Patents

FIZ PatMon: Customized management of strategic patent portfolios

With FIZ PatMon, FIZ Karlsruhe now offers a new information service for automated worldwide patent monitoring. Karlsruhe, April 2019 –Researching enterprises protect their intellectual property and th...

USPTO Deputy Commissioner attended and supported IIPLA Global IP Summit 2015

Speaker Mark Powell, Deputy Commissioner, Office of International Patent Cooperation, spoke in Session Two: Improving Global Patent Prosecution at IIPLA Global IP Summit 2015 London. For more informat...

Drugs are excessively expensive! Can we say Patents is responsible for this?

One of the hottest-button political issues of the day is high prescription drug costs. On one side of the debate are politicians and patient groups espousing a populist viewpoint seeking for lower dru...

Apple takes advantage of Qualcomm silence in patent infringement lawsuit

Apple and Qualcomm are at odds and find themselves in court due to patent infringement. Qualcomm says that Apple has violated certain patents and deserves to pay. And yet, it’s interesting to see Qual...

Banks Hate Cryptocurrency, But Are Filing Patents Anyway

Blockchain is a technological innovation underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Given the importance of cryptocurrencies not only for buying and selling goods and services, but also as funding and ...

Tesla patents technology to automate turn signals to improve safety, reduce idiot factor

Tesla has filed for a new patent that describes a technology to automate turn signals. Surprisingly, it sounds like the technology is actually not for self-driving cars, but for drivers who forget/don...

One for the Environment – SIC granted a patent for the Disposable biodegradable dish.

Disposable dish biodegradable from cassava flour achieved patent of the SIC. The material could be used for containers or containers for fast foods, bakery and pastry, fruit, seeds, among others The S...