungen in European market

New Delhi [India], July 12 : The German pharmaceutical and medical technology group B. Braun melsungen has lost a patent dispute with the Indian ...