Patents

Mastercard Secures a Potentially Game-Changing Cryptocurrency Patent

In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn't be stopped. At the beginning of the year, the combined value of all digital currencies was a mere $17.7 billion. But by years' end, the aggregate market cap of cryptocurrencies had soared to $613 billion -- a gain of better than 3,300%. In other words, it …

Blockchain

Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most patents? – DrugPatentWatch - Make Better Decisions

Copyright © DrugPatentWatch. Originally published at Which pharmaceutical drugs have the most patents?<p>This chart shows the pharmaceutical drugs with …

Intellectual Property

10 Effective Ways To Protect Your Intellectual Property

As your new invention comes to light, your initial thought may be to let the world know. While shouting your success from the rooftops is appealing, before you do, you need to consider how best to protect what you have worked so hard to develop.<p>Patents and copyrights can offer you some security, …

Intellectual Property

Ferrari Patents Novel Method for Making Turbocharged Engines Sound Better

To unmuffle its turbocharged engines, Ferrari electrifies the turbo.<p>There is little question that turbocharging an engine carries with it performance and fuel-economy benefits. Most also agree, however, that turbos have a knack for muffling engine noise, lowering the tone of the exhaust note, and …

Autos

IBM’s Blockchain Patenting Gains Steam

International Business Machines Corp. has been the top U.S. filer of blockchain patents, ahead of Bank of America Corp and Mastercard Inc., according …

Intellectual Property

Apple Watch Series 4 smart straps could add extra battery life or warn against sun burn

By Spencer Hart<p>As we've previously reported, the Apple Watch Series 4 will come with a larger screen and more accurate heart rate monitoring, now, if …

Apple Watch

President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 219 and H.R. 220 into Law

On Friday, July 20, 2018, the President signed into law:<p>H.R. 219, the “Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act,” which directs a new …

Swan Lake

More Dreck on Patent Trolls from Attorneys Cozying Up to Silicon Valley

On July 3rd, the <i>Buffalo Law Journal</i> published an column with the incredibly dubious headline <i>Fighting Back Against Patent Trolls</i>. The piece, …

Intellectual Property

Watchdog, Enforcer, Coach: The Unusual Role of Judge Dana Sabraw

Federal judge in San Diego oversees enforcement of his own order to reunite separated migrant families<p>It’s a busy time for U.S. District Judge Dana Makoto Sabraw.<p>On Friday in San Diego, he presided over jury deliberations in a criminal case against a man trying to prove he isn’t an illegal alien …

San Diego

Samsung may make a phone with one display covering both the front and back

Samsung is rumored to be announcing its first flexible phone in the first few months of 2019, but the company seems to already be preparing other …

Phones

Domo Arigato, Mr. NVIDIA? Computational Photography That Will Benefit Photographers

Some Background on AI<p>Sixty years ago, the New York Times reported that an early artificial intelligence (A.I.) machine funded by the military and …

Machine Learning

IIT-Bombay generates highest revenue, Rs 17.99 crore in 2017-18: HRD Ministry

IIT-Bombay generated a revenue of Rs 17.99 crore during 2017-18 from inventions, research, consultancy and patents.<p>By: | New Delhi |<p>Indian Institute …

India News

Aethlon Medical issues Hemopurifier patent to treat life-threatening viruses, shares up 3% premarket

Aethlon Medical (NASDAQ:AEMD) announces the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,022,483.<p>The '483 Patent protects key features of the Aethlon Hemopurifier, …

Business

Groupon casts IBM as shaking down other tech companies

A lawyer for discount e-commerce company Groupon<p>told a court in Delaware on Thursday that IBM has shaken down practically every large tech firm for …

Technology (Australia)

"Huawei, I shrunk the case": scope of December patent trial against Samsung whittled down

This week in <i>Huawei v. Samsung</i> delivered two more sethacks for the Chinese Android device maker and increasingly aggressive patent enforcer (I don't …

Judiciary

Apple Fixed the MacBook Keyboard but It's Only for Pros

A fast computer with a crummy keyboard is like a Les Paul with broken strings, or a Ferrari with a busted gearshift. They’re no good if you can’t use them right.<p>Think about it: Have you ever had to essentially relearn to type because of a clunky or unfamiliar keyboard? A good keyboard somehow …

MacBook Pro

PATENTS AWARDED

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans<p>July 17<p>Patent 10,022,276 B1. Self-Lubricating Tampon Applicator. Issued to Lacey Janell Lund of Rogers.<p>Patent …

Northwest Territories

Meizu 16 and Meizu 16 Plus receive 3C certification

The Meizu 16 and the Meizu 16 Plus are scheduled to launch on August 8—a day before Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 event. Meizu’s CEO revealed earlier that …

Phones

Bellmore man sues Taylor Swift over 'The Swift App'

A Bellmore man is suing Taylor Swift, claiming she is illegally using the name of his business for her lifestyle app.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Patent: LCD for Image Review While Using An EVF

Canon News has uncovered a patent showing functionality for LCD review with EVF equipped ILCs.<p>We have been told in the past that Canon is working on …

Cameras

Star IBM inventor fears emails can be brutal, so she built a tool to fix it

Romelia Flores is one of IBM’s top technologists worldwide.<p>The 57-year-old distinguished engineer and master inventor of IBM Corp. holds 38 patents, …

Texas

Riding on patent office win, Novartis takes Gilenya generics fight to court

Novartis got a reprieve last week when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld a patent on its multiple sclerosis blockbuster Gilenya. Now, the …

Intellectual Property

Kim Kardashian faces another lawsuit

Reality star Kim Kardashian is in hot water – again!<p>Kim’s beauty company, KKW Beauty, recently released three new fragrances – Peachy, Cherry, and …

Fragrance

When New Entrepreneurs Navigate Intellectual Property: IP Matters That Really Matter in University-Based Venture Incubators | Section of Intellectual Property Law

Before delving further, it is important to note the differences between university-based incubators and other traditional models. Such differences …

Intellectual Property

Maharashtra gets 474 patents, highest in India

However, patents granted in fields such as Agriculture Engineering, Food and Microbiology remain low at 24, 105 and 108 respectively.<p>By: | Mumbai …

India News

Towards a monopolization of research in artificial intelligence?

When the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) studied the patenting behaviour of the top 2 000 companies for R&D between …

Artificial Intelligence

Her Husband Was Dying From A Superbug. She Turned To Sewer Viruses Collected By The Navy.

Courtesy of Strathdee and Patterson<p>Steffanie Strathdee and Tom Patterson visiting Egyptian pyramids<p><b>Two days after</b> walking through the pyramids, Tom …

Microbiology

Apple Fights Latest MacBook Pro Problems

As the new MacBook Pro machines are examined closely by those outside of Apple’s futuristic HQ, the secrets of the laptops are becoming clear, and it makes for uncomfortable reading.<p>The MacBook Pro is following many of the latest trends for laptop machines; specifically being as thin as possible, …

MacBook Pro

World’s Number Four Telecoms Provider Files Blockchain Contract Storage Paten

The world’s fourth-largest telecoms provider, Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), has filed a patent for using blockchain tech for contract …

Blockchain

Court Says Allergan Can't Shield Restasis Patents With Tribe

Allergan Plc and the St. Regis Mohawk Indian Tribe can’t use tribal sovereign immunity to shield patents on the dry-eye drug Restasis from challenges …

Intellectual Property