Articles in Patents
Dispute over the validity of stem cell patents between Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and public interest advocacy groups; Federal Circuit Court balances patent process with public health concerns.
Issuances of gun-related patents have reached a 35-year high. With increased gun regulation frequently being discussed in both federal and state legislatures, firearm sales have skyrocketed. Gun manufacturers have attempted to capitalize on this increase by developing weapons that are more accurate and easier to use.
Summaries of recent developments in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for November 19 – December 3, 2013.
With these Thanksgiving-related innovations, Americans who want to celebrate this holiday season year-round can now do so with less of a hassle.
Until recently the Federal Circuit has been known for its support of bright line rules and objective tests. The court recently shied away from this reputation in Commil USA LLC v. Cisco Sys. Inc., denying …
Google may have a new solution for those of us who are too busy to keep up with social networks. The technology giant’s latest patent claims a technology that analyzes how a user responds to messages on social media and makes personalized responses for the user.
In on-going battles in courts around the world, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently ordered Samsung to pay $290 million in damages for infringing a series of Apple patents. Although the price means little to both companies, the ruling provides Apple with another victory to pave the way towards obtaining an injunction against Samsung.
Wyncomm sues 113 companies for patent infringement for using HD radio technology, and the American broadcasting industries motivate congress to take action.
A giant victory this past week for the pharmaceutical drug tycoon, Bristol Meyers Squibb, as a Delaware federal judge declared that the generic version of HIV treatment Sustiva made by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Matrix …
A new study shows that one in three startups face patent litigation, worrying venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.