Patent News for Friday 16th February 2024

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Feb 16th 2024

1. Meta Licenses New Haptic Technology - XR Today


Immersion Corporation creates haptic patents which provide touch-based feedback technology for XR peripherals and applications. ... We are delighted to ...

2. USPTO says that AI models can't hold patents, only human beings can - TweakTown


The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) clarifies that AI systems can't hold patents, and that only human beings can.

3. Calif. Jury Clears Duplo In Trial Over MGI Printer Patents - Law360


A California federal jury has found that Duplo USA Corp. didn't infringe any claims of MGI Digital Technology SA's printer patents it was accused ...

4. Honda Patents Reveal Crosswind Assist And Lane Warning Systems - carandbike

Domain: | Companies: Honda

Honda Patents Reveal Crosswind Assist And Lane Warning Systems ... Advanced future rider-assist systems include lane warning and crosswind assist ...

5. Chinese mainland sees rise in number of high-value invention patents - CGTN


The number of high-value invention patents held on the Chinese mainland had exceeded 1.66 million by the end of 2023, marking an increase of 25.7 ...

6. EU patent reform: a boost for competitiveness, but more ambition needed - ACEA


... patents are essential for a standard (essentiality checks), and what the total licensing costs may be (aggregate royal determination) – all of ...

7. 'March-in' rights: Why Biden's changes contradict the point of the Bayh-Dole Act


Today, approximately 60% of patents are. Tens of thousands of new inventions ... patents to allow copycats to enter the market. While the desire to ...

8. USM Named to Top 10 of Nation's Patent-Producing… - Maryland Today

Domain: | Companies: Apple

The University of Maryland ranks No. 9 among public institutions for patents awarded in 2023, with innovations including new varieties of apple trees ...

9. EpiPen, inhaler costs: Lawmakers call for crack down on drug companies - USA Today


The agency requires pharmaceutical companies to list in the book any valid patents they hold on drugs they created, signaling to competitors that they ...

10. Why Companies Should Patent Their Quantum Technology Now - Spiceworks


The Value of Patents. Patents are essential enablers of innovation. While rules can vary from country to country, a successful patent claim can last ...

11. Pitt ranks in Top 20 for patents granted to universities worldwide - Newswise


Newswise — The University of Pittsburgh ranked No. 19 of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2023, according to a list ...

12. P&G Patents Method Of Making Clear Microcapsules - HAPPI


P&G Patents Method of Making Clear Microcapsules. David Dunlop and Eric Goudy are credited with the work. P&G Patents Method of Making Clear ...

13. China aims to plug gap between lab and market in hi-tech push with patent rule changes


An Economic Daily commentary on Friday said China's universities and research institutions need to expedite the issuance of high-value patents, ...

14. This federal rule change could kill UA research — and cost Arizona billions


Opinion: If patents come with the risk that government could step in, that would hurt a lot more than Arizona's groundbreaking university ...

15. China's Leap Forward: 1.66 Million High-Value Invention Patents and Counting


China reached 1.66 million high-value invention patents by 2023, focusing on strategic industries and transforming scientific prowess into ...

16. Kiekert accelerates proceedings against Brose after Düsseldorf defeat - JUVE Patent

Domain: | Companies: BMW

Kiekert and Brose are locked in a dispute over BMW car-lock patents, after the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court overturned an injunction.

17. Federal Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Patent Claims Directed to Pixel Animation as Ineligible ...


... patents, including U.S. Patent No. 11,182,641. The patents are directed to technology allowing a user to select a set of pixels within a photo or ...

18. Fears that plan to lower drug prices will affect research - University World News


United States President Joe Biden has touted a plan that would allow federal agencies to seize patents for products developed with federally ...

19. New AI Patent Guidance Offers Compromise for Humans and Machines


Patents for AI-assisted inventions are permissible under the new guidance, provided that a human has made a substantial contribution to the invention.

20. AI Output: International Thoughts on Patent and Copyright Protection (Part 2 - Lexology


Patents. UK. Before Christmas 2023, the UK Supreme Court handed down judgment in Thaler v Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks ...

21. USPTO Issues Guidance on Patentability of Inventions Developed with the Assistance ... - JD Supra


Therefore, patent applications and patents for AI-assisted inventions must name the natural person who significantly contributed to the invention as ...

22. Comcast must face speech-recognition patent case, US appeals court says | Reuters

Domain: | Companies: Comcast

Promptu accused Comcast remotes, boxes of infringing patents · Federal Circuit said lower court wrongly interpreted patents for Comcast.

23. Altice Labs awarded international patents for PON innovations - Telecompaper


Altice Labs has been awarded three international patents, pertaining to the Double GPON SFP and the XGS-PON Double SFP+, which are technologies ...

24. FSU ranks no. 90 in Top 100 Worldwide Universities List for 2023 - Tallahassee Democrat


The academy ranks the top universities granted utility patents, and FSU moved up from 99th place in 2022 with a total of 38 patents.

25. VLSI Urges Federal Circuit to Block Intel Patent-License Trial - Bloomberg Law News

Domain: | Companies: Intel

VLSI Technology LLC petitioned the Federal Circuit to block a March trial in California over whether Intel Corp. was entitled to use patents that ...

26. Companies Set to Pitch to Panel of Investors at International Biomass Conference & Expo


... patents. CapCO2 Solutions CapCO2 Solutions is building a network of small, modular green methanol factories distributed across the ethanol ...

27. Since 2020, Patent Errors Have Decreased by 11.24% - IP Watchdog


In an ideal world, issued patents would not contain errors. In reality, patent drafting is tedious and time-consuming work and perfection is not ...

28. How the UPC's new rule breaks its transparency promise - World IP Review


Equally, third parties wanting to avoid litigation want to know how broadly a patent proprietor interprets the scope of their patents. In November ...

29. Jayapal, Warren Announce Three Drug Manufacturers Pulled Sham Patents after Warnings ...


... patents from the Orange Book, including a number of patents for epinephrine injectors and inhalers. Representative Jayapal and Senator Warren ...

30. Op-ed: New federal proposal could undermine public-private collaborations


... patents to private companies for commercialization. Under the Bayh-Dole Act, public-private partnership has skyrocketed. Between 1996 and 2020 ...

31. USPTO Issues New Guidance for Inventions Assisted by Artificial Intelligence - Lexology


Patents "function to incentivize and reward human ingenuity," and thus patent protection may be obtained for AI-assisted inventions for which a ...

32. Decoding Albemarle Corp (ALB): A Strategic SWOT Insight - Yahoo Finance


With a market capitalization of approximately $26.2 billion as of June 30, 2023, and a robust portfolio of patents and intellectual property, ALB ...

33. Samsara Files Complaint Against Motive With Trade Commission | Transport Topics


... patents, and was shamelessly copied from Samsara's products,” the Feb. ... “Samsara's significant investments have led the U.S. Patent and Trademark ...

34. US says AI can't be granted patents |


Only humans can hold patents, and not AI: US Patent Office says.

35. Innovative Minds: SBU Inventors Spearhead Patent Pursuits - SBU News


Stony Brook University has received more than 2700 disclosures and has been issued 2050 patents, and the number issued is constantly growing.

36. Pharma Giants Voluntarily Delist 27 Patents: A Milestone in the Battle for Transparency


Three pharmaceutical giants delist 27 patents, including critical medications, following FTC's challenge. Lawmakers and FDA push for transparency ...

37. GSK and others delist Orange Book patents after FTC targets protections on inhalers and ...


GSK agreed to delist 12 of 14 patents identified by the FTC, plus an additional five more “in light of evolving policies and developments in the law ...

38. Pharma Giants Delist Patents to Boost Competition and Lower Drug Prices - BNN Breaking


Leading drug manufacturers delist patents from the Orange Book, following FTC warnings. This move promises increased competition and lower drug ...

39. NEXT HONDA CB1000R HEADS UPMARKET - Australian Motorcycle News

Domain: | Companies: Honda

... patents from the manufacturer hint that it might instead be going farther upmarket with a new generation. We first got a glimpse of this design ...

40. Sliced and Diced: Operating Manuals Are Printed Publications - Lexology


Provisur owns two patents ... Weber filed inter partes review (IPR) petitions challenging the validity of several claims of the patents based on certain ...

41. UT Austin faculty member Allen J. Bard dies at 90 - Spectrum News


... patents. “A range of advances in biological testing, chemistry research, physics and engineering can be traced back to Bard's contributions,” the ...

42. When AI Assists Invention – What Can You Patent? | Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black


While AI can play a role, U.S. Patents must ultimately reward and incentivize human ingenuity. The USPTO recognizes that AI can assist inventors ...

43. Motive countersues fleet tech rival Samsara over patent infringement - Yahoo Finance


... patents, including AI dashcam technology. Motive's lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ...