Patent News for Friday 26th May 2017

3 new stories

May 26 2017

1. 100th Patent Marks Protean Electric's Commitment To Innovation

The number of patents now granted, with over 150 more pending, reflects the company's commitment to ensuring its technology has freedom to ...

2. AgigA Tech granted patent for Hybrid Non-Volatile RAM in China

AgigA Tech recently announced the issuance of China Patent No. ZL200880100385.1 (the '385.1 patent) relating to hybrid non-volatile RAM.

3. Jury Finds Infringement of UC Davis' Strawberry Patents

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal jury unanimously found Thursday that two retired University of California, Davis, researchers willfully infringed the ...

Patent News for Thursday 25th May 2017

40 new stories

May 25 2017

1. Cloudflare's Quest to Kill a Patent Troll Gains Stream

Tech companies are frequent targets of patents lawsuits but few react quite like Cloudflare. In response to a claim filed last month by a so-called patent ...

2. Kelso Technologies Inc. Proof-Of-Patents ETVS Prototype Completed

The Big Red prototype features a Ford F150 truck that was converted with the seven new patents (pending) that have been articulated into one ...

3. Marathon Patent Group Inc.

Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) is exploring additional business lines after seeing its first quarter net loss narrow to (-$2.8) million in Q1 ...

4. Pitt to partner with Dutch company to turn more patents into products

Through the partnership, announced Thursday, the organizations will identify which of the approximately 300 patents Pittsburgh registers each year ...

5. Nokia and Apple finally settled rows over technology patents

According to reports, mobile phone-maker firms Apple and Nokia have settled a dispute over the use of patented technology in smart phones and ...

6. What a recent Supreme Court ruling on patents means to KC business

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that changed the rules surrounding venues for patent disputes, which could be highly beneficial to ...

7. Hulu sues TiVo over patent

According to a report on Law 360 Hulu claims TiVo continues to assert its patents against Hulu even though they've expired or are no longer relevant.

8. Quotient Helps Obtain Patent Win for Retailers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) recently issued ...

9. SurGenTec's GRAFTGUN Receives Key Patent

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SurGenTec®, a minimally invasive orthobiologics company, has announced that the United States Patent ...

10. Supreme Court patent ruling praised by Utah tech community

A Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling should help protect companies against "patent trolls" who target tech sector businesses, including some in Utah, ...

11. Patent decision bad for East Texas hospitality

The Supreme Court's ruling "represents a sea change for patent litigation across the country, not just in East Texas," says Wasif Qureshi of the Houston ...

12. Samsung Patents Show Smartwatch With Built-In Camera, Tablet With Rollable Display

It's been discovered recently that Samsung has filed patents for a tablet with a rollable display and a smartwatch that comes with a built-in camera.

13. Former Cisco Executive Giancarlo peels back 'false narrative' on patent trolls, patent reform

“Let's call patent reform for what it is: a blatant economic and power grab by tech firms to infringe on technology created by others,” Giancarlo said.

14. The University of California wins a jury verdict in strawberry case, then gets blasted by the judge

UC said the professors had stolen patented plants from the university to continue breeding on their own; the professors contended that they had left ...

15. University of Maryland patent immune to IPRs, says PTAB

A heart valve patent owned by the University of Maryland, Baltimore, is immune to inter partes review (IPR), according to the Patent Trial and Appeal ...

16. Ruling on patent trolls expected to help Bay Area companies

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that patent infringement lawsuits should be tried in the defendant's home state, overturning a Federal Circuit ...

17. SurGenTec's GRAFTGUN Receives Key Patent

SurGenTec®, a minimally invasive orthobiologics company, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new ...

18. Samsung files patents for a tablet with a rollable display and a smartwatch with a camera

It's truly amazing what you can find if you go digging deep into the public database of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Both granted ...

19. Neurana Pharmaceuticals Receives Notice of Allowance of Patents For Tolperisone, a Novel ...

The company also received a Notice of Allowance for a Method of Making patent. Tolperisone, an approved product that has regulatory approval and ...

20. Violin® Announces Issuance of New Patent

This patent extends Violin's ability to achieve extreme performance and predictable low latency for flash memory data storage systems. The patent ...

21. Qualcomm to ask court to restore royalties amid legal war with Apple

Qualcomm is asking a federal court to order Apple's contract manufacturers that build iPhones and iPads to resume paying patent royalties during a ...

22. This Samsung patent could reveal the Gear S4's killer feature

Samsung has registered a patent that points to a wearable featuring a camera with an optical zoom and a digital watch strap. Russian news outfit 3D ...

23. Hulu takes on TiVo over patents

Hulu has asked the court to find that it isn't required to renew an expired licensing deal with TiVO, arguing that the patents involved are expired, ...

24. Continuation patent shows that Apple is still exploring virtual keyboards for MacBooks

Apple has patents for virtual keyboards on MacBooks dating back as far as 2009, but a continuation patent application published today shows that the ...

25. Cloudflare gets another $50000 to fight “new breed of patent troll”

Cloudflare, the CDN and Internet security company, has gone full berserker-mode in its fight against patent-holding company Blackbird Technologies.

26. Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA) Shares Down 33.3% on Insider Selling

Marathon Patent Group logo Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA) was down 33.3% during trading on Tuesday following insider selling ...

27. Samsung Patents A Rollable Tablet & Camera-Equipped Wearable

Samsung Electronics was granted two patents describing a tablet with a rollable display panel and a wearable equipped with a camera, according to a ...

28. The Town That Trolls Built

"Do you know about the recent Supreme Court patent decision?" I asked Shawne Somerford, the proprietor of Blue Frog Restaurant and Catering in ...

29. Hulu Seeks Order It Doesn't Infringe Rovi Video Patent

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Hulu said it does not infringe Rovi's U.S. Patent No. 7,769,775 that it ...

30. US firms keen on patent litigators

Her practice spans patent litigation before federal district courts, arbitration proceedings and cases before the Patent and Trademark Office's Patent ...

31. 8x8 Improves Enterprise Comms & Contact Centre Solutions

8×8, Inc., the world's first communications cloud, today announces it has been awarded three new U.S. patents and one new UK patent covering ...

32. Samsung patent application reveals plans for a camera-equipped smartwatch

Samsung's next wearable might have a flexible display built into the wristband — and a camera. A new patent application filed by the Seoul, South ...

33. IP Czar Nominee Talks Patents, TC Heartland At Hearing

Law360, New York (May 24, 2017, 10:42 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump's pick for intellectual property enforcement coordinator encountered ...

34. PTAB Axes Coupon Patent Claims Challenged By Walgreens

Law360, New York (May 25, 2017, 2:10 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has found that all challenged claims in three patents covering ...

35. A New Era For Software Patents In China

Among the most important changes are the expanded patentability of business-related inventions with technical features (“business method patents”) ...

36. Cloudflare Ups The Ante In Search Of Prior Art To Invalidate ALL Patents From Patent Troll ...

A few weeks ago, we wrote about Cloudflare's decision to punch back hard against a patent troll, Blackbird Technologies, that had sued the company ...

37. Heartland Advisors Inc. Purchases 785806 Shares of Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA)

Marathon Patent Group logo Heartland Advisors Inc. increased its position in Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA) by 85.9% during the first ...

38. Cloudflare doubles down on its troll-hunting crusade

Cloudflare has today stepped up its efforts to run patent litigator Blackbird Technologies into the ground. The cloud network services provider says it ...

39. Home Technology The First Quarter of 2017 Sees Vonage Holdings Corp (NYSE:VG) Receive ...

The end of the first quarter of 2017 witnessed Vonage acquire more than 150 U.S. patents and at the same time about 160 U.S. patent applications ...

40. Align Technology Rises with Invisalign, SmartTrack Patents

The company announced that it has received two U.S. Patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its SmartTrack clear ...

Patent News for Wednesday 24th May 2017

31 new stories

May 24 2017

1. SCOTUS Slaps Patent Trolls

Kraft Foods Group), the Supreme Court gave a kick in the rear to patent trolls. The Verge has this article on the case. Patent trolls obtain patents not for ...

2. Apple patents circular pizza box to stop soggy crusts

This circular pizza box was created by apple, which filed a patent for it back in 2010, according to CNN. According to the patent, openings at the top of ...

3. This Week In Tech: Nokia patents, Facebook fined and net neutrality at risk

The World Today's Eleanor Hall talks with entrepreneur and technology author Steve Sammartino about the out-of-court settlement between Apple ...

4. Apple Nokia Settles Patent Dispute Seeks Deeper Partnership

On Tuesday, Apple and Nokia have announced that they have settled a legal dispute over the use of patents and other intellectual property owned by ...

5. Monkeetech LLC Discusses its Family of Send2Mobile™ Patent and Patents Pending

Monkeetech LLC, discusses its family of Send2Mobile™ Patents and Patent Pending and the applicability of their intuitive marketing and mobile ...

6. Cropping Monsanto's patent rights

The ASG believes that GM traits, if protected under the Indian Patents Act (IPA), can threaten the country's food security. He asserts that Monsanto and ...

7. Italy: Why not respecting vegetable patents damages everyone

"Typical of Italy. We grant cultivation licences and sell our patented grapes all over the world with no problem. The only country giving us problems is ...

8. Smartphone Wars: Attack of the Clones

Underlying this technological battle is a dispute about the application of patents. Essentially, patents are the most important legal instruments for ...

9. America's largest tech firms acknowledge plenty of issues with the current US patent system

Typically, the reform debate regarding the U.S. patent system features smaller players in the system on the one side, arguing for a return to stronger ...

10. PTAB Procedural Reforms are Necessary to Restore Balance and Due Process

The PTAB institutes 69% of petitions and cancels claims in 82.5% of final decisions. Given many patents experience multiple petitions, the net result is ...

11. The Risks of Using Images for Commercial Purposes

Businesses must obtain written consent when using photographs, videos or images of people in marketing and advertising materials. Businesses ...

12. Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia

R. Civ. P. 12(b) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in this ANDA patent litigation involving Benicar®, a drug for treating hypertension.

13. Changes to pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical patent litigation in Canada

As a result of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement with the European Union, significant changes to the patent linkage provisions and ...

14. Too big to pay: compensation for inventive employees

Employees of large businesses with significant turnover therefore face an uphill battle in seeking to persuade a court that their patented invention has ...

15. Federal Circuit partly affirms injunction in Mylan's favour

On Friday, May 19, the court handed down its decision, granting Mylan injunctive relief for one patent and holding that a district court had erred in ...

16. Hulu Lawsuit Targets TiVo

Additionally, the patent, as Hulu views it in the court filing, aimed to help internet search engines at the time determine whether graphic or video files ...

17. Apple (AAPL) & Nokia End Patent Row, Forge New Partnership

The two tech giants have chosen not to carry forward the patent wars which are characterized by long-drawn litigation in the tech space. Apple's chief ...

18. Apple patents pizza box to stop soggy crust

A patent for a new pizza box designed by Apple seems to address soggy crust concerns. According to the patent, the circular pizza box features ...

19. America's Most Influential and Widely Read Resource for the Printing Industry

The largest of the most recent patent troll cases against the printing industry and its OEMs was dismissed. In a May 19, 2017 decision handed down in ...

20. AgigA Tech Granted Patent for Hybrid Non-Volatile RAM in China

ZL200880100385.1 (the '385.1 patent) relating to hybrid non-volatile RAM. AgigA also holds two patents of the same title with the United States Patent ...

21. Nautilus Hyosung America Defeats Diebold Nixdorf in Patent Lawsuit

With respect to one of the final two patents, Hyosung's latest firmware update and service changes, which have been examined by the ITC and ...

22. Swiss keep up the patent pace

Switzerland is the champion of the patent world, filing the most patent applications per head to the European Patent Office in 2016. But is the Swiss ...

23. Trump's IP Czar Pick Warns of Patent Threats From Abroad

Foreign theft of U.S.-held patents has proven a vexing problem for federal regulators. A fundamental principle of patent law holds that each country's ...

24. New Patent Assertion Entity Flying Above the Radar: Blackbird

Blackbird Technologies was founded by former big-firm (WilmerHale, Kirkland Ellis) patent litigators. It buys (or somehow obtains rights to assert) ...

25. Google Patents Multi-Device Audio Capturing Solution For IoT

Google was recently granted a patent for a multi-device audio capturing solution that's designed for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, presumably ...

26. Nokia, Apple Sign Patent License Agreement, End Legal Battle

The fight over patent use between Nokia and Apple that began back in December 2016 is now over, and the two companies are expected to ...

27. Protecting Your Innovative Cannabis Strains With a Strong Intellectual Property Strategy: Part 2 ...

In the second part of the series, we dive into patent protection for new and innovative strains and how to use it to your advantage.

28. No Evidence that "Stronger" Patents Will Mean More Innovation

Right now, the patent lobby—in the form of the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association—is ...

29. Nokia and Apple make peace after their brief but intense patent dispute

After the initial battle by Apple and Nokia, the doves are now out with both sides having reached an amicable settlement in their patent dispute.

30. Applied Graphene Materials patents new technology

A patent for Structural InkTM has been registered and once fully commercialised the product will be targeted at the advanced composites industry.

31. Nokia and Apple see deeper partnership after ending patent dispute

Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services, sending ...

Patent News for Tuesday 23rd May 2017

53 new stories

May 23 2017

1. Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute, agree to multi-year license

Apple and Nokia on Tuesday said they have reached settlement in a five-month legal dispute over patent licensing practices, with the Cupertino tech ...

2. Apple, Nokia end patent dispute and then quickly sign a new deal for deeper hardware partnership

HELSINKI — Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and ...

3. Apple and Nokia are no longer fighting over patents

The legal suit in question is from December 2016, when Nokia sued Apple in the United States and Germany, alleging 32 types of patent infringement.

4. China applies for 23000 integrated circuit patents since 2008

BEIJING, May 23 (Xinhua) -- China has applied for over 23,000 domestic patents on integrated circuits since 2008, an official told a press briefing ...

5. Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute and sign new deal

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent license agreement and also signed a business deal with the U.S. ...

6. Local woman patents idea to stop "porch pirate" thieves

Romanucci has a provisional patent and the paperwork is already filed for the real deal. But, she is hoping those big box stores, like Amazon will reach ...

7. Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row

In December, Nokia sued Apple claiming the company had breached 32 technology patents covering displays, user interfaces and video encoding.

8. Lawsuit alleges Apple Pay violates patents related to biometrics

Kenneth P. Weiss, CEO of USR, holds 13 patents relating to authentication systems using a smartphone, biometrics, and secure one-time token ...

9. Helius Medical Technologies Receives First of Two Human Performance Patents

“This patent significantly expands our potential addressable market and helps Helius continue to build its intellectual property estate for our PoNS ...

10. Why patents are so important for start-up tech companies

The first thing any creator should do once they've developed a new product or concept is to get it patented. It's especially important for start-ups and ...

11. Apple and Nokia are best friends again after settling a patent lawsuit

The patent wars are over... between Apple and Nokia, at least. A fresh fight between the two tech companies which kicked off late last year has come ...

12. Nokia and Apple are exploring working on health tech together after settling patent dispute

Apple and Nokia have ended their patent dispute that started last year, the companies announced on Tuesday, and said they were exploring working ...

13. Apple and Nokia avoid court battle over patents

Nokia and Apple will not have their day in court as they have settled a legal battle over how much Apple pays to use technology developed by Nokia.

14. Apple-Nokia war: Tech giants sign business deal after patent dispute settles; all you need to know

Technology giant Nokia has said that it has settled its dispute over patents with Apple. The companies have also gone on to sign a major business ...

15. Apple, Nokia settle many long-running patent infringement disputes

Nokia, which owns a huge portfolio of patents, said it will receive an up-front cash payment from Apple, with additional revenues during the term of the ...

16. Personnel behind new Korean NPE suggest a campaign to enforce Pantech patents in the US may ...

Last October, a significant US patent portfolio owned by Korean smartphone maker Pantech was assigned to a new entity called Goldpeak Innovations ...

17. Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute and sign new deal

Nokia has settled its legal battle with Apple with a new patent licence agreement and also signed a business deal with the US giant, surprising ...

18. Apple and Nokia resolve patent dispute

Apple and Nokia have buried the hatchet after suing each other in a patent dispute. The iPhone maker has agreed a multi-year patent license with ...

19. Digital Life: Patent trolls sent back under their bridges

Patent trolls can't go judge shopping anymore. The tech world is delighted. On Monday, The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday put strict limits on where ...

20. Venture Life Secures More UltraDEX Sensitive Patents, Grows Boots Deal

LONDON (Alliance News) - Venture Life Group PLC on Tuesday said it has been granted patents in four countries for its UltraDEX Sensitive range, ...

21. More patents and shelf space for Ventura Life brea

(ShareCast News) - International consumer self-care group Venture Life announced on Tuesday that it had been granted patents in Japan, Indonesia, ...

22. Nokia, Apple end disputes, enter patent license

Nokia Corp. and Apple Inc. have settled long-running intellectual property disputes and agreed to a multi-year patent license, moving from courtroom ...

23. Nokia and Apple make nice over patents

Nokia and Apple have resolved their long-running patent dispute, with the Finland-based vendor now agreeing to provide network infrastructure and ...

24. Federal Circuit's Primer On Equivalence Infringement Of Chemical Process Patents

In an appeal characterized as "unusual," the Federal Circuit affirmed the grant of a preliminary injunction, holding it likely that plaintiff patent holder ...

25. Apple Granted 45 Patents Today Covering Apple Pencil for iPhone, a Hardware Security ...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 45 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover an ...

26. Nokia, Apple Exploring Health Tech Partnership Following Patent Fight

Nokia and Apple have ended their patent fight and are now talking about expanding their business relationship. In a joint statement Tuesday, the ...

27. Nokia and Apple sign patent license agreement, ending their second patent dispute

Between 2009 and 2011 the two companies were at each other's throats, since Nokia sued Apple for patent infringement. The two-year battle ended ...

28. Apple and Nokia end legal dispute by signing patent license deal

The two companies have agreed a multi-year patent license deal under which Nokia will provide network infrastructure product and services to Apple.

29. Helius Medical Technologies Receives First of Two Human Performance Patents

The '069 patent is the first member of the existing family of patents the company has received for its core asset, the PoNS device, in the field of human ...

30. Apple and Nokia settle patent dispute

Apple and Nokia have reached a deal after a testy legal dispute over the Finnish company's patents. The two sides announced the agreement in a ...

31. Apple patents innovative pizza box that prevents soggy crusts

Technology giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have patented a design for a revolutionary round pizza box, with the all-important intention of preventing a ...

32. Apple and Nokia make nice in one of the shortest patent wars ever

Apple and Nokia have come to terms on a multi-year licensing agreement and promised future collaboration, ending a brief patent feud between the ...

33. Apple And Nokia Settle Patent Lawsuits, Sign New Agreement

Apple and Nokia have finally settled their legal dispute over the use of the latter's patents in the iPhone. On Tuesday, the two settled all their lawsuits ...

34. Apple and Nokia settle patent licensing lawsuit

Nokia sued Apple, claiming the firm had infringed 32 patents of its patents. Image: HMD Global. Nokia and Apple have reached a deal over patent ...

35. U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

36. A unanimous US Supreme Court decision just made it harder to force patent lawsuits into troll-friendly courts

37. Supreme Court rules patent trolls can no longer 'shop' for favorable venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has just dealt a big blow to “patent trolls” that buy up patents to license them or sue companies for infringing on them.

38. Apple and Nokia bury patent hatchet

Well that didn't last long. A fresh patent spat between Nokia and Apple which fired up at the back end of last year when Cupertino accused the former ...

39. Nokia settles patent dispute with Apple

It did not give details of the amounts. Nokia shares, which fell in December due to the patent dispute, jumped 7.4 percent to 5.93 euros by 0717 GMT.

40. Apple and Nokia end legal spat by signing multi-year patent agreement

Nokia and Apple have announced that they have settled an ongoing intellectual property (IP) spat, with the duo signing a “multi-year” patent license.

41. ?Supreme Court ends venue-shopping for 'patent trolls' - CNET

42. More patents and shelf space for Ventura Life breath care brand

International consumer self-care group Venture Life announced on Tuesday that it had been granted patents in Japan, Indonesia, Australia and ...

43. Nokia and Apple end their patent fight and become health allies

Over recent months, Apple has been embroiled lawsuits related to patent licensing. While its fight with Qualcomm continues to rumble on, the ...

44. Nokia and Apple settle patent dispute and sign new licensing deal

Nokia and Apple surprised analysts by settling a patent dispute, after the iPhone maker agreed to make an upfront cash payment to the Finnish ...

45. Nokia and Apple settle patent dispute

Nokia and Apple have settled a patent dispute after the iPhone maker agreed to make an upfront cash payment to the Finnish company as well as a ...

46. The Supreme Court Rules to Protect Companies From "Patent Trolls"

The Supreme Court placed limits on where patent lawsuits can be filed, protecting companies from "patent trolls" that purchase patents to squeeze ...

47. Apple and Nokia Settle Patent Dispute With New Licensing Agreement

Nokia and Apple announced today that they have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent ...

48. Supreme Court Ruling Could Hinder 'Patent Trolls'

49. Apple and Nokia agree to settle in mother of all patent disputes

In December 2016 Nokia filed a number of lawsuits against California tech giant Apple, alleging that it violated 32 patents. The lawsuits were filed in ...

50. Patent trolls under attack as US Supreme Court moves goalposts

The number of patent disputes in the US is soaring in 2017, though that could all be about to change after a new ruling from the country's highest court.

51. Nokia Shares Surge After Patent Dispute Settlement with Apple

Nokia filed its first patent infringement case against Apple in 2009, saying at the time that "the basic principle in the mobile industry is that those ...

52. Apple and Nokia have settled their patent dispute

Apple and Nokia have settled an ongoing patent dispute and entered a new licensing agreement, the two companies announced on Tuesday.

53. The Supreme Court's big ruling on 'patent trolls' will rock businesses everywhere

More specifically, patent lawsuits — a rising number of which analysts say are bogus and threaten to strangle new start-ups and inventions before they ...

Patent News for Monday 22nd May 2017

26 new stories

May 22 2017

1. DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals wins Indian patent infringement case against Sinopharm Weiqida ...

This patent, which is owned by DSP, relates to amoxicillin trihydrate having a low free water content and processes for the manufacture thereof.

2. BRIEF-Brilliance Technology receives patent

Says it received patent(No. ZL 2015 1 0334416.1), for man-made influence weather operation data acquisition and recognition system and method ...

3. Obtaining preliminary injunctive relief for patent infringement

A fundamental benefit of patent ownership is the right to exclude others from making, using, or offering for sale the claimed invention. Fail to secure a ...

4. Apple Pay violates Boston company's patents, suit alleges

The lawsuit, filed by Universal Secure Registry in US District Court in Delaware, says its chief executive, Kenneth P. Weiss, received 13 patents for ...

5. Applying for an invention patent

Q: I am a Filipino who made an invention and want to apply for invention patent in the Philippines. How do I go about this? A: First, do not disclose or ...

6. Apple Pay Allegedly In Violation Of Patents

A US technology company has sued Apple, alleging the company's digital wallet has violated its patents for financial transaction authentication.

7. Recent patents issued in New Hampshire

Ping4, Nashua, has been assigned a patent (9,648,455) developed by six co-inventors for a “method for optimizing mobile device region monitoring ...

8. Apple sued over patent infringement for its mobile payment service

A Boston-based company has sued Apple and Visa claiming Apple Pay violates its patent. Universal Secure Registry, in a lawsuit filed in the Federal ...

9. Protection of a TV Format in Ukraine

The Voice, So You Think You Can Dance, The X-Factor and may other TV shows have become popular worldwide. All these shows were adapted for ...

10. Nataliya Minakerman

Nataliya Minakerman is a Lawyer of International Department at IPStyle Patent Law Company. She specializes on the protection of intellectual ...

11. [Exclusive] ETRI loses US patent suit against China's Huawei

South Korea's state-run Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute recently lost a long-running patent lawsuit against China's Huawei ...

12. Apple and Visa sued by USR over alleged violation of electronic payment patents

Weiss said that he had approached Apple and Visa in 2010 about a partnership utilizing his technology, and made detail presentations of his patented ...

13. Self-balancing concept bike isn't expected to reach production, but its styling has been patent ...

Patents can offer a valuable insight into a company's future plans or even an early glimpse of a new model but this is harder to categorise. It shows the ...

14. Worlds Files Appeal to Federal Circuit on PTAB Rulings, Claims Related to Patent Trial

BOSTON, May 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worlds Inc. (OTCQB:WDDD) has filed an appeal brief to recent Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) ...

15. Federal Circuit's Primer on Equivalence Infringement of Chemical Process Patents

In an appeal characterized as “unusual,” the Federal Circuit affirmed the grant of a preliminary injunction, holding it likely that plaintiff patent holder ...

16. Biocept Awarded U.S. Patent with Broad Claims for Antibody Capture of Targets of Interest on Any ...

The patent covers the broad use of antibodies for the capture of any target of interest on any solid surface from any sample type. Targets of interest ...

17. Universal Secure Registry Files Complaint Against Apple Inc. and Visa Inc. for Patent Infringement

USR is represented by Quinn Emanuel, which has extensive experience with and has prevailed in patent cases against Apple. With about 800 ...

18. Apple And Visa Sued Over Alleged Apple Pay Patent Infringement

The suit alleges that Weiss received 13 patents for authentication systems that use a smartphone, biometric identification such as a fingerprint and the ...

19. BRIEF-Eden Innovations applies for US patent for Edencrete

WASHINGTON, May 21 U.S. President Donald Trump's budget proposal, set to be unveiled on Tuesday, will include cuts to Medicaid and propose ...

20. Apple patented a 'pizza box' that prevents sogginess

Apple Park cafe chief Francesco Longoni appears to have participated in its design. The pizza container is round in shape, made of recycled materials ...

21. Court forcing Uber to fire him, says ex-Waymo exec

Waymo recently dropped three of its patent claims in a battle against Uber, US numbers 8,836,922; 9,285,464; and 9,086,273, all of which concern ...

22. Helmet manufacturers embroiled in patent dispute

The case, which was filed on Thursday, May 18 at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Marshall Division, alleged that Riddell had ...

23. ITC wades into robotic vacuum row

As reported by WIPR, it also filed a separate patent infringement claim at the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The case is currently ...

24. Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Encryption Technology Inventor, Lawsuit Alleges

Kenneth P. Weiss, chief executive of Universal Secure Registry. The company is suing Apple and Visa for patent infringement. Credit Universal Secure ...

25. iPhone 8 Rumor Roundup: New Apple Patents, Leaked Photos and More

Another week has come and gone and as we move a week closer to the iPhone 8 release, more details get revealed. The tenth anniversary iPhone is ...

26. Lawsuit Claims Apple Pay Violates Patents Held by Another Company

The lawsuit was filed in a Federal District Court in Delaware and says CEO Kenneth P. Weiss received 13 patents for authentication systems for ...

Patent News for Sunday 21st May 2017

20 new stories

May 21 2017

1. Pantech transferred 230 U.S. intellectual property rights to patent control entity

South Korea's smallest smartphone manufacturer that recently announced it will suspend production of mobile devices, turned over 230 U.S. patents ...

2. Patent for virtual personal assistants up sharply on future prospects

SEOUL, May 21 (Yonhap) -- Patent requests for virtual personal assistants have shot up in recent years, official data showed Sunday, on growing ...

3. A figure from the Lego patent application, 1961

4. Apple patented a 'pizza box' that prevents sogginess

Amidst all the bestselling, high-profile innovations, tech companies still occasionally aim for the odd patent here and there. Such is the case of the ...

5. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,648,819 B1. Soybean Variety XR57F14RX. Issued to Floyd Hancock of Stuttgart. Assigned to Monsanto Technology LLC of St. Louis.

6. Alice Who? Over Half the US Utility Patents Issued Annually are Software Related!

I am continually amazed that for over a decade the legal, technical and academic communities have debated the issue of software patent eligibility.

7. America's patent system favors low tech, not groundbreaking innovation

The U.S. patent system is not in a good place today. Patents are worth substantially less than they were a decade ago, patents are much easier to ...

8. CAFC may consider whether an inter partes reexamination was properly instituted based on the ...

Appellant AT&T Intellectual Property II, L.P. (“AT&T”) appealed from a final decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) in an inter partes ...

9. Patent for virtual personal assistants up sharply on future prospects

Patent requests for virtual personal assistants have shot up in recent years, official data showed Sunday, on growing prospects that artificial ...

10. Janssen files suit against Samsung Bioepis in US

Celltrion was able to release Remsima -- known as Inflectra in the US -- into the market with no problem, despite facing a similar patent infringement ...

11. Pantech sells US patents to stay in business

South Korea's former handset maker Pantech has been struggling to seek some profit by handing over its patents for the US market to a local patent ...

12. Janssen files patent suit against Samsung Bioepis

Janssen Biotech has taken Samsung Bioepis to court in the U.S., accusing the Korean company of violating patents for its top-selling drug. Analysts ...

13. Apple Reinvents the Pizza Box, and It's a Wheel

(Newser) – Remember that time when Apple tried to patent a paper bag? Well, it's also tackled the humble pizza box. As Quartz puts it, "Like all things ...

14. Apple wins a Design Patent for an Apple TV Retail Store Display Structure in Hong Kong

In February Patently Apple posted a report that covered a design patent from Hong Kong for one of Apple's display structures for Beats Headphones.

15. Janssen files suit against Samsung Bioepis in US

“We are confident we do not infringe Janssen's patents, as Renflexis was developed through our own heavy investments and years of research.

16. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Marathon Patent Group logo News coverage about Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ:MARA) has trended positive this week, according to Alpha One ...

17. A machine that keeps organs alive outside the body, and other inventions set to change the world

There are rules about what you can patent: Your invention must be new, non-obvious and useful. True, it doesn't always seem to work out that way, ...

18. KIPO: Digital Assistant-Related Patents Rose 70% In 2016

Patents related to artificial intelligence (AI) assistants grew by almost 70 percent in South Korea in 2016, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) ...

19. Apple Patents A Pizza Box...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Apple's circular pizza box ...

20. The Patent Scam Intro (2016)- 20 min small businesses fight patent trolls this needs to spread

Patent News for Saturday 20th May 2017

12 new stories

May 20 2017

1. Plot Thickens in Fight Over Strawberry Patent Rights

Then, they say, the school froze CBC's ability to work with the plants by filing a single patent application on 168 of the most valuable varieties they ...

2. Bhopal: Copy it: Prodigy's open challenge

Bhopal: “I cannot put any of my work into real life because I don't have patent for any of them but I have openly challenged people to copy my work, ...

3. Cisco Successfully Invalidates Patent for Lack of Written Description

Cisco challenged Cirrex's patent via inter partes reexamination, asserting a lack of written description. The Board affirmed the Examiner's findings, that ...

4. Court Finds 'Google' is Not Generic

Google The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on May 16, 2017, that Google has not become a victim of its own success – that is, its Google ...

5. Brian Kwok in Law360: Post-Grant Reviews To Grow In Number, But As A Niche Tool

Attorneys expect the number of petitions challenging patents under the America Invents Act's post¬grant review program to shoot up from the few ...

6. Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA) Valuation According To Analysts

11/17/2015 – Marathon Patent Group, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Roth Capital. They now have a USD 7 price target on the stock.

7. LG's new patent is a cross between the V20 and the G6

LG has recently applied for a design patent in its home market which is South Korea for a smartphone design. And although the patent is innocuously ...

8. 2000 Patent Filings A Year Signal Increased Innovation At Tata Sons: CTO Gopichand Katragadda

Over the last couple of years, there has been a spike in the number of patents filed by Tata companies; there's been a large number of digital-led ...

9. Renaissance Technologies LLC Raises Stake in Marathon Patent Group Inc (MARA)

Marathon Patent Group logo Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA) by 263.6% during ...

10. SAP Gets Judge To Ax Financial Data Patent Under Alice

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 8:40 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge ruled Thursday that a patent on a method of analyzing financial data ...

11. Transocean Patents 'Moved The Industry,' Not Obvious: PTAB

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 8:13 PM EDT) -- The offshore drilling technology described in three Transocean patents “moved the industry,” the ...

12. Apple's patented round pizza boxes - iPizza Boxes?

Apple's long-awaited 'Apple Park' in Cupertino is ready and you can't help but marvel at its elegance! While the new campus includes many ...

Patent News for Friday 19th May 2017

29 new stories

May 19 2017

1. Qualcomm Gets Double Teamed by Intel and Samsung

The FTC claims that Qualcomm charged its baseband modem rivals inflated license fees for its wireless patents, which made their chips more ...

2. Medtronic to pay Dr. Mark Barry $23.5M for 2 spine device patent infringements — 5 things to know ...

U.S. District Judge Ron Clark, a Texas federal judge, ordered Medtronic to pay a spine surgeon $23.5 million in a patent infringement case on May 16, ...

3. Lilly, United extend Adcirca licensing pact

The drug's compound patent expires in November, however, and two other patents set to run out in 2020 likely won't keep generic competition at bay ...

4. United Therapeutics reworks deal ahead of a key patent's expiration

The new license agreement is for Eli Lilly's other two patents related to Adcirca, both of which expire in 2020. It doubles the royalty payment rate ...

5. Qualcomm patent issued for 'The Internet of Shoes'

It's unclear when, if ever, the product will actually arrive as patents are usually just used as a means to mark a potential avenue that the patent holder ...

6. Football helmet-makers Riddell, Schutt butt heads in patent lawsuit

The two largest football helmet manufacturers in the U.S. are once again butting heads in court over allegations of patent infringement. Schutt Sports of ...

7. J&J fires off legal salvo to block Samsung's Remicade biosim

In a lawsuit filed in the United States District Court in New Jersey, Janssen says Bioepis is violating three patents with its biosimilar version of ...

8. WVU researchers patent new construction method

MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University researchers have patented technology for reinforcing the T-shaped joints of concrete beams in buildings to ...

9. iRobot: ITC To Launch Robotic Vacuum Patent Infringement Investigation

The complaint, filed April 18 by iRobot, alleges infringement of six U.S. patents against several robotic vacuum manufacturers. The ITC has identified ...

10. Silicon Valley isn't anti-patent insist big software players; but some remain to be convinced

“Is the general perception that Silicon Valley is anti-patent correct?” asked the moderator, Michelle Holoubek of Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox.

11. The Story of Phyllis Schlafly's Devotion to Patents and Inventors

Her father's experience helped Phyllis clearly grasp the concept that the American patent system and the individual inventor hold central roles in a ...

12. Statements Made by Patent Owner During IPR Can Support Finding of Prosecution Disclaimer

The Court held that statements made by a patent owner during an inter partes review (“IPR”) proceeding, whether before or after an institution decision ...

13. Dubious Patent Trolls and a Crowdfunded Infringement Defense

We've spent time discussing the patent troll phenomenon in the past. Patent trolls are less pejoratively referred to as non-practicing entities, because ...

14. Should You Consider Patenting Your Inventions?

Have you ever invented something but weren't sure whether to patent it? Most of us have! You don't have to be an engineer, hold a master's degree, ...

15. AbbVie Humira patent invalidated by PTAB

AbbVie has lost in an inter partes review (IPR) of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira (adalimumab). AbbVie's patent, which was invalidated on ...

16. Avenue Therapeutics Receives Notice of Allowance for a New Patent Application Covering ...

The patent application describes and claims a dosing regimen of intravenous (IV) 50 mg tramadol that provides certain pharmacokinetic parameters ...

17. Pat-Tech Exchange: Patent & Licensing Investment Priorities in 2017

2017 is the year IP leaders from the world of tech are realizing they must adapt their patent and licensing strategy. Failure to do so means their ...

18. Qualcomm, Apple dispute extends to supply chain

"Every modern cell phone practices multiple Qualcomm patents," the company writes, noting its thousands of patents in the space. "Due to the ...

19. Waymo drops three patent claims in Uber battle

Self-driving car company Waymo has dropped three of its patent claims in a battle against Uber. On Tuesday, May 16, Waymo, formerly a Google ...

20. Bitmain May Be Infringing on the AsicBoost Patent After All

Initially patented by mathematician and former CoinTerra CTO Timo Hanke, AsicBoost is perhaps best described as a sort of “shortcut” that exploits a ...

21. GeneriCo, LLC Prevails in Inter Partes Review of United States Patent 8865688

LOUIS, May 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GeneriCo, LLC (GeneriCo), a global specialty generic drug company, today announced that the Patent ...

22. Schutt Sports Files Patent Lawsuit Agaist Riddell

Kranos Corporation dba Schutt Sports filed a lawsuit today against Riddell Inc. claiming that Riddell is infringing three patents covering Schutt's ...

23. Proposals Stress Need to Change Patent Eligibility Law

Proposals to amend the patent law to address perceived roadblocks to biopharma innovation may not succeed as written but emphasize the need to ...

24. EP Global Communications Inc (OTCMKTS:EPGL) Rockets Up The Charts

“In a joint statement, EPGL announces that it has received its third consecutive US Patent allowance in the field of ophthalmic technologies while ...

25. Riddell Facing Patent Suit Over Football Helmet Design

Kranos Corp., which does business as Schutt Sports, said that more than 10 of Riddell's helmet models violate three of its patented designs.

26. Valeant (VRX) Negative Apriso Patent Decision 'Incrementally Negative' - Wells Fargo's Maris

The analsyt notes Apriso is covered by seven patent. Six patents expire on April 20, 2018, while the seventh, which was involved in the IPR decided ...

27. Canada needs an innovative intellectual property strategy

James Hinton is a lawyer, patent and trademark agent with Bereskin & Parr LLP and an assistant professor at Western University. Peter Cowan is a ...

28. You'll get a kick out of this: Qualcomm patents the 'Internet of Shoes'

The semiconductor firm has filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for something it simply calls "Internet of Shoes.".

29. What the world's most avid pizza box collector thinks of Apple's patented pizza box

In a parenthetical, the magazine noted that Francesco Longoni, “the maestro of the Apple Park café, helped Apple patent a box that will keep to-go ...

Patent News for Thursday 18th May 2017

35 new stories

May 18 2017

1. There Is No Intel-AMD Licensing Deal

But Intel licensing AMD's graphics-related patents was plausible. Intel signed a cross-licensing deal with NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) in 2011 as a result ...

2. Chitkara University ranked 4th among top Indian universities for filing 46 patents

Chitkara University ranking is published on Page 20 of the Indian Patents ... The University helps to patent the inventions to safeguard the research ...

3. No, Intel is not putting Radeons in its CPUs

Giving further energy to the rumor is the fact that Intel made its final payment to Nvidia as part of a lawsuit-settling patent-licensing agreement this ...

4. Apple's Nokia Suit More Pressing Than Qualcomm

In this note, we catalog a comprehensive list of patent litigation that Apple AAPL 1.6405990016638936% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq USD152.715 2.465 ...

5. iPhone 8 release date can't come fast enough, as patent all-but confirms THIS awesome tech

AS THE iPhone 8 release date looms large on the horizon, Apple has been granted a patent that lines-up with a number of hotly-tipped features ...

6. PureCircle 'granted more stevia patents' than any other company

Stevia producer PureCircle has been granted more stevia-related patents than any other company in the year to April, with 15 new patents globally.

7. iPhone 8 could have Touch ID under an edge-to-edge display; Apple granted over 50 new patents

Apple has been granted over 50 new patents, some of which could end up on the upcoming iPhone 8. The patents include a handy 3D scanner that ...

8. Denise Kettelberger, Ph.D. Joins Patterson Thuente IP

MINNEAPOLIS— Denise Kettelberger, Ph.D., a patent attorney with nearly three decades of experience in intellectual property law, has joined ...

9. How Many Times Should Qualcomm be Paid for Old Technology?

Now Qualcomm has become the Snidely Whiplash of the patent world, holding much of the telecommunications industry hostage to Qualcomm's aging ...

10. Slump in Clean Energy Patents Causes Concern

Clean energy patents As of late, the spike of clean energy technology innovation is slowing down in the United States, during a time that the Trump ...

11. It is time to define the term 'Abstract Idea'

In their infinite wisdom, the Supreme Court has decried that in order to determine whether a claimed invention contains patent eligible subject matter ...

12. EasyWeb Innovations, LLC v. Twitter, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017)

In a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court held all asserted claims of five U.S. patents to be invalid under 35 ...

13. Surviving Alice in the e-Commerce Arts

E-Commerce patents fall under the general category of business methods and are examined in work groups 3620 and 3680. Table 1 below shows the ...

14. China's FDA Proposes Patent Linkage Mechanism and Terms for Data Exclusivity for Public ...

With this regulation, CFDA would formally adopt a formal patent linkage mechanism. It would also provide for the terms of data exclusivity in different ...

15. Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) Proposes New Patent Linkage and Data Protection ...

On 12 May, 2017 the CFDA published its intention to work on a new patent linkage and data protection system for China as part of a reform of its ...

16. Diurnal Gets US Patent For Infacort Covering Through To 2034

LONDON (Alliance News) - Diurnal Group PLC on Thursday said it has been granted a US patent for its lead product Infacort, its key treatment for ...

17. Some Cardiac Monitoring Patents Beat Alice Challenge, While Others Fail to Survive

In the time since Alice changed the landscape of patent eligibility for certain types of inventions, the Federal Circuit has begun pumping out opinions ...

18. Apple reveals all-new Apple Watch Design with a Display covering the Face and Band & Also ...

Apple notes that their patent covers exemplary system applications including wearable, rollable, and foldable displays. Starting with Apple's patent FIG ...

19. iRobot Confirms Patent Infringement Investigation by U.S. International Trade Commission into ...

Also related to the previously announced complaint, iRobot filed patent infringement complaints against the Respondents at the United States District ...

20. Tetra Bio-Pharma files patent for treatment of cancer, ocular disease

Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (CSE: C.TBP, OTCQB: GRPOF, Forum) said Thursday it has submitted a provisional patent application with the U.S. patent and ...

21. IPAB remains headless

In addition, there are three technical members: one for patent and one for trademark; the third member hears the case based on the nature of dispute.

22. DSME loses patent case against rivals

Korean shipbuilder has lost an appeal in a patent case involving rivals Hyundai Heavy Industries and Samsung Heavy Industries. The two patents ...

23. Provision Interactive Announces New U.S. Patent for its Revolutionary Retail Kiosks

The new patent boosts Provision's intellectual property in the U.S. and will allow Provision to protect and drive the application of 3D holographic ...

24. CURE Pharmaceutical Announces Crosslink Patent for Covering Company's Proprietary CureFilm ...

The patent, which covers compositions and thin films containing an encapsulated pharmaceutical ingredient, as well as methods of manufacturing and ...

25. Valeant's Revenue Growth Is At Risk

From 2017 to 2021, many patents of the company's key products will expire. Valeant admits that it faces intense competition from manufacturers of ...

26. New Patent Shows A Possible Bezel-Less LG V30 Or LG G7

LG now looks to be stepping up to the plate with its new design language that started with the G6, and the latest patent from the Korean Intellectual ...

27. Patent Wars Surprisingly Reach The Cannabis Industry: How Do You Register A Plant?

she said, pointing to the fact that the cannabis plant had been registered in the U.S. Patent Office. There are two approved patents that could potential ...

28. There Is No Intel-AMD Licensing Deal

But Intel licensing AMD's graphics-related patents was plausible. Intel signed a cross-licensing deal with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) in 2011 as a result ...

29. Patent Protection for Cannabis Inventions

The industry's opinion on patenting cannabis inventions is varied. On one hand, people worry that patent trolls will monopolize existing knowledge; ...

30. Google Just Dropped Some Of Its Patent Claims Against Uber

Waymo quietly dropped several of the patent claims in its explosive lawsuit against Uber yesterday, admitting in a new court filing that although it ...

31. AbbVie's Humira Loses Patent in Coherus' Petitions

It seems that the decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board to rule “in favor of Coherus' petitions for Inter Partes ...

32. Apple Has Filed a Patent on a Pizza Box

Apple has a lot of parents to its name and many of them are for the cool products that we all know and love from the company. Patents are owned for ...

33. March-in Rights: A Lost Opportunity To Lower US Drug Prices

The US government paid for research that produced a patented drug, the patents were licensed exclusively to a Japanese firm, and that firm is now ...

34. Apple Gets Patents For In-Screen Touch ID

Apple is said to receive two new patents for In-Screen Touch-ID and a bezel-free display which are very much in line with the latest iPhone 8 renders, ...

35. WVU Researchers Patent Method to Strengthen Buildings

West Virginia University researchers have patented a technology for reinforcing the T-shaped joints of buildings' concrete beams to make them better ...

Patent News for Wednesday 17th May 2017

15 new stories

May 17 2017

1. iPhone 8 May Indeed Sport Bezel-Less Display With Touch ID Embedded, Patent Tips

In the patent, the Touch ID beneath display implementation was mentioned for the iPhone, iPad, and MacBook. There are three different technologies ...

2. Apple granted 56 patents, including bezel-less display with integrated TouchID and portable 3D ...

Of all the patents granted to Apple, the most significant are the one for a bezel-less display, TouchID integrated screen and the portable 3D scanner ...

3. apple patents a redesigned pizza box that stops crusts from getting soggy

never a company to put up with anything less than perfect design, apple have decided that the traditional cardboard pizza box no longer suffices as a ...

4. GM crops: Centre fires salvo against patents, says Monsanto is lying on BT cotton seeds

Even as the government stance on giving a nod to GM mustard remains unclear, it has mounted a fresh salvo against GM crops, the patents granted to ...

5. Apple patents pizza box

According to the Tame Apple Press, Apple is going to “redefine the pizza” by making a “space-age pizza box” which uses a circular design. It will be ...

6. USPTO Files Response Brief in In re Janssen Biotech, Inc. & New York University

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has now filed its response brief in In re: Janssen Biotech, Inc., New York University, No. 2017-1257 (Fed. Cir.) ...

7. PureCircle Has Been Granted More Stevia-Related Patents Than Any Other Company Globally in ...

Those new patents and patent applications are in addition to the company's already significant patent protection and activity. As of April 30, 2017, ...

8. Parallel North IP: Iconic Kodak Patent Portfolio Now Available for Licensing in Europe

Parallel North IP (PNIP), the leading patent monetization firm in Europe, has partnered with Dominion Harbor Enterprises (DHE) to expand the ...

9. One of the World's Most Prolific Inventors Patents Thermometer that can also Diagnose Specific ...

NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Patent No. 9,649,013 was issued today to Donald Spector for a thermometer sized device that can ...

10. PureCircle Has Been Granted More Stevia-Related Patents Than Any Other Company Globally in ...

As of April 30, 2017, PureCircle held a total of 72 granted patents, and had 205 applied-for patents pending worldwide. These patents -- and ...

11. Apple granted patents for bezel-free screen, embedded Touch ID

The USPTO has just published over 56 Apple patents related to new technologies the brand has been working on. Two of them are of particular ...

12. Apple Patents A Pizza Box Designed To Prevent Soggy Pizza [VIDEO]

Who doesn't love pizza? However, they lose their appeal when they get soggy and cool. Thus, Apple took it on their shoulders to make sure every ...

13. PTAB Denies Review Of Solar-Powered Patio Umbrella Patents

Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The Patent Trial and Appeal Board refused Monday to review two patents for solar-powered patio ...

14. New Apple Patents Allude to iPhone 8 TouchID and Edge-to-edge Display Features

It should be clear by now that patents are quite important to any company especially big ones like Apple. Also, many would have figured out that Apple ...

15. Qualcomm sues Apple suppliers amid global patent battle