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2014-04-18 11:30:44

Today, the Director of Public Knowledge's Patent Reform Project, Charles Duan, released a white paper  entitled "A Five Part Plan for Patent Reform." The paper lays the foundation for Public Knowledge's views on the patent system. And should serve as a guide to Congress as they work towards patent reform. In Duan's five-part plan, he identifies the hot spots for abuse within the patent system. These are intended to inspire common sense legislation. The following can be attributed to...

2014-04-15 08:36:29

Move accommodates expansion of global intellectual property services team OTTAWA, Ontario, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --TechInsights, the leading provider of intellectual property (IP) consulting, patent brokerage and technical analysis services, have moved to upgraded office space in San Jose, CA. This is the second such announcement from TechInsights in recent weeks, and boasts of the company's continued success. Art Monk, TechInsights' VP Patent Brokerage, explains the move,...

2014-04-14 16:28:17

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Technologies, Inc.(OTC BB: NTIP) announced today it had completed a follow-on investment in Lifestreams Technologies Corporation ("Lifestreams"), a company that develops next generation applications and methodologies aimed at organizing and displaying digital data. The investors in the financing round, all of which are existing shareholders in Lifesteams, provided Lifestreams with $2 million of financing in order to fund the...

2014-04-12 23:02:47

General Patent Corporation settles patent infringement lawsuit filed by its subsidiary, LaserDynamics, LLC, against Haier America Trading, LLC, with Haier taking a license for U.S. Patent No. 5,587,981. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and IP management firm, announced today on behalf of its subsidiary, LaserDynamics, LLC, that it settled a patent infringement lawsuit against Haier America Trading, LLC of New York, N. Y....

2014-04-11 23:24:14

Invoke Solutions most recent patent award solidifies its presence as the only market research company providing rich real-time results with Large Scale Focus Groups™. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Invoke, a recognized leader in real-time market research and customer intelligence, is pleased to announce their latest patent award. The patent (U.S. Patent #20140038725) covers simultaneous interactions with large numbers of people, ranging from several hundreds to thousands, which are...

2014-04-10 04:21:16

Analysis of G20 nations highlights shifts in emphasis PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals, today released The Research and Innovation Performance of the G20, a report that mines scientific research and patent information across the G20 for insights into the global strategies of the world's leading economies....

2014-04-08 12:30:58

BEIJING, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BMC Medical Co., Ltd. and 3B Medical, Inc. are pleased to announce that ResMed (Stockcode: RMD) has dropped one of the patents initially asserted against BMC and 3B, U.S. Patent No. 7,938,116 ("the "'116 Patent"), in the pending investigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission under Section 337. Logo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140403/0861402128LOGO The '116 patent, entitled "Ergonomic and Adjustable Respiratory Mask Assembly...

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

2014-04-07 08:38:58

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NTIP) announced today it has initiated patent litigation against Google and YouTube in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for infringement of several of its patents relating to the identification of media content. The patents being asserted are U.S. Patent No. 8,010,988 titled "Using Features From An Audio/OR Video Work To Obtain Information About The Work," U.S. Patent...

2014-04-04 16:25:37

Total Issued Patents and Patents Pending of 182 - Represents 3.1X Rest of the Industry DALLAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of inmate communications services, investigative technologies, corrections/law enforcement/ emergency information technology services, interactive voice response systems, and active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices announced today continued strong growth of the industry leading patent...