Patents

Microsoft's Edge browser may soon hide your adult browsing history automatically (patent)

Microsoft has filed for a new patent which may end up saving some marriages. Their new patent innocently named “AUTOMATION OF BROWSING MODE …

Determine

Qualcomm issues 5G licensing terms

Qualcomm has issued the terms on which it will license FRAND patents for 5G. They are: ‘Consistent with Qualcomm’s Fair, Reasonable and Non- …

Electronics

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

This Apple patent strongly hints at a foldable iPhone in 2018 | Trusted Reviews

<b>A foldable iPhone could be in the works as the US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent filed by Apple showing designs for a folding</b> …

Intellectual Property

BRIEF-myFC Holding gets patent approved in Canada

Nov 23 (Reuters) - MYFC HOLDING AB (PUBL) MYFC.ST :<p>* CANADIAN PATENT APPLICATION BY MYFC APPROVED<p>* A PATENT APPLICATION FOR AN ELECTROCHEMICAL VALVE …

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

Patent shows the Canon 7D Mark III may get illuminated buttons

A new Canon patent has recently been published which highlights a long-awaited feature. It shows what looks like a Canon 7D or 5D style body, with …

Cameras

Takeover saga between Broadcom, Qualcomm may hinge on changes in patent licensing

A key battlefield in Broadcom’s $103 billion bid to acquire Qualcomm is how to fix the San Diego chipmaker’s besieged patent licensing …

Intellectual Property

Judge: EFF’s “Stupid Patent of the Month” clearly protected by Constitution | 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 …

Law

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

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

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

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

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

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

China must enhance protection of intellectual property rights: Premier Li

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - It is strategically important for China's economy that the country enhances protection of intellectual property rights, the state news agency Xinhua quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying, as the cabinet promised to improve regulations.<p>Inadequate protection of intellectual …

China

Apple patent is for an AirPod case with an inductive charging system

Apple has been granted a patent (number 9,826,301) for an AirPod case with an inductive charging system that includes a rechargeable battery and a …

Apple

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.)

Patent office boosts fees for filings and challenges

Those contesting the validity of an existing patent will see biggest increase

Intellectual Property

Fisker patents car battery with 500 mile range

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Batteries

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

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