Patent News for Tuesday 30th August 2016

1 new stories

Aug 30 2016

1. Incentivise intellectual property: How to strike right balance

Patents, copyrights and other forms of IPRs and the exclusivity that these confer on the right-holder seek to foster innovation and advanced technology ...

Patent News for Monday 29th August 2016

39 new stories

Aug 29 2016

1. Paradise net loss balloons to $53.7M in H1

Disposal of patents and patent applications has dampen gaming technology provider Paradise Entertainment Limited's revenues, resulting to a more ...

2. RedHill Biopharma Announces Approval of a European Patent Supporting RHB-104 for Multiple ...

Patents covering the antibiotic combination therapy, including the RHB-104 formulation and uses, have been granted in over 25 countries, including ...

3. Paradise lost

Total losses for the group for the period amounted to HK$410.5 million, and are attributed to a one-off loss on its patents and patent applications deal ...

4. MS demands return of corporate tax imposed on patent use

The application comes after several cases where Korean courts ruled that taxation on patents unregistered locally is illegal. A local court recently ruled ...

5. EpiPen: Facts Versus Opinion; With Cost-Benefit Analysis

This article provides additional information and points of view on the patent and innovation aspects of EpiPen. A section on the potential cost-benefit ...

6. This week in patents: Google wants to save your life

This week, the US patent office issued 6,801 patents. Each patent adds a little something new to the human knowledge base. As there's not way we ...

7. Garmin requests stay of latest order in Navico case

The public back and forth in the patent infringement case between Lowrance's parent company and Garmin continues. Last week, Navico Holdings AS ...

8. Why Making Dramatic Moves: Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRBP), Marathon ...

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) shares moved to $2.93 after starting the day at $2.73 on Friday. MARA market capitalization is 44.09M ...

9. Garmin Says New Titled Transducer Design Issue Is Still Pending In Court

Garmin disclosed that the patent issue in respect of its transducer design, which is alleged to have Navico's patent, is still pending before the court and ...

10. U.S. District Court Triples Patent Award Against Samsung to US$21 Million

The U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas hammered Samsung Electronics with US$21 million for infringing two digital photography ...

11. Garmin® responds to misleading statements from Navico in the ITC patent investigation

The status of Garmin's new tilted transducer design relative to any of Navico's patents is still a matter pending before the courts and government ...

12. Recent patents issued in New Hampshire

Twin Harbor Labs of Plano, Texas, has been assigned a patent (9,420,733) developed by four co-inventors for an “electromagnetic pulse protected ...

13. Patent No. 6,630,507: Why the U.S. government holds a patent on cannabis plant compounds

14. Apple's new patent suggests new technology for collecting fingerprints, photos of iPhone thieves

Apple has submitted a patent application that would allow iPhones and iPads to collect fingerprints of anyone using the device in the event it's stolen.

15. Airbus Patent Will Make Air Travel Safer — No Birds To Be Allowed Into Engines

European Aerospace giant Airbus applied for a patent for an engine guard it says can protect jet engines from bird strikes but does not interfere with ...

16. China's first IP investment fund is now under Xiaomi management

China's first patent fund is now being run as part of the Xiaomi IP function, IAM can exclusively reveal. When last we reported on the Ruichuan IPR ...

17. Government is to blame for the skyrocketing price of EpiPens, not patents

While the EpiPen is protected by a patent, patents are not responsible for the recent dramatic price increase. The EpiPen sold for $57 back in 2007.

18. ResMed brings infringement suit over sleep apnea treatment devices

ResMed is alleging that multiple Fisher & Paykel products are infringing upon multiple patents and is seeking an injunction banning the importation of ...

19. Celltrion's influenza antibody patented in Australia, Japan

[THE INVESTOR] South Korean biotechnology firm Celltrion announced on Aug. 29 that it has obtained patents regarding CT-P23 antibody specific to ...

20. Rapid Litigation Management v. Cellzdirect, Inc

The patentee asserted its patent for a process of preserving hepatocytes. The district court granted summary judgment for the defendant, finding that ...

21. Medicines Company v. Hospira, Inc

The applications for the patents-in-suit were filed on July 28, 2008, making the critical date for the on-sale bar under § 102(b) July 27, 2007.

22. Sponsored post: Telematics patent landscape pre- and post-Alice

Under Alice, patent-ineligible subject matter is determined in two-steps: the first asks whether the claims, considered in light of the specification, are ...

23. First Application of Supreme Court's Halo Willfulness Framework

The patents-in-suit cover marine engine exhaust systems that are designed to reduce carbon monoxide emissions. WBIP owns the patents following ...

24. RegeneRx Receives Notice of Intent to Grant Patent for the Treatment of Patients with Multiple ...

The patent covers use of the Company's proprietary molecule Thymosin beta 4 (T?4) in a composition for treating or reducing deterioration of, injury or ...

25. EPGL Wins Allowance on First Patent

With this allowance, EPGL now has several patents pending in the new field of "smart contact lenses" and "augmented vision" technology.

26. Swagway LLC puts focus on product quality, safety and launch of Swagway Cares program ...

SWAGTRONs are also the only hoverboards to include the patent-pending, UL 2271 certified SentryShield™ battery pack, which was designed to ...

27. BRIEF-Redhill Biopharma announces approval of European patent

BRASILIA, Aug 29 Suspended President Dilma Rousseff told the Senate on Monday the future of Brazil was at stake in her impeachment trial as her ...

28. BRIEF-MiMedx says awarded six new US patents

BERLIN, Aug 29 The German government wants Facebook to be more proactive in monitoring and, if necessary, removing forbidden as well as ...

29. Pills – Pharma Patents,… ...

All Rights Reserved. Write to contact@sinapseblog.com if you wish to syndicate, distribute, re-publish, or adapt. Dr. Vishnu checked his watch for the ...

30. Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Reports Ruling in Signal IP Case Against Toyota

[t]he proceedings concerning the '007 and '375 patents are stayed pending the outcome of the IPR proceedings. The stay of proceedings concerning ...

31. MiMedx Group (MDXG) Announces Issuance of Six New US Patents; Offers Portfolio Update

Since the last update of the MiMedx patent portfolio in the Company's November 19, 2015 press release, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has ...

32. pSivida (PSDV) Announces Receipt of 13 New Domestic, Foreign Patents, Allowed Applications

pSivida Corp. (Nasdaq: PSDV) announced the addition of 13 U.S. and foreign issued patents and allowed applications since the start of 2016.

33. Regenerx Biopharma (RGRX) Receives EPO Notice of Intent to Grant Patent Related to Thymosin ...

RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: RGRX) announced that it has received notice of Intent to Grant a patent from the European Patent Office for ...

34. Patent booster for Omkar Speciality

Shares of Omkar Speciality Chemicals will be in demand on Tuesday, as it has received a patent licence from the Centre. In a post-market-hours ...

35. ITC issues ruling in Navico-Garmin patent dispute

A patent infringement dispute that Navico Holdings initiated against Garmin's DownVü scanning sonar products continues to unfold, with the ...

36. Voip-Pal.com, Inc. Files Reply to Petition for Inter Partes Review by Unified Patents and Provides ...

29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voip-Pal.com Inc. (“Voip-Pal”, “Company”) (OTCQB:VPLM) is pleased to announce the Company's patent attorneys, ...

37. Apple patent application shows ideas for capturing biometric info to identify device thieves

38. Paradise Ent half-year loss rises as offloads patents

The company said the loss was “mainly due to the one-off loss on disposal of patents and patent applications” worth HKD334.8 million related to the ...

39. pSivida Announces 13 New Patents Issued or Allowed

pSivida Corp. announced the addition of 13 U.S. and foreign issued patents and allowed applications since the start of 2016. This brings the total ...

Patent News for Sunday 28th August 2016

9 new stories

Aug 28 2016

1. Apple's new patent for iPhone will collect fingerprints, images of thieves: Report

Apple has recently applied for a US patent to that will allow it to collect biometric information in case of unauthorised use. The patent is called ...

2. Momenta Has Momentum After Recent Patent Decision

Momenta and Novartis may be able to launch their generic version of Copaxone earlier than anticipated. Revenue growth will help to fuel the rest of ...

3. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,422,950 B2. Floating Optical Sensor Mount. Issued to John Hartzell of North Little Rock; David B. Crowley of Bryant; James Cirillo of ...

4. Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch gearbox

Honda has reportedly filed a new patent for an 11-speed triple-clutch gearbox. Filed in the Japan Patent Office, the application was published in the ...

5. Patent No. 6630507: Why the US government…

Since then, proponents of legalization have responded with a storm of social-media posts highlighting U.S. Patent No. 6,630,507, granted in 2003 to ...

6. Estimating the cost for filing, obtaining and maintaining patents across the globe

Individual member states of the European Patent Office have not been included in the top 10 for the purpose of illustrating costs incurred while ...

7. Horizon Pharma sues Actavis, Lupin for Paragraph IV certifications on generic Pennsaid

On Thursday, August 18th, Irish pharmaceutical developer Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP) filed an action for patent infringement against two ...

8. Universal patents hint at colorful water park beaches, video game rides

Universal Parks and Resorts has been looking at technology for an interactive video-game ride. A subsidiary of NBCUniversal has a patent application ...

9. Patents: 8-28

The following U.S. Patents were granted to inventors in Lucas, Fulton, Wood, Lenawee, and Monroe counties in July, 2016, and published in the ...

Patent News for Saturday 27th August 2016

12 new stories

Aug 27 2016

1. This new proposed feature for iPhones can help catch thieves with their fingerprints

Apple has just filed a patent called "biometric capture for unauthorized user identification," which uses its Touch ID to store an image of fingerprints ...

2. Universal Patent May Lead to Interactive Harry Potter Ride

Universal Studios has filed a patent which may hint at a plan to develop a new kind of interactive Harry Potter Video Game Ride.

3. Amgen, Inc (AMGN): What to Expect from Enbrel amid Patent Cliff Concerns?

While the patent of Embrel—the drug maker's golden duck—expired in calendar year 2012 (CY12), it has been granted exclusivity for the second time ...

4. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd: PTAB Invalidates Two Patents; Copaxone Generics Unlikely in ...

The recent decision from patent office was a result of four claims filed by Mylan on Copaxone's 40 mg version. The two claims have already bore fruit ...

5. SK C&C Puts Management Priority on Growing and Prospering Together (In-Depth Coverage)

As of 2014, SK C&C owns a total of 177 patents, of which the number of smart card-related patents amounts to 131, and that of SI, OS, and cloud ...

6. Setback for Yahoo India, as instant messaging system patent denied

Internet technology major Yahoo Inc has received a setback in India with the country's patent office refusing a patent for its 'invention' regarding a ...

7. Honda Patents Automatic Gearbox With Three Clutches and 11 Gears

The new patent that is filed by Honda has an exquisite transmission plan. The new patent revealed that Honda has filed for a triple clutch and ...

8. Apple Wins Seven Design Patents in Hong Kong Covering the iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard & More

Late yesterday the Hong Kong Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple seven design patents covering Apple's iPad Pro 'Smart Keyboard' ...

9. Apple Patents A Method For Catching Thief's Fingerprints

Be scared phone thieves, be very scared. Apple this week has been awarded a patent which will help capture fingerprints and mug shots of any ...

10. Vanda Pharma leaps as court rules Fanapt patent valid

Shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: VNDA) leapt more than 20% to $14.79 in heavy trading, after the company revealed that patents on it ...

11. Tickets For Proval Lake

He offered to help the unemployed - to sell patents to work: "It is necessary to introduce a patent on self-employment and determine the legal status of ...

12. Boeing Patents a System to Fight Fire With Artillery

The patent, which features seven Boeing employees as inventors, shares information detailing why they think the artillery approach would be more ...

Patent News for Friday 26th August 2016

23 new stories

Aug 26 2016

1. Apple Patents Idea to Capture Smartphone Thieves Through Touch ID

Now, the Cupertino giant has been granted a new patent for Touch ID related technology that will help catch Apple device thieves. This feature ...

2. Turn more patents into products

UW-Madison's Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) acquired 161 new patents last year, according to the National Academy of Inventors ...

3. Google wants Supreme Court to calm construction

Google has asked the US Supreme Court to weigh in on how the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit deals with patent claim construction.

4. Good news for Mylan after Dramatic Week: an Opportunity in MS drugs

In the middle of a pricing maelstrom, there is some good news for Mylan: the US PTO has validated its challenges to Copaxone patents, which could ...

5. Where Things Stand For Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) In Fanapt Patent Suit

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VNDA) received a favorable court ruling in a patent litigation case pitting it against drug company Roxane ...

6. Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch automatic transmission

Honda has filed a patent for a transmission system with 11 gears and three clutches. The transmission has been designed to improve efficiency while ...

7. US patent office invalidates 2 patents of Teva's blockbuster drug Copaxone

... facing generic competition since last year, Teva had obtained patent, which expires in 2030, for its three times a week version (ie Copaxone 40 mg).

8. KFx Awarded a Third Patent for Self-Punching Orthopedic Anchors - US 9414835

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KFx announced that it has been awarded a third patent (US 9,414,835 ('835)) for self-punching or self-tapping ...

9. US Patent Ruling On Teva's Copaxone A Big Win For India

US Patent and Trade Mark Office's decision to reject the patent claims of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on its 40-milligram dosage of multiple ...

10. Why Adam Carolla is a fan of this movie on patent trolls

The complexities of patent law do not seem like fertile ground for comedy, but an independent filmmaker in Austin, Texas, hopes his new movie, "The ...

11. Google Asks Supreme Court to Weigh In on Chrome Patent Dispute

The patents covered a method for protecting a computer from internet-borne malware by using a sandbox to isolate and execute malicious software ...

12. U.S. Regulator Backs ITC's Import Ban of Arista Products

The U.S. Trade Representative backs the ban of Arista networking products that the ITC ruled earlier this year infringed on three Cisco patents.

13. Medical software provides life-saving results, not abstract ideas

Despite the fact that the Supreme Court only reviewed financial software patents and methods in Bilski v. Kappos and Alice, Alice has had impacts to ...

14. AU/NZ Update: Opposing a patent application via third party observations

If you've identified a patent application in Australia or New Zealand that you wish to oppose, there are a number of options to consider. Maybe you ...

15. Zero Sum Game? Australian Patent Office Fee Changes

From 10 October 2016, some official fees reduced or eliminated while other fees have been increased for all Australian patents and patent ...

16. Apple Patents Method to Catch Phone Thief's Fingerprints

Stop, thief! A patent awarded to Apple this week would capture the fingerprints and mug shots of unauthorized people attempting to log in to iOS ...

17. Mylan gets favourable US ruling against Teva's Copaxone 40 mg/mL patents

Mylan NV announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ruled in favour of Mylan in its inter partes review (IPR) proceeding and ...

18. VNDA Soars, CEMI Secures Zika Contract, EMA To Review MYL's Proposed Biosimilar

Shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) soared more than 20% on Thursday, following a favorable verdict in the patent litigation against ...

19. Apple patents thief data capture

apple-dalek-2 Fruity cargo cult Apple has patented the slightly legally dodgy technique of capturing the biometric data of those who steal its customer's ...

20. Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA): Analyst Cuts PT to $64; Still Sees 25% Upside Potential

Ms. Koffler now has more conservative outer year expectations from the company as a US agency invalidated two Copaxone patents. Copaxone, a ...

21. Apple patents technique for grabbing iPhone thieves' fingerprints and photo

Apple has submitted a patent application for using the iPhone's (or iPad's) Touch ID module, camera, and other sensors to grab information about ...

22. Apple Patents Tech To Record & Scan Fingerprints Of Suspected iPhone Thieves

The patent, called biometric capture for unauthorized user identification, uses the iPhone and iPad Touch ID module, camera, and other sensors to ...

23. Former US Patent Office Director Freaked Out That Business Methods & Software Are Less ...

Bloomberg has an interesting article noting how the US Patent Office is (rightfully!) rejecting lots of software and business method patent applications ...

Patent News for Thursday 25th August 2016

47 new stories

Aug 25 2016

1. Arcandra Tahar: The American Passport was to Take Care of Patents

I took the initiative to register the patents. Because this was linked to strategic projects and national security, there was an administrative condition that ...

2. Navico: ITC Bolsters Ban on Garmin® DownVü™ Products

This ruling vindicates Navico's assertion that Garmin's DownVü product offerings violate Navico's sonar patents and the ITC's orders. Additionally, the ...

3. Apple's Patent Application Collects iPhone Thieves' Fingerprints

Soon enough, it could be a really bad idea to steal an iPhone or iPad. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published a patent ...

4. Google Asks Supreme Court to Hear Chrome Case Over Patent History

If there's confusion over the meaning of a patent, who gets the benefit of the doubt — the inventor or the company getting sued? According to Google ...

5. HoverCam Receives Business Resolution in Patent Lawsuit

8,508,751, U.S. Patent No. D674,389, D647,906 and D715,300. The '751 patent is directed to Pathway's innovative methods and devices capable of ...

6. Teva Takes Double Hit in Copaxone Patent Rulings

(Bloomberg) - Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries fell 3 percent after a U.S. agency invalidated two of the patents protecting Copaxone, ...

7. Asset manager targets Snapchat in Canada

Asset management investment company Investel Capital Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against social media giant Snapchat.

8. US Patent and Trademark Office Invalidates Two Copaxone 40 Patents

On August 24, 2016, Mylan (MYL) announced that the PTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) invalidated patents 8,232,250 and 8,399,413, which are ...

9. Meizu wins mBack Patent for Multi Tasking Home Button after Fighting for Four Years

We see technology companies struggle for patents over the copyrights of the innovative technologies they say they have created. Whatever may be ...

10. US Rules In Mylan's Favour, Invalidates Teva Patents: Natco

New Delhi: Drug firm Natco Pharma on Thursday said the US Patent and Trademark Office has ruled in favour of its marketing partner Mylan by ...

11. Saudi woman researcher stockpiling patents

SHE spends most of her time inventing tools and has so far received patents for an industrial invention and an electric circuit design and has just ...

12. The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive

The drug, 62 years old at the time, was not covered by a patent and was a key antibiotic used in treating persons with HIV/AIDS. The price hike put ...

13. Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch automatic gearbox

A source at Honda told Autocar: “Honda has patented a new triple-clutch, 11-speed transmission system, however, we're unable to confirm the plans ...

14. Teva Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TEVA) confirms PTAB's decisions on two patents in IPR challenge ...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) traded 16.14 Million shares on last trading day with closing price of $51.63. Company gross ...

15. Generics creep in as Teva loses two Copaxone patents

A Patent Trial and Appeals Board invalidated two patents held by Teva Pharmaceuticals for the 40mg dosage of its multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone ...

16. Natco Pharma upbeat over US Patent Office's ruling on two of Copaxone patents

Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma on Thursday announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office(PTO) has ruled in favour of its marketing partner, ...

17. Natco Pharma gains after marketing partner wins patent case

Natco Pharma gained 4.7% to Rs 686 at 15:00 IST on BSE after a favourable ruling by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its marketing partner, ...

18. US PTO rules in Mylan's favour, invalidates Teva patents:Natco

Drug firm Natco Pharma today said the US Patent and Trademark Office has ruled in favour of its marketing partner Mylan by invalidating two of ...

19. U.S. Patent Granted for Courtagen's Novel DREAM™ PCR Decontamination Technology

BUSINESS WIRE)--Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc., an innovative molecular information company, announced today that the United States Patent and ...

20. Patents Emerge Of Mysterious Yamaha Amphibious Car

Yamaha may have only recently given the automotive world a taste of what it is cooking up and now patents have emerged of what could become the ...

21. The Bitcoin Patent – Only A Matter Of Time?

Ira Schaefer and Ted Mlynar are partners in the Intellectual Property practice at Hogan Lovells in New York, where they advise on patent and ...

22. Mylan N.V Wins US PTO Ruling Saying 2 Patents Related to Copaxone 40 mg/mL Unpatentable ...

(Updates with reaction from Teva Pharmaceutical starting in 4th paragraph.) Mylan N.V (NASDAQ:MYL) says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ...

23. Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

"We will not be patent trolls," he said. "For us, this patent primarily is defensive so that we are not impeded from addressing our customers' needs.".

24. After Flying Car, It's Time To Take A Dip In The Water — Yamaha Patents Amphibious Car

According to a filing with the Japanese Patent Office, a new assembly for wheels, that can retract inside the vehicle body, to allow it to become a boat, ...

25. With patent strikedown, Teva's new Copaxone formula loses two defenses against generics

Bad news for Teva, much-needed good news for the embattled Mylan: The U.S. Patent and Trademark office's review board struck down two patents ...

26. Apple Patent Reveals A Potentially Cutting Edge Feature For Future iPhones

Rumor has it that the upcoming iPhone 7 will have an IP68 rating, meaning it would be protected from dust and dirt and have water resistance support ...

27. Universal Patents A Wand And Spells Ride That Sounds Perfect For A New Harry Potter Attraction

The Orlando Business Journal reported Monday on a new patent filed by NBCUniversal subsidiary Universal City Studios LLC that details an ...

28. Murata v. Daifuku: District Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Motion for a Second Time After ...

In September 2013, Murata filed a patent infringement action alleging that Daifuku infringed three of its patents (the "Original Patents"). A year later, in ...

29. PTAB invalidates Teva's patents

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has invalidated claims in two of Teva-owned patents covering Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) ...

30. US patent office rules in favour of Natco Pharma's US partner Mylan

File photo. Natco teamed up with Mylan to challenge Teva's Copaxone 20 mg and 40 mg patents. As per the agreement, Natco supplies the drug and ...

31. Intellectual Property Implications of the Medical Wearable and Wellness Device Revolution for ...

Startups in both industries thus need to consider making a judicious investment in building a patent portfolio to protect their technology. Startups ...

32. US PTO rules in Mylan's favour, invalidates Teva patents:Natco

"US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in favour of Mylan in its "inter partes review (IPR) proceedings and found all claims of two related ...

33. Apple invents Sapphire Coating Equipment to Strengthen Glass for Future OLED Displays

In fact Apple has many patents relating improving and working with sapphire glass. Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent ...

34. Boeing Patented a Way to Fight Forest Fires With Artillery

Boeing has patented a "fire-retarding artillery shell," in what could be, at the very least, a unique innovation in aerial firefighting. Currently, aerial ...

35. New Patent for Adipose Stem Cells Issued to VetStem Biopharma

VetStem Biopharma, Inc., announced that a major United States patent has been issued directly to VetStem. This patent covers methods for ...

36. Vanda Patents Found Valid and Infringed in Fanapt® ANDA Litigation

"We are very pleased that the court found both patents valid, found that Roxane's ANDA infringes the '198 patent and the '610 patent, and accordingly ...

37. BRIEF-Moody's says Teva's loss of two copaxone patents is credit negative

Aug 25 First National Bank of Omaha will pay $35.25 million of fines and refunds to settle charges by two U.S. regulators that it duped hundreds of ...

38. Alistair Hindle Associates appoints new head of chemical patents

Patent and trade mark attorneys, Alistair Hindle Associates, has welcomed Dr Rob Gregory as a new director to the firm, to lead its expansion in the ...

39. Will Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) Survive Its Patent Invalidation?

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA), in a recent press release, annouced that the Board for Patent Trial and Appeal has finalized its ...

40. US patent office rules in favour of Mylan

Natco Pharma said the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in the favour of its marketing partner Mylan with regard to patent claims ...

41. Honda Patents New 11-Speed Tri-Clutch Automatic

Honda has reportedly filed a patent in Japan for a new automatic transmission with no less than 11 forward ratios and three clutches. Despite ...

42. Teva plans appeal after Mylan invalidates Copaxone patents

The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in favor of Netherlands-incorporated Mylan (Nasdaq: MYL) by invalidating two of Teva ...

43. The Terrible Twos: The State of Innovation Two Years After Alice v. CLS Bank

It has been two years since the Supreme Court invalidated an electronic escrow service patent in Alice v. CLS Bank. The economy has not ground to a ...

44. Apple patenting a way to collect iPhone thieves' fingerprints

However, it's thinking about getting more proactive, judging by a recent patent application. It claims a method of "capturing biometric information for ...

45. Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technologies have settled their patent lawsuit, Oxford Nanopore said today. According to ...

46. Teva Stock Gains, Leerink: Despite Patent Loss, No Generic Competition Until 2018

Yesterday, the U.S. Patent Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board deemed that two of Teva's Copaxone patents are considered unpatentable.

47. Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) Stock Soars on Drug Patent Ruling

A Delaware court ruled Thursday that Roxane Laboratories ANDA product infringes against several Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) patents for ...

Patent News for Wednesday 24th August 2016

40 new stories

Aug 24 2016

1. Canadian investment fund files claim against Snapchat Inc for patent infringement over geofilters

Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesLogo of Snapchat is seen at the front entrance of the headquarters of Snapchat in Venice, California.

2. Lenovo-Microsoft sign new patent cross-licensing deal

This collaboration between Microsoft and Lenovo also includes a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers Lenovo and Motorola devices.

3. Fitbit Inc (FIT) Wins Critical Jawbone Patent Ruling

Fitbit, Inc (NYSE:FIT) has been engaged in a bitter series of lawsuits with fitness tracker rival Jawbone, who has repeatedly accused Fitbit of stealing ...

4. Nanotechnology Market 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2016 - Technology, Patents ...

Nanotechnology Market 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2016 - Technology, Patents, Challenges and Review - Research and Markets ...

5. Resmed Corp. alleged to have infringed patents with CPAP machines

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it is the owner of several patents regarding breathing apparatuses and devices used to measure ...

6. bioAffinity Awarded New Patent; Company's Patent Portfolio Continues to Expand

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- bioAffinity Technologies today announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent ...

7. Patent Dispute Eli Lilly And Acrux: Update And Opportunity?

The US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana declared the core protective patents for Axiron, delivery of testosterone through the armpit, ...

8. USPTO invalidates two Copaxone patents, ruling on third tomorrow

The USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidates two patents covering Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' (NYSE:TEVA) top selling MS drug ...

9. Vapor Group, Inc., VPOR, Enters Into Merger Letter of Intent

The corporation merging into Vapor Group, Inc. holds U.S. and foreign patent rights in several countries for a new type of bottle closure to be used by ...

10. Patent 6630507 and Cannabis: New Designs for a Hot Issue

They're at it again. PatentWear brings history alive with its innovative idea for wearable t-shirt art created from authentic patents, and this time, the ...

11. Teva Plunges After Two U.S. Copaxone Patents Invalidated

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. fell as much as 6.3 percent after a U.S. agency invalidated two of the patents protecting Copaxone, a multiple ...

12. Patent Policy Produces Higher Drug Costs: Study

23 — Lax U.S. patent policy bears part of the blame for a steep rise in prescription drug costs, according to an Aug. 23 study in the Journal of the ...

13. Caisson Biotech Announces Issuance of US Patent for Factor VIIa HEPtune® Conjugate

AUSTIN, Texas & OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caisson Biotech announces the issuance of a new patent, U.S. patent 9,370,583, by the ...

14. Investel sues Snapchat for infringing on geofiltering patents

A Vancouver-based technology firm is suing Snapchat, alleging that the social media company is infringing on its "geofencing" patents, which allow ...

15. Canadian company suing SnapChat over patents

It claims that SnapChat's geofilter technology infringes on a Canadian patent owned by Investel, which says it has developed a global marketing ...

16. bioAffinity Awarded New Patent Companys Patent Portfolio Continues to Expand

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 24, 2016 -- bioAffinity Technologies today announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent protecting a proprietary kit ...

17. bioAffinity Awarded New Patent; Company's Patent Portfolio Continues to Expand

24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- bioAffinity Technologies today announced that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent protecting a proprietary kit that ...

18. Lenovo Android Devices Will Have Microsoft Apps Preinstalled

Android keeps paying off for Microsoft, and a patent licensing pact between the Redmond, Wash., software giant and Lenovo is another step in that ...

19. Patent schemes, hostage government payers driving US drug spending

The investigators said a combination of patent-enabled monopolies and required coverage by government plans are what's driving U.S. drug ...

20. Broker Buy/Sell/Hold Updates For Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA)

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Marathon Patent Group, Inc.

21. Universal patents new 'video game ride' involving wands and spells -- for their Harry Potter worlds?

A new patent filed by Universal's theme park arm may suggest that a video game-like ride involving magic and alternating outcomes may come to The ...

22. US Upholds Import Ban Against Arista Networks

Arista was found to have infringed on three Cisco patents that deal with managing and securing communications networks. It was found to not have ...

23. The IoT : A Look at the IP Landscape of Fitness Wearables

This not only will drive market growth but expand the fitness wearables patent landscape. There are several companies that share the majority of the ...

24. Sirius XM Holdings is latest patent target for Global Interactive Media

On Friday, August 12th, Global Interactive Media filed suit against Sirius alleging that the latter's radio services infringe upon a trio of patents related to ...

25. USPTO handling of patent eligibility sparks substantive discussion at PPAC meeting

Last week the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) held its quarterly meeting at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

26. Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison is Vice President of Competitive Technical Intelligence at Chipworks. Jim leads Chipworks' Design Teams, R&D Teams, and Product ...

27. Will Australia follow the US and prohibit the patenting of inventions defining principles of nature?

In the last five years, patents directed to biologically derived inventions have been successfully challenged in the US and Australia on the basis of lack ...

28. Kateeva Names Burch Harper as Vice President of Intellectual Property

Harper is a respected patent enforcement and technology licensing expert. He brings special expertise in negotiating complex IP licenses and ...

29. Judge: Fitbit Did Not Steal Jawbone Trade Secrets

In July 2015, Jawbone filed a complaint with the trade agency, accusing Fitbit of infringing on six patents, and poaching employees with knowledge of ...

30. Samsung patents biometrics system for smartwatch, IoT

South Korean tech firm Samsung has patented a design for biometric authentication to be implemented on a future version of their Gear Fit smartwatch ...

31. Investel Capital Corporation Files Patent Infringement Suit Against SnapChat, Inc. in the Federal ...

The suit, filed in the Federal Court of Canada, states that SnapChat, Inc. is infringing on certain claims of Investel's Canadian Patent No. 2,887,596 ...

32. N1 Technologies Patents VIRITRON VPN Pneumonia Treatment

BELIZE CITY, Belize, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The directors and management of N1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: NTCHF) announced today ...

33. Nanotechnology Market 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2016 - Technology, Patents ...

Nanotechnology Market 2015-2022: Global Strategic Business Report 2016 - Technology, Patents, Challenges and Review - Research and Markets.

34. Patent 6630507 and Cannabis: New Designs for a Hot Issue

The new t-shirt designs, Patent 507 and Cannabis 507, showcase the ironic fact that while the United States Government criminalizes the cannabis ...

35. Mylan (MYL) Affirms Favorable USPTO Ruling to Invalidate Two Teva Patents Covering Copaxone

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, TASE: MYL) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in favor of Mylan in its inter partes review ...

36. The crazy Samsung patent set to change the Gear Fit and Gear VR forever

A new patent filing, unearthed this week by PatentlyMobile, revealed Samsung potentially has plans to integrate biometrics sensors within the Gear Fit ...

37. WIN panel urges keeping strong patent protections

The U.S. patent system has come under attack in recent years from opponents who say it kills innovation and stifles competition. Other critics charge ...

38. Gillette seeks to cut down hygiene company in patent row

Shaving company Gillette has sued Edgewell Personal Care for patent infringement and unfair competition, in a case surrounding three-bladed razors ...

39. Vancouver-based company sues Snapchat for patent infringement

A Vancouver-based investment fund has filed a patent infringement lawsuit ... Teliphone Navigata-Westel Communications Inc., holds the patents.

40. Teva Stock Drops After Patent Invalidated

Teva was stock was trading sharply lower this afternoon after aspects of its patent for multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone were determined invalid.

Patent News for Tuesday 23rd August 2016

40 new stories

Aug 23 2016

1. Why Microsoft's New Deal With Lenovo Matters

Microsoft makes a lot of money from Android, thanks to its patents being used in Google's operating system. That income has recently been faltering ...

2. Microsoft and Lenovo reach licensing agreement

The agreement also includes a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers Lenovo Motorola devices. Nick Parker, corporate vice president of the ...

3. How the TPP Could Stifle the Discovery of New Drugs

The deal beefs up intellectual property laws for drug manufacturers, extending the US's already substantial patent laws to each partner country, and ...

4. Microsoft signs patent cross-licensing agreement with Lenovo that covers Android devices

Microsoft and Lenovo today announced a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers Lenovo and Motorola devices running Android OS. It was also ...

5. Honda patents 11-speed transmission with a three-clutch set-up

Joining the ranks of General Motors and Ford who have offered 10-speed transmission, Honda has now patented a 11-speed gearbox. In addition, this ...

6. How Many Marathon Patent Group Inc (NASDAQ:MARA)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Out of 3 analysts covering Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ:MARA), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Marathon ...

7. Patent Dispute Off The Rails For Eli Lilly And Acrux

Biotech is full of risk and nowhere is that more apparent than in the area of intellectual property protection. Patents define the value of blockbuster ...

8. Lenovo & Microsoft Announce Device App And Patent Deal

What is perhaps more interesting is how the deal was reached: this is another of Microsoft's patent licensing deals. Over the years, Microsoft has put ...

9. BlackBerry files two patent infringement lawsuits against BLU

Two separate infringement suits have been filed against BLU that list a total of 15 patents. The first suit covers mostly software features including a ...

10. Gearbox wars: Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch unit

Honda has registered a patent in Japan for a new type of triple-clutch gearbox, with 11 speeds. It's a new automatic transmission that is aimed at ...

11. UN panel probes patents and new drugs

IT IS often argued that weakening patent monopolies on pharmaceuticals will lead to fewer new medicines being discovered. Whether this is indeed ...

12. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)'s new round of patent lawsuits targets BLU and Android: Oasis ...

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) traded 2.99 Million shares on last trading day with closing price of $8.02. Company gross margin stands at 42.80% ...

13. P&G sues rival, claiming false advertising and patent infringement

Multiple patent violations are also alleged in the suit, which focuses on Edgewell's three-bladed private label razors. St. Louis-based Edgewell (NYSE: ...

14. Vedanta Biosciences Granted Second U.S. Patent Covering Methods of Treating Autoimmune ...

The patented technology is based on ground-breaking work by Dr. Kenya Honda, a scientific co-founder of Vedanta. Dr. Honda's work shows that ...

15. Melanoma Patent Overview in the Years 2011-2016 - Research and Markets

Melanoma is one of the serious types of skin cancer that develops from pigment-containing cells called melanocytes. The market for melanoma ...

16. How to Protect Your IP from China: Step One, Recognize that The US is NOT the Only Place in the ...

China lawyers One common mistake U.S. companies make is failing to understand that patents and trademarks are territorial. That is, these forms of ...

17. Honda's Next Gearbox May Be Just A Bit Too Geeky

Japanese carmaker Honda has patented an 11-speed gearbox which uses not one, not two, but three clutches! The patent for the triple-clutch ...

18. The Expensive Drug Prices and Patents

The United States could be more in control of rising drug prices by being more selective about giving patents to pharmaceutical companies for ...

19. Acrux Limited shares crater 37% on shock court ruling

According to the release the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has ruled that the formulation and axilla application patents ...

20. Puretech notes US patent issue

PureTech Health notes the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a second US Patent to Vedanta Biosciences that broadly covers ...

21. Federal Circuit affirms Apple iPhone patent victory over GPNE

GPNE sued Apple for direct infringement of claims in two of GPNE's patents. The patents at issue relate to a two-way paging system, where the paging ...

22. FC Bifurcates Infringement & Validity Issues from Section 8 PM(NOC) Proceeding in Hopes of ...

It appears that Courts look to reduce duplicative pharmaceutical litigation in PM(NOC) proceedings and related patent infringement actions by looking ...

23. Brexit and Patent Law: What You Need to Know

Now that some time has passed since the Brexit vote, some of the ways in which the vote is likely to impact British patent law are becoming clearer.

24. Tighter Patent Rules Could Help Lower Drug Prices, Study Shows

The U.S. could rein in rising drug prices by being more selective about giving patents to pharmaceutical companies for marginal developments, ...

25. Ultimate Gearbox: Honda patents triple-clutch, 11-speed transmission unit

Just when you thought that the dual-clutch transmission is not enough, Honda has went ahead and patented an 11-speed triple clutch gearbox in the ...

26. Apple Granted 46 Patents Today Covering a Beacon Messaging System, iPad Air, Gaming ...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 46 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a ...

27. Apple Wins a Patent for Next-Gen Indoor Mapping Technology based on Visual Inertial Navigation

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 46 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover ...

28. USPTO Issues Reexamination Certificate For Netlist Seminal LRDIMM Patent

The '537 patent is one of a number of Netlist patents to have survived post-grant review proceedings. Netlist prevailed in multiple Inter Partes Reviews ...

29. BRIEF-Provectus Biopharmaceuticals gets patent from USPTO related to rose ...

SINGAPORE, Aug 23 Global private equity firm KKR is set to hire Ashish Shastry from Singapore-based Northstar Group as the head of its Southeast ...

30. Are You In Sports IP Game? Protecting Your IP With Patents And Trade Secrets

When determining whether an asset should be protected using patents or trade secrets, a company must understand what makes the asset valuable.

31. Provectus Biopharma (PVCT) Receives Rose Bengal Analogs-Related U.S. Patent

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: PVCT) announced that it has received a U.S. patent covering additional aspects of its process for ...

32. Xiaomi Uses Patents To Upset Apple Inc. And Alphabet Inc On Their Own Turf

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, has been making steady progress during its 6-year rise from being a promising start-up. Now, Vice President ...

33. BlackBerry launches patent assault on Android phone maker BLU

CANADIAN PHONE MAKER BlackBerry has launched its second (and third) patent-related lawsuit this month, this time against Android smartphone ...

34. Microsoft, Lenovo cross-licensing love-in: Android mobes knocked up with... Office apps

Lenovo's signed a second patent licensing agreement with Microsoft, loading Redmond's productivity software on its Android devices. Microsoft Office ...

35. BlackBerry continues patent suing spree in US

BlackBerry has sued a second US company for patent infringement just weeks after filing a patent infringement lawsuit against technology company ...

36. Microsoft and Lenovo pair up in patent deal

Microsoft and Lenovo have agreed a partnership that will see the companies enter into a cross-licensing patent deal and enable Lenovo to carry ...

37. Procter & Gamble Sues Edgewell for Patent Infringement

In addition to patent infringement, the complaint also accuses Edgewell of false advertising, unfair competition and deceptive acts and practices.

38. Verizon Files for Passcode Blockchain Patent

Verizon Communications, the largest telecom company in the United States, is getting in on the Blockchain digital gold rush, filing a patent for a ...

39. Microsoft inks a patent and software deal with Lenovo

It also includes a patent cross-licensing deal that covers Lenovo's -- and Motorola's -- devices' giving it right to use some of Microsoft's intellectual ...

40. Honda patents 11-speed gearbox with 3 clutches

Honda has reportedly filed a patent for a 11-speed gearbox with 3 clutches. A report in Auto Guide claims that the patent was filed in Japan on May 27, ...

Patent News for Monday 22nd August 2016

35 new stories

Aug 22 2016

1. BlackBerry's new round of lawsuits targets BLU—and Android

Over the years, BlackBerry has amassed a giant portfolio of patents, but it hasn't used them to sue others—until now. BlackBerry has filed three patent ...

2. Marathon Patent Group to Present at the 5th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 7 ...

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Patent Group (MARA) has been invited to present at the 2016 Gateway Conference ...

3. PetVivo Continues IP Portfolio Expansion

This patent represents significant market opportunities in both the companion animal and human clinical markets. With the issuance of this patent the ...

4. Rovi Signs 10-Year Intellectual Property License Agreement with DISH

Rovi Corporation (ROVI) today announced that it signed a 10-year patent renewal license agreement with DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH ...

5. Honda Patents 11 Speed, 3 Clutch Transmission

In its patent application, Honda asserts that the third clutch will be able to decrease torque removal that occurs with dual clutch transmissions.

6. This week in patents: Facebook becomes multilingual

This week, the US patent office issued 6,789 patents. Each patent adds a little something new to the human knowledge base. As we cannot list all six ...

7. Verizon is making a foray into the 'game changer' technology Wall Street is pumped about

Business Insider obtained a copy of the US patent, filed on May 10, 2016, for a passcode blockchain Verizon has apparently been working on for three ...

8. Honda patents 11-speed, three-clutch transmission in the name of fuel economy

Uncovered by AutoGuide, the patent describes a transmission with eleven gears that utilizes three clutches, with the third somehow reducing the drop ...

9. Smart cars collaboration could raise risk of patent litigation, experts say

In recent years, Apple has won more than $1 billion in damages in patent infringement cases against Korean cellphone maker Samsung Electronics ...

10. MIT student claims CRISPR patent not earned

In an email sent in February 2015 that appears to be a job application addressed to Professor Jennifer Doudna, who is involved in challenging the ...

11. Universal patent hints at 'video game ride' using wands

Specifically, the patent is aimed at creating a vehicle "configured to receive respective inputs from one or more riders via the vehicle interface circuitry, ...

12. Recent patents issued in New Hampshire

VXI of Dover has been assigned a patent (9,413,790) developed by five co-inventors for a “computer telephony headset with presence indicator.

13. Honda plots 11-speed transmission with three clutches

The application was filed with the Japan Patent Office on May 27, according to AutoGuide, which first spotted it. In the application, Honda said the third ...

14. Dish signs 10-year licensing deal with Rovi

Rovi announced today that it has come to an agreement with Dish Network on a new 10-year patent renewal license agreement. Under the terms ...

15. Federal contracts, patents

Qorvo U.S. of Greensboro has been assigned four patents. The first, for the "connection using conductive vias," was developed by Thomas Scott Morris ...

16. Reading the Federal Circuit's tea leaves on software patentability

Section 101 of the Patent Act governs what subject matter is patent eligible, excluding among other things abstract ideas from being patented.

17. Advances in artificial pancreas technology leading towards probable FDA approval in 2017

The patent portfolio analysis tools available through Innography show us that there are 503 patents related to artificial pancreas systems which have ...

18. Contract drafting: beware illusory superiority

Or some US intellectual property assignments that, instead of using a simple phrase such as 'X hereby assigns the patents to Y', prefer to use a long ...

19. Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch transmission

A patent application recently filed in Japan suggests Honda could introduce the auto industry's first-ever 11-speed automatic transmission.

20. New Zika patents submitted in US

BioLytical Laboratories, a Canadian based biotech company, has filed two patent applications covering a method for detecting the Zika virus. The first ...

21. Patents Announced For Two Of SalvaRx's Invested Companies

ompanies in which it has investments have recently been granted patents for cancer immunotherapy treatments and it expects several therapies to ...

22. Globus wins patent infringement suit lodged by Flexuspine

Globus Medical, Flexuspine Globus Medical (NYSE:GMED) last Friday marked a win in a patent spat with device maker Flexuspine, after a Texas ...

23. Registering And Protecting Foreign Intellectual Property Rights In Nigeria: Copyright, Trademark ...

This would cover all brand defining rights such as Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Industrial Designs as well as other non-traditional rights such as ...

24. Rovi, Dish Sign 10-Year Patent License Renewal

Rovi and Dish also noted the patent license renewal is also subject to certain contingences tied to the closing of Rovi's proposed $1.1 billion ...

25. Marathon Patent Group to Present at the 5th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 7 ...

22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marathon Patent Group(NASDAQ:MARA) has been invited to present at the 2016 Gateway Conference being held ...

26. Hoverboard Originator Hangzhou CHIC Sues Swagway in the United States for Patent ...

Chic then immediately filed a complaint for patent infringement against Zhouwu with the Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court. The Court accepted ...

27. BRIEF-Presbia acquires patent portfolio for Presbia Flexivue Microlens

Aug 22 Cinven Ltd is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. clinical trial manager BioClinica Inc from another private equity firm, JLL Partners, for more than ...

28. BRIEF-IMAGIS announces patent granted

... * Signs 973,004 zloty ($254,840) gross deal with Przewozy Regionalne Sp. z o.o. for delivery of software and support services Source text for Eikon: ...

29. Patent Focus for Aug. 22: recent local patents awarded

The following shows recent patents awarded to people or companies in central Virginia. Listed are the name of patent, the patent number, name of the ...

30. Rovi Corp. (ROVI), DISH Network (DISH) Enter 10-Year Patent Renewal Licensing Agreement

Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq: ROVI) announced that it signed a 10-year patent renewal license agreement with DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of ...

31. No. 6630507: Why the gov't has patents on pot plant compounds

Marijuana proponents allege that the U.S. government is exhibiting hypocrisy by owning a cannabis-related patent while also denying marijuana's ...

32. Will Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Survive after Remicade Patent Loss?

Mark Wolf, District Judge said the patent has the similar antibodies that are covered by another patent, so there is no logic for infringement and Pfizer ...

33. Amazon driven to court by patent claim

Online retailer Amazon has been sued for patent and trade dress infringement by Hawaii-based RimBlades USA, a developer and distributor of ...

34. Your New iPhone Could Have a 3D Scanner

Apple has patents pending for 3D scanning technology which could feature in the iPhone 7 when it's released. It's the same idea behind Intel's ...

35. Legislation to Reclaim University Invention from the Trolls

EFF recently launched Reclaim Invention, a project to encourage universities to manage their patent portfolios in a way that maximizes the public ...

Patent News for Sunday 21st August 2016

9 new stories

Aug 21 2016

1. PATENTS AWARDED

Patent 9,414,606 B2. Cone Line and Conveyor System. Issued to Kenneth Richard Knott of Springdale; Joseph William Knott of Gadsden, Ala.; and ...

2. Pro bono IP work a growing service

Berry chairs the steering committee for the Michigan Patent Pro Bono Project through the State Bar of Michigan and as an adjunct professor at Wayne ...

3. Bringing tech, auto players together over smart cars could raise risk of patent litigation

Photo by Getty Images/iStockphoto Thus far, the tech and auto industries have played nice, largely because of the use of joint development ...

4. Lockheed Martin Files Patent to 3D-Print Diamonds

Aerospace company Lockheed Martin filed a patent for making synthetic diamonds from 3D printing. 3D printing can create a diamond drill bit with ...

5. 3 Brilliant Ways Fitbit Is Investing in the Future

At the end of Q1 2016, our patent portfolio consisted of 140 issued patents and 156 patent applications pending. That compares with 77 issued patents ...

6. Teva awaits fateful Copaxone patents decisions

By Thursday, August 25, the Patent Office is expected to reach a decision on the drug. A few days ago, a decision was made on one of the patents, ...

7. Evolution of Technology: Butyl rubber puts Sparks, Thomas into National Inventors Hall of Fame

This Monday, August 22nd marks the 72nd anniversary of the patent issue date for the seminal patent in butyl rubber production. This year, the ...

8. CAFC: Obviousness Analysis Must be Based on More than Common Sense

In Arendi S.A.R.L. v. Apple, the Federal Circuit reversed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“Board”) inter partes review decision finding invalidity in ...

9. Business notebook: Patents, 8-21-2016

The following U.S. Patents were granted to inventors in Lucas, Fulton, Wood, Lenawee, and Monroe counties in June, 2016 and published in the ...