Articles in Patents
Apple opted out of investing in Intellectual Ventures’ patent acquisition fund, a move that some are calling “a dramatic departure” from (what used to be) the norm.
WCL Alumnus publishes article, “The Surprising Breadth of Post-Grant Review for Covered-Business-Method Patents: A New Way to Challenge Patent Claims,” in the Spring 2014 edition of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review.
The fashion industry is proving its place in the patent world with the recent emergence of wearable fashion technology. While Google Glass and Nike Fitband are wearable accessories, their design and structure don’t quite fit …
Riverbed Technology, Inc. lost its patent infringement claims to Silver Peaks Systems and was found guilty of infringing Silver Peak patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,945,736 (the “’736 patent”) and 7,948,921 (the “’921 patent”).
Riverbed and Silver Peak …
Google has failed to register “Glass” as a trademark with the USPTO, which claimed the name would create confusion among consumers and was too descriptive. The recent case brings up an issue other tech companies like Facebook have gone through with the USPTO.
Apple and Samsung are in court again battling over patent issues dating from 2012 and before. Meanwhile, rumors about the next iPhone have been circulating.
Currently India is loosing billions from its failure to enforce pharmaceutical patents. As one of the top emerging markets in the world, India must find a way to enforce these patents in order for its economy to continue to grow.
In 2009 Bose alleged infringement by SDI Technologies. The district court granted summary judgment to SDI technologies based on a lack of intent and failing to meet the claim limitations. Recently, the Federal Circuit reversed in part and granted in part based on the intent of the accused infringer.
The Supreme Court is set to decide whether technologies that are run solely on the computer are patentable.
World of Warcraft owner Activism wins suit against patent troll Worlds, Inc. because Worlds failed to properly reference its provisional application in its allegedly infringed patents. Worlds still maintains plans to sue other game makers.