Patent News for Thursday 19th April 2018

6 new stories

Apr 19 2018

1. Cost remains top priority and concern for most patent owners in Taiwan

Cost remains top priority and concern for most patent owners in Taiwan  IAM (blog)Full...

2. Medicine Patent Pool announces new executive director

Medicine Patent Pool announces new executive director  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

3. Global Optical Coherence Tomography Medical Imaging Patent Landscape 2018: 4850 Patent Families are ...

Global Optical Coherence Tomography Medical Imaging Patent Landscape 2018: 4850 Patent Families are...

4. Status of the Battery Patents Patenting Activity 2017-2018: Battery IP Activity Is Booming Along With The Market

Status of the Battery Patents Patenting Activity 2017-2018: Battery IP Activity Is Booming Along...

5. Fed. Circ. Affirms PTAB Ax Of Cialis, Adcirca Patents

Fed. Circ. Affirms PTAB Ax Of Cialis, Adcirca Patents  Law360Full coverage

6. Innovation and patent protection for startups

Innovation and patent protection for startups  Vantage AsiaFull coverage

Patent News for Wednesday 18th April 2018

12 new stories

Apr 18 2018

1. Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries Combined

Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries...

2. EPO Boards of Appeal require more manpower, says report

EPO Boards of Appeal require more manpower, says report  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

3. Are fewer continuations the sign of a healthy patent system?

Are fewer continuations the sign of a healthy patent system?  IPWatchdog.comFull coverage

4. Patents vs Trade Secrets

Patents vs Trade Secrets  Leaders League (press release)Full coverage

5. Subaru Patents 'Evoltis' Name Ahead of Anticipated New Plug-In Hybrid

Subaru Patents 'Evoltis' Name Ahead of Anticipated New Plug-In Hybrid  The DriveFull...

6. Dallas Invents: 103 Patents Granted for Week of April 10

Dallas Invents: 103 Patents Granted for Week of April 10  dallasinnovates.comFull...

7. After Rejecting Litepay, Mastercard Patents Its Own Blockchain Technology

After Rejecting Litepay, Mastercard Patents Its Own Blockchain Technology  Ethereum World...

8. Nintendo Files Patent for Console with Multi-Display Communication

Nintendo Files Patent for Console with Multi-Display Communication  Game RantNintendo...

9. Why Lexaria's Patents Represent a Big Opportunity — CFN Media

Why Lexaria's Patents Represent a Big Opportunity — CFN Media  GlobeNewswire (press...

10. Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries Combined

Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries...

11. Breaking Down The Appeals In $1B VirnetX-Apple Patent War

Breaking Down The Appeals In $1B VirnetX-Apple Patent War  Law360Full coverage

12. Breakingviews - Hadas: Knowledge is better shared than patented

Breakingviews - Hadas: Knowledge is better shared than patented  ReutersFull coverage

Patent News for Tuesday 17th April 2018

14 new stories

Apr 17 2018

1. Saudi Arabia leads Arab world in patents

Saudi Arabia leads Arab world in patents  ArabianBusiness.comSaudi Arabia tops Arab world...

2. KSA ranks 23rd in patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office

KSA ranks 23rd in patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office  Arab NewsFull...

3. KSA ranks 23rd in number of patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office

KSA ranks 23rd in number of patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office  Arab...

4. Patents On Delivery Devices Can Extend Drug Patent Protection For Years, Study Finds

Patents On Delivery Devices Can Extend Drug Patent Protection For Years, Study...

5. Apple was Granted 55 Patents Today Covering HomePod, 4 & 8 Speaker iPad Pros, the iPhone X Design and more

Apple was Granted 55 Patents Today Covering HomePod, 4 & 8 Speaker iPad Pros, the iPhone X Design...

6. Apple Wins Patents for Devices with Foldable Displays and a Next-Gen AirPods Case with a built-in Wireless Transmitter

Apple Wins Patents for Devices with Foldable Displays and a Next-Gen AirPods Case with a built-in...

7. India's CRI patent examination guidelines: three revisions, three visions

India's CRI patent examination guidelines: three revisions, three visions  World...

8. The interplay between patents and anti-competitive practices

The interplay between patents and anti-competitive practices  World Trademark Review...

9. The patent opposition process

The patent opposition process  World Trademark Review (blog)Full coverage

10. Voip-Pal.com Inc. Receives New Patent As it Awaits Decision of the PTAB

Voip-Pal.com Inc. Receives New Patent As it Awaits Decision of the PTAB  GlobeNewswire...

11. Altan Pharma Announces the Grant of Two Patents by the USPTO Covering its Unique, Intravenous Formulation of ...

Altan Pharma Announces the Grant of Two Patents by the USPTO Covering its Unique, Intravenous...

12. Samsung Galaxy Smartphones Targeted in Infringement Case Over Secure Device Authentication Patents

Samsung Galaxy Smartphones Targeted in Infringement Case Over Secure Device Authentication...

13. New Patents from Secure Channels Inc. Offer Encrypted Security for Email, Document Distribution, Video Content, and ...

New Patents from Secure Channels Inc. Offer Encrypted Security for Email, Document Distribution,...

14. ViaCyte Substantially Expands Patent Portfolio in Stem Cell-Derived Cell Replacement Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes ...

ViaCyte Substantially Expands Patent Portfolio in Stem Cell-Derived Cell Replacement Therapies for...

Patent News for Monday 16th April 2018

19 new stories

Apr 16 2018

1. The feds have it wrong on patent law

The feds have it wrong on patent law  The HillPatent and trademark – Abstract idea –...

2. Recent patents in New Hampshire

Recent patents in New Hampshire  Concord MonitorFull coverage

3. Experienced attorneys launch new firm

Experienced attorneys launch new firm  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

4. Experienced attorneys launch new firm

Experienced attorneys launch new firm  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

5. PACid sues Samsung over biometric authentication

PACid sues Samsung over biometric authentication  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

6. Patent Focus: Recent local patents awarded

Patent Focus: Recent local patents awarded  Richmond.comFull coverage

7. Patent Re-examination Board Of SIPO Upholds Huntsman's Patents

Patent Re-examination Board Of SIPO Upholds Huntsman's Patents  Textile World...

8. Honda Patents X-ADV In India: Reports

Honda Patents X-ADV In India: Reports  NDTVAuto.comFull coverage

9. Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech To Combat Fake Identities

Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech To Combat Fake Identities  CointelegraphFull coverage

10. KFx Medical and Wright Medical Settle Bone Anchor Patent Lawsuit

KFx Medical and Wright Medical Settle Bone Anchor Patent Lawsuit  https://ryortho.com/...

11. Samsung Patents New Screen Strengthening Method

Samsung Patents New Screen Strengthening Method  Android HeadlinesBrace yourselves,...

12. Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries Combined

Saudi Arabia Granted 664 Patents in 2017; Double of All Arab Countries Combined  Business...

13. Endress Hauser remains committed to innnovation, files 261 patents in 2017

Endress+Hauser remains committed to innnovation, files 261 patents in 2017  Control...

14. Samsung patents its first iPhone X clone

Samsung patents its first iPhone X clone  Cult of MacFull coverage

15. Oppo patents underscreen fingerprint scanner

Oppo patents underscreen fingerprint scanner  GSMArena.comFull coverage

16. Samsung patents notched and full screen designs

Samsung patents notched and full screen designs  GSMArena.comSamsung Patents New Screen...

17. A Look At Facebook Patents Covering 'Big Brother' Data Collection Technologies

A Look At Facebook Patents Covering 'Big Brother' Data Collection...

18. Schlumberger fights to boost patent damages at US Supreme Court

Schlumberger fights to boost patent damages at US Supreme Court  ReutersFull coverage

19. Samsung's fingerprint biometrics targeted in patent suit

Samsung's fingerprint biometrics targeted in patent suit  World Intellectual Property...

Patent News for Sunday 15th April 2018

4 new stories

Apr 15 2018

1. Stronger patents — better innovation — bigger economy

Stronger patents — better innovation — bigger economy  The HillUS wants patent form...

2. PATENTS AWARDED

PATENTS AWARDED  Arkansas OnlineFull coverage

3. PATENTS AWARDED

PATENTS AWARDED  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-GazetteFull coverage

4. Private Member's Bill proposes second-tier New Zealand “advancement patent”

Private Member's Bill proposes second-tier New Zealand “advancement...

Patent News for Saturday 14th April 2018

3 new stories

Apr 14 2018

1. Apple Patents the iPhone X Glass Back with Metal Backer

Apple Patents the iPhone X Glass Back with Metal Backer  Patently AppleFull coverage

2. Korean Company Firstface Sues Apple in US for Patent Infringement Regarding Touch ID on iDevices

Korean Company Firstface Sues Apple in US for Patent Infringement Regarding Touch ID on...

3. US wants patent form recall

US wants patent form recall  The HinduFull coverage

Patent News for Friday 13th April 2018

12 new stories

Apr 13 2018

1. From blockchain to augmented reality, Canada's big banks aim to patent the future of finance

From blockchain to augmented reality, Canada's big banks aim to patent the future of...

2. Has BlackBerry become a 'patent troll'? Not quite, says Ottawa researcher

Has BlackBerry become a 'patent troll'? Not quite, says Ottawa researcher  National...

3. Validity challenges take their toll as Baidu looks to see off competitor's patent barrage

Validity challenges take their toll as Baidu looks to see off competitor's patent...

4. Negative patent dialogue must change, says Iancu

Negative patent dialogue must change, says Iancu  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

5. America Needs an Eighteenth-Century Patent System

America Needs an Eighteenth-Century Patent System  IPWatchdog.comFull coverage

6. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that the Smartflash Patents in the case against Apple are Invalid

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that the Smartflash Patents in the case against Apple are...

7. E3 Solutions' CEO shares advise to those seeking patents

E3 Solutions' CEO shares advise to those seeking patents  Tampa Bay Business JournalFull...

8. Fed. Circ. OKs PTAB's Trim Of Luitpold Iron Patents

Fed. Circ. OKs PTAB's Trim Of Luitpold Iron Patents  Law360Full coverage

9. USPTO Chief's Call For New Path On Patents Draws Cheers

USPTO Chief's Call For New Path On Patents Draws Cheers  Law360Full coverage

10. Judge Oetken Lifts Stay on 1 of 5 IPR'ed Patents

Judge Oetken Lifts Stay on 1 of 5 IPR'ed Patents  LexologyEyePoint issued two US patents...

11. Samsung accused of infringing on biometric patents with its recent flagship phones

Samsung accused of infringing on biometric patents with its recent flagship phones  Phone...

12. Appeals court again nixes Smartflash patents asserted against Apple

Appeals court again nixes Smartflash patents asserted against Apple  ReutersFull coverage

Patent News for Thursday 12th April 2018

14 new stories

Apr 12 2018

1. Voip-Pal.com Inc. Strengthens the Breadth and Depth of Its Patent HoldingsThe Company provides a public comment ...

Voip-Pal.com Inc. Strengthens the Breadth and Depth of Its Patent HoldingsThe Company provides a...

2. Monsanto seed setback in Indian Court

Monsanto seed setback in Indian Court  IPPro PatentsMonsanto suffers patent loss in...

3. Monsanto seed setback in Indian Court

Monsanto seed setback in Indian Court  IPPro PatentsWithout its GM cotton patents,...

4. 9 Bay County inventors awarded US patents

9 Bay County inventors awarded US patents  The News HeraldFull coverage

5. Yucatecan scientist patents in the United States water desalination system

Yucatecan scientist patents in the United States water desalination system  The Yucatan...

6. Apple facing lawsuit from Korean firm alleging Touch ID infringes its patent

Apple facing lawsuit from Korean firm alleging Touch ID infringes its patent  9to5MacFull...

7. The Patent Gender Gap

The Patent Gender Gap  Above the LawFull coverage

8. Voip-Pal.com Inc. Strengthens the Breadth and Depth of Its Patent Holdings

Voip-Pal.com Inc. Strengthens the Breadth and Depth of Its Patent Holdings  GlobeNewswire...

9. US, Australia Issue Patents on Sonde's Voice-analysis Technology for Diagnosing Diseases

US, Australia Issue Patents on Sonde's Voice-analysis Technology for Diagnosing...

10. SIOS Awarded Two New Patents for Advancements in Machine Learning Analytics for IT Operations

SIOS Awarded Two New Patents for Advancements in Machine Learning Analytics for IT...

11. Cree Licenses GaN Power Patents to Nexperia

Cree Licenses GaN Power Patents to Nexperia  Business Wire (press release)Cree licenses...

12. Ford Licenses Hybrid Vehicle Patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

Ford Licenses Hybrid Vehicle Patents from Paice, Abell Foundation  Business Wire (press...

13. GE Opens a Second Front in Patent Fight with Vestas

GE Opens a Second Front in Patent Fight with Vestas  LexologyFull coverage

14. Croatia at EU Bottom by Number of Patents Registered

Croatia at EU Bottom by Number of Patents Registered  Total Croatia NewsFull coverage

Patent News for Wednesday 11th April 2018

19 new stories

Apr 11 2018

1. Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss

Apple Ordered to Pay $502 Million in VirnetX Patent Battle Loss  FortuneApple Ordered to...

2. Amazon patents 'voice-sniffing' algorithms

Amazon patents 'voice-sniffing' algorithms  BBC NewsShhh … Alexa might be...

3. Amazon patents 'voice-sniffing' algorithms

Amazon patents 'voice-sniffing' algorithms  BBC NewsFull coverage

4. DOJ Antitrust Chief Raises Standard Setting Concerns

DOJ Antitrust Chief Raises Standard Setting Concerns  IPWatchdog.comFull coverage

5. Why Fewer Patent Applications are Being Filed

Why Fewer Patent Applications are Being Filed  IPWatchdog.comFull coverage

6. Apple Wins Patent for Advanced Spatial Audio for Beamforming Speakers like HomePod, Home Theaters and beyond

Apple Wins Patent for Advanced Spatial Audio for Beamforming Speakers like HomePod, Home Theaters...

7. China And Blockchain: Most Patents And More Governmental Funds

China And Blockchain: Most Patents And More Governmental Funds  CointelegraphFull...

8. Apple Ordered to Pay Patent Troll VirnetX $502.6 Million in iMessage, FaceTime, and VPN Lawsuit

Apple Ordered to Pay Patent Troll VirnetX $502.6 Million in iMessage, FaceTime, and VPN...

9. Apple Ordered to Dish out Over $500 Million USD for FaceTime & iMessage Patents

Apple Ordered to Dish out Over $500 Million USD for FaceTime & iMessage...

10. A peace plan to end the wireless wars

A peace plan to end the wireless wars  TechCrunchFull coverage

11. UConn Horticulturist Wins Patents for Modified Black Chokeberry Cultivars

UConn Horticulturist Wins Patents for Modified Black Chokeberry Cultivars  UConn...

12. Feed additive patents aim to strengthen Amlan presence in Chinese market

Feed additive patents aim to strengthen Amlan presence in Chinese...

13. Needle Maker Takes 18 Cos. To Fed. Court, ITC Over Patents

Needle Maker Takes 18 Cos. To Fed. Court, ITC Over Patents  Law360Wayland manufacturer,...

14. Needle Maker Takes 18 Cos. To Fed. Court, ITC Over Patents

Needle Maker Takes 18 Cos. To Fed. Court, ITC Over Patents  Law360Full coverage

15. Federal Circuit invalidates patents in suit against smart-TV maker

Federal Circuit invalidates patents in suit against smart-TV maker  ReutersFull coverage

16. Monsanto loses Indian legal battle over GM cotton patents

Monsanto loses Indian legal battle over GM cotton patents  ReutersFull coverage

17. Apple ordered to pay patent troll $502.6m in FaceTime, iMessage spat

Apple ordered to pay patent troll $502.6m in FaceTime, iMessage spat  The INQUIRERApple...

18. PATENTS - Remedies - Damages

PATENTS - Remedies - Damages  The Lawyer's DailyFull coverage

19. Apple ordered to pay patent troll more than $500 million in iMessage case

Apple ordered to pay patent troll more than $500 million in iMessage case  The...

Patent News for Tuesday 10th April 2018

14 new stories

Apr 10 2018

1. Nike wins omnibus dismissal

Nike wins omnibus dismissal  IPPro PatentsFull coverage

2. Microsoft Announces Shared Innovation Initiative Encouraging Industry Partners to Patent Collaborative Innovations

Microsoft Announces Shared Innovation Initiative Encouraging Industry Partners to Patent...

3. Sony Patents Drone VR Technology That Changes Planes Into Dragons

Sony Patents Drone VR Technology That Changes Planes Into Dragons  SiliconeraFull...

4. Patents and protecting public health

Patents and protecting public health  The HinduFull coverage

5. Flat Lens Patent Signals New Era in Optics and Imaging

Flat Lens Patent Signals New Era in Optics and Imaging  WLNSFull coverage

6. How Lenovo Navigates The Patent Gauntlet

How Lenovo Navigates The Patent Gauntlet  Chief Executive GroupFull coverage

7. AbbVie Looks To Upadacitinib To Protect Itself From Humira Patent Loss

AbbVie Looks To Upadacitinib To Protect Itself From Humira Patent Loss  Seeking AlphaFull...

8. Sonde Health Announces US and Australian Patent Issuances Broadly Covering Methods of Detecting Vocal ...

Sonde Health Announces US and Australian Patent Issuances Broadly Covering Methods of Detecting...

9. Akili Digital Medicine Technology Platform Granted Multiple Patents

Akili Digital Medicine Technology Platform Granted Multiple Patents  Business Wire (press...

10. Vivint Smart Home Named One of Utah's Top Patent Companies

Vivint Smart Home Named One of Utah's Top Patent Companies  Business Wire (press...

11. Electroneum Patents Interoperable System for Instant Crypto Payments

Electroneum Patents Interoperable System for Instant Crypto Payments  Finance...

12. Apple Patents Display Tech For Self-Driving Cars Using AR To Enhance Driver Safety

Apple Patents Display Tech For Self-Driving Cars Using AR To Enhance Driver...

13. Huawei Patents a Smartwatch Design That Makes It Easy To Swap Watch Bands

Huawei Patents a Smartwatch Design That Makes It Easy To Swap Watch Bands  gizmochina...

14. With the innovation patent coming to an end, here are some other ways SMEs can protect their IP

With the innovation patent coming to an end, here are some other ways SMEs can protect their...