Posted in September 2011

President #Obama Honors Nation's Top Scientists and Innovators #potus #uspto #patent #innovation #science

President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists and Innovators On September 27, 2011, President Obama named five inventors as recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation and seven eminent researchers as recipients of the National Medal of Science, the highest honors bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers, and inventors. The recipients … Continue reading

Big win for #Monsanto in #seed #patent case

Monsanto Co. has scored a win for its genetically altered seed patents at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The decision was also a victory for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, including leading appellate advocate Seth Waxman, the chairman of its appellate and Supreme Court practice group in Washington. In a … Continue reading

#Patents Post-Grant: Older Patents Soon Subject to #USPTO Inter Partes #Review #patentreform

Pre-1999 Patent Filings No longer Immune to Inter Partes Challenge The AIA changes the USPTO standard for initiating inter partes patent reexamination; this change will take effect upon enactment, tomorrow. A second important date provision is the one year anniversary of enactment as it may foreclose inter partes options altogether for defendants currently involved in … Continue reading

#Lawsuit Seeks the Removal of a #Digital #Book Collection #copyright #infringement

Lawsuit Seeks the Removal of a Digital Book Collection Three major authors’ groups and eight individual authors filed suit against a partnership of research libraries and five universities on Monday, arguing that their initiative to digitize millions of books constituted copyright infringement. The lawsuit, filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of … Continue reading

#Dolby, Research In Motion Settle #Patent #Dispute #RIM #royality #lawsuit #infringement #law #business #technology

RIM will pay “standard terms,” San Francisco-based Dolby said in a statement today, settling patent-infringement lawsuits filed in June in the U.S. and Germany. While financial terms weren’t disclosed, Dolby told analysts on a conference call last month it was counting on $15 million in back royalties from RIM in the fiscal fourth quarter, as … Continue reading

Carol Bartz fired over phone by Yahoo's Chairman of the Board #yahoo #ceo #carolbartz #business

Bartz Fired; Morse Named Interim CEO; Yahoo Board Creates Circle Of Elders To Decide Company Fate Carol Bartz, the former Yahoo chief executive who was ousted from her position Tuesday, has given her first post-firing interview to Fortune — and it’s a doozy. Using her characteristically salty language, Bartz described how she felt about being fired from … Continue reading

HTC sues Apple (with Google's patents) #htc #apple #google #patent #litigation #infringement #lawsuit

Traces of a removed Apple Inc. logo and an HTC Corp. logo decorate a store front in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Photographer: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg Google, which distributes the Android operating system used in HTC phones, isn’t a party in Apple’s patent complaint at the ITC. Illustration: Bloomberg Google had taken ownership of the patents less … Continue reading

Suven Life Sciences secures #patents for NCEs in Australia, New Zealand #biotech #innovation #nce #neurodegenerative

Suven Life Sciences secures patents for NCEs in Australia, New Zealand Suven Life Sciences (Suven) announced the grant of four product patents, which included three from Australia and one from New Zealand corresponding to the new chemical entities (NCEs) for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and these patents are valid through 2027. … Continue reading

Bump Technologies: exchange contact info and other data with other people by tapping your phones together

BUMP TECHNOLOGIES: EXCHANGE CONTACT INFO AND OTHER DATA WITH OTHER PEOPLE BY TAPPING YOUR PHONES TOGETHER Article Source: Click here In this post, Internet Lawyer and Mobile App (Software) Patent Attorney, Advocate Rahul Dev,discusses about bump patent application.  Founded by David Lieb, Andy Huibers, and Jake Mintz, Bump lets you exchange contact info and other data with other … Continue reading