Patents

AR firm sues Microsoft over HoloLens patent infringements

Microsoft has encountered a legal glitch in the development of its HoloLens headset. Connecticut-based company HoloTouch has filed a …

Intellectual Property

EFF need not remove “stupid patent” post about Australian “troll,” judge finds | Ars Technica

GEMSA, which has sued dozens of US tech firms, never responded to EFF's lawsuit.<p>A federal judge in California has ruled in favor of the Electronic …

Intellectual Property

TiVo Wins Set-Top Box Patent Case Against Comcast, Stock Surges

Checkmate, TiVo Corp. (TIVO) .<p>The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in favor of Rovi Corp., the company that bought TiVo last year, in a case …

Business

ITC investigating potential violations of Caterpillar patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission says it’s investigating Wirtgen GmbH and Joseph Voegele AG for potential infringements on Caterpillar …

Business

Use Your Phone To Schedule Your Comcast DVR? Not Anymore, After Ruling In Patent Dispute

Comcast customers won’t be able to use their cell phones to schedule recordings because of a decision reached Tuesday by the International Trade Commission.<p>The ITC decided Tuesday to side with Rovi, a company some have dubbed a “patent troll” that has also sued Comcast in federal court over the …

Law

Michigan company claims Apple infringed on its touch screen patent

Nartron, a Michigan-based company also known as UUSI, has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that several of the tech giant's mobile devices are …

Business

Qualcomm: Cut And Thrust

Broadcom, if successful in its takeover attempt, may modify the business model employed by Qualcomm whereby the company charges licensing fees for …

Business

How BlackBerry Is Looking To Better Monetize Its Patents

Last week, BlackBerry said that it had entered into an agreement with Teletry, a unit of patent licensing company Marconi Group, to sub-license its patents to global smartphone vendors. While BlackBerry says that it would own its patents, while continuing to operate its own licensing program …

Intellectual Property

Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led …

Upstate South Carolina

Restasis Buyers Hit Allergan With An Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Restasis buyers hit AGN with an anti-trust lawsuit.<p>The suit claims its blocked low-cost generics from entering the market at customers' expense.<p>I …

Business

Canon illuminated buttons patent hints at future prosumer DSLR design

Canon has filed a patent that shows illuminated buttons appearing on the back of a prosumer DSLR camera, hinting that the feature may be added to the …

Photography

Canada lags on patent applications by women

Lack of patents out of proportion to number of women in job market, study says<p>Canada trails most other countries in the proportion of women inventors …

Women in Science

Pluristem granted key U.S. patent for Skeletal Muscle Regeneration

Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTI) announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent titled, “Skeletal muscle regeneration …

Business

Fisker patents car battery with 500 mile range

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Batteries

BRIEF-India's Arrow Greentech gets grant for patent from U.S. Patent Office

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Arrow Greentech Ltd ARRO.NS<p>* Gets grant for patent titled "Method of Manufacturing Embedded Water Soluble Film Carrier" from U.S. …

Intellectual Property

MIPS takes legal action against POC over potential patent infringement

<b>Claim relates to similar protection systems</b><p>Helmet part manufacturer MIPS has taken legal action against POC for a potential patent infringement on …

Intellectual Property

With $2.5B in Herceptin sales on the line, Roche sues Pfizer for biosim patent infringement

Pfizer faces a legal hurdle to its proposed biosimilar version of Herceptin. Roche, which counts the breast cancer med among its top products, sued …

Pharma

Uber Patents a Device to Help Fight Car Sickness

Because no one likes cleaning up vomit.<p>Spencer Platt—Getty Images<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's Articles<p>twitter.com/SAEdelstein<p>Is it …

Intellectual Property

Katy Perry Awarded $5M In Court Battle

The jury ruled that entrepreneur Dana Hollister must pay the archdiocese $3.47 million and Perry $1.57 million for interfering with a contract …

Katy Perry

When Names become Brand Names

And whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.Genesis 2:19Naming things is a fundamentally personal, human act that sometimes – in …

Intellectual Property

Patent ‘Trolls’ Recede as Threat to Innovation. Will Justices Change That?

In August, real estate agents in Texas fended off a company’s demands for royalty payments for a feature of many websites: the ability to show prospective home buyers where local schools, parks and grocery stores are. Administrative law judges at the United States Patent and Trademark Office found …

News (U.S.)

Uber files patent to reduce motion sickness for autonomous vehicle passengers

If you tend to get a little queasy when attempting to read, work or even play handheld games as a passenger while traveling, you aren't alone. This …

Uber

Broadcom eyes big shift for Qualcomm patents

As part of its $103B bid, Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) patent licensing business.<p>It's …

Business

Copyright Infringement Laws Guide | ImageRights Copyright Primer & Cheat Sheet

In a world where more images are being taken every two minutes today than in the entire 20th century, it’s safe to say that the perceived value of an …

Intellectual Property

BRIEF-Fintech Select files patent application for its propriety POS Cryptocurrency platform

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Fintech Select Ltd FTEC.V<p>* Fintech Select Ltd - has filed a patent application for its propriety POS Cryptocurrency platform

Intellectual Property

Pearson, WTF? Badges, patents, and the world’s ‘least popular’ education company

I was all ready to write an angry blog post about Pearson’s attempt to patent the Generation, Management, and Tracking of Digital Credentials when it …

BRIEF-Lidds granted patent in India for prostate cancer treatment

Nov 21 (Reuters) - LIDDS AB LIDDS.ST :<p>* REG-LIDDS: PATENT GRANTED IN INDIA FOR PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT<p>* PATENT PROVIDES PROTECTION FOR LIPROCA …

Cancer

Global 2017 Intellectual Property (IP), Patent Landscape, State-of-the-Art Report of 3D Printing and Rapid Manufacturing in Medical Technology

Dublin, Nov. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Intellectual Property (IP), Patent Landscape, State-of-the-Art Report of 3D Printing and Rapid Manufacturing in Medical Technology" report has been added to <b>Research and Markets'</b> offering.<p>This report analyses and synthesises the intellectual …

Health Care Technology

Polaroid and Fujifilm Are Clashing Over Instant Film Trademarks

Fujifilm’s popular line of instant film, Instax, recently released a new iteration called the Instax Square format that closely resembles the old …

Photography

Digital Ally +15% on Axon patent ruling

Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY) +15% premarket after announcing that the Federal District Court of Kansas has rejected the request of Axon Enterprise …

Business