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Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP

Toy Meets World: IP Strategies for the Toy Industry

When it comes to patents, toys typically are not top of mind like a mobile device or pharmaceutical product might be. Although a toy may appear simple, the product itself can be iconic and lucrative. But, as in most...more

Goodwin

Five Tips For Life Sciences Companies To Protect Their AI Technologies

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized many technology areas. As a few examples, it has already been instrumental in improving and enabling voice recognition algorithms, digital assistants, advertisement...more

Dentons

Kazakhstan plans to join the EAEU’s Trademarks Agreement

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Kazakhstan is actively discussing the draft law on accession to the Agreement on Trademarks of the Eurasian Economic Union (the “Agreement”)....more

Morgan Lewis - Tech & Sourcing

UTPL University Joint Patent Licensing Program Approved

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on January 13 that it had completed its review of a proposed joint patent licensing pool known as the University Technology Licensing Program (UTLP) of 15 participating...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

The Patent Search - A Dialogue

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Mike: Namaste, Umesh! It is good to talk with you again! Umesh: Namaste, Mike, as always, you are full of energy! Do you mind if I ask you the secret of your energy?...more

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Can You Protect An Idea?

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Is it possible to legally protect an idea? The answer is: not really. Intellectual property is intangible personal property. There are four types of intellectual property that are protected by law: patents, copyrights,...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Happiest Baby’s SNOO patent Rocks Baby Automatically

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Dr. Harvey Karp is a well-known baby sleep specialist, that coined “The 5 S’s” of sleep training. The 5 S’s refers to Swaddling, Side/Stomach position, Shushing, Swing (jiggling baby), and Suck (pacifier). His company,...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

What Is a Patent and How Do I Get One

You may be an inventor with an idea, a small business owner, or an international corporation. No matter your size, you could have an invention that is patentable. This video covers what makes inventions patentable, the types...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Nonpublication Requests For Patent Applications Part 1: Benefits

This video focuses on the benefits of nonpublication requests for patent applications. Read more on our MEMO: Medicine & Molecules Blog:...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Nonpublication Requests For Patent Applications Part 1: Benefits

This 3-part series of posts examines the benefits, disadvantages, and pitfalls concerning nonpublication requests for patent applications. Part 1 of this series focuses on the general procedure and benefits of not publishing...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

The Patent Dossier

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Filing for and getting a US patent on an invention was easier - but riskier - before the Movement…The Movement - a global effort to coordinate the various national patent systems - started in 1883. It then went dormant during...more

Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.

Patent FAQ: Patent Renewals, Expirations, Coverage, Tax Benefits, and More

Can patents be renewed? U.S. patents issue for fixed terms and generally cannot be renewed. A U.S. utility patent has a term of 20 years from its earliest effective, non-provisional U.S. filing date....more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

Tips for Reviewing (or Drafting) Patent Claims

For emerging companies, a patent application should combine legal skill with technical and business knowledge to produce a document that will serve as a foundation to the company’s valuation and future profitability....more

Arent Fox

Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Makes Waves For Post-Employment Invention Assignment Provisions

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The Federal Circuit Court has issued an opinion invalidating a post-employment invention assignment provision in an employment agreement because the assignment provision violated California law disfavoring restrictive...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Judge Brown Disagrees with Both Parties on What the Claimed Invention is and Invalidates Wearable Content Patents Under 35 U.S.C....

On November 19, 2020, District Judge Gary Brown (E.D.N.Y.) granted Defendants Polar Electro Oy and Polar Electro Inc.'s (collectively, "Polar Electro") motion to dismiss for lack of patent-eligible subject matter under 35...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Monthly Minute | Commercialization of an Invention

Once a month, we cover an interesting topic. This month, senior associates Richard Goldstucker and Megan Bussey discuss the commercialization of an invention and provide an overview of the "on-sale bar" provision....more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

3 Key Takeaways - Subject Matter Eligibility, Inventorship, and Artificial Intelligence

Recently, Sameer Vadera was a panelist on the “Subject Matter Eligibility, Inventorship, and Artificial Intelligence” panel co-hosted by the Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court and the PTAB Bar Association. The panelists...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

PTAB Strategies and Insights - November 2020

The PTAB Strategies and Insights newsletter provides timely updates and insights into how best to handle proceedings at the USPTO. It is designed to increase return on investment for all stakeholders looking at the entire...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

5 Key Takeaways - Building a Successful Patent Program

The Georgia IP Alliance recently held its “14th Annual Corporate IP Institute.” Kilpatrick Townsend’s Rob Curylo moderated a session addressing the topic of “Building a Successful Patent Program.” The expert panel consisting...more

Morgan Lewis - Tech & Sourcing

Allocating IP Rights in Development Agreements

When a company desires to develop technology, it has two options: develop the technology in-house by its employees, or contract with a third-party developer to develop the technology. ...more

Fish & Richardson

An Overview of Utility Patents in the United States

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What is a utility patent? The definition of a utility patent is a patent that covers “any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof.”...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

3 Key Takeaways - Technology-Specific Patent Filing Trends During the Pandemic

How might a pandemic impact biotechnology patent filings as compared to computer-centric patent filings? The answer might surprise you. Please see full article below for more information....more

Mintz - Intellectual Property Viewpoints

Procuring U.S. Patents without a Signed Assignment of Patent Rights

Increased employee mobility, health challenges, and the economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic may result in more inventors than usual being unavailable to assign patent rights. Fortunately, applicants may procure a...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

[IP Hot Topics Podcast] Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 2 (Transcripts)

The second episode of IP Hot Topics features part two of our “Innovation Conversations” discussion with renowned author, analyst, journalist, historian and Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson. Sterne Kessler Directors...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

[IP Hot Topics Podcast] Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 2

The second episode of IP Hot Topics features part two of our “Innovation Conversations” discussion with renowned author, analyst, journalist, historian and Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson. Sterne Kessler Directors...more

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