Latest United States patent law Stories

2014-01-14 08:36:13

IBM inventors received more than 6,800 U.S. patents in 2013 ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that its inventors received a record-setting 6,809 patents in 2013 - the 21(st) consecutive year the company topped the annual list of U.S. patent leaders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM's 2013 patent results represent a diverse range of inventions poised to enable significant innovations that will position the company to...

2014-01-08 08:26:14

Thomson Reuters Westlaw Release Features New Chapter on Design Patents WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., an intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce an update to Patent Office Litigation, its book on contested proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw. A key publication for patent owners, litigators, and IP professionals operating in today's...

2014-01-06 23:03:37

Afinia has filed for a Declaratory Judgement of Non-Infringement and Patent Invalidity as to U.S. Patents No. 5,653,925; 5,866,058; 6,004,124; and 8,349,239. Chanhassen, MN (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Afinia announces today that it has filed its answer, affirmative defenses and counterclaims to the Complaint filed by Stratasys. Case Number: 0:13-cv-03228-DWF-JJG US Court, MN District. According to Attorney William J. Cass, of Cantor Colburn, “Afinia has included affirmative defenses of...

2014-01-03 04:20:29

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GainClients, Inc. (OTC: GCLT), announced that on July 3, 2013 it filed a U.S. Patent Application for its Lead Generation and Marketing Network. The patent application specifically relates to the business flow of its real estate lead generation marketing network under the product name SikkU. The company filed a U.S. Provisional Patent Application on July 30, 2012 and has since modified the application to include additional network layers...

2013-12-06 23:21:34

Company releases patent rights information for buyers to avoid conflicts with competitive products used as underlayment for patios, walkways and other pedestrian applications. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Brock International, the developer and supplier of PaverBase®, a unique paver underlayment system used beneath patios, walkways and other pedestrian applications, has released patent rights information to help industry professionals and consumers avoid conflicts with...

2013-11-25 23:00:34

Book by John Marshall Law School Professor Daryl Lim sheds new light on a key doctrine dealing with the interplay of patent and antitrust laws. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Anticompetitive concerns continue to plague industries including smartphones, pharma and biotech. Amid those concerns, a new book by Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago sheds fresh light on the role of “patent misuse” in innovation and competition. “One central criticism of patent misuse...

2013-11-19 23:21:36

Loudon Owen questions CAFC's ruling in Soverain Software v. Newegg, characterizes decision as devastating attack on U.S. Patent System. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The validity of the entire U.S. patent system has come under attack as a result of a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), says Loudon Owen, chairman of Toronto-based global technology company i4i. i4i filed an amicus curiae in support of fellow technology company Soverain...

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