Laws & Processes

America Invents Act (AIA): All you need to know

The AIA is a United States federal statute that closely resembles previously proposed legislation in the Senate, i.e. Patent Reform Act of 2009. Named after its lead sponsors, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), the Act is a United States federal statute that closely resembles previously proposed legislation in the Senate, i.e.

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Why should a Startup get a patent?

Startups are like the little fishes trapped in a tank filled with Sharks. One mistake and all is lost. Other established rivals are always on the lookout for an easy meal or two. Patents can act as a barrier between the startups and them. They can provide the necessary protection to safeguard their technologies and

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How brilliant will an iPhone with Wrap-around display be?

We all love iPhones. Right from the design to the iOS – the simplicity, the near perfection marriage of software and hardware that brings out an experience far superior than any android phone. Year after year iPhones introduces some landmark features. Fandroids will always argue that Apple is late in bringing features to the iPhones

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Amazon plans to integrate automated personalized conversations over the phone

We have all seen that Google, IBM and Apple have at all points tried to bring in features related to automatic reply in case of unavailability. Surely they can be helpful but at the same time they are too mechanical and does not have a human emotional element attached to it. Now seeing from the

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Who will grab the Yahoo Patent Portfolio?

Yahoo has put up for auction over 3000 patents and expects to raise over US $1 Billion from it. Interestingly, this auction is separate from the core business of Yahoo for which Verizon and AT&T are likely to close on the biddings. That core business sales will have 500 granted patents and about 600 published

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Alice in Patentland: Visual Memory LLC v. NVIDIA Corporation

Plaintiff Visual Memory LLC Defendant NVIDIA Corporation Case 15-789-RGA Court District of Delaware Judge Richard G. Andrews (United States District Judge) Motion Motion to Dismiss Decision GRANTED Decision Date May 27, 2016 Background – Visual Memory LLC filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against NVIDIA Corporation on September 8, 2015. NVIDIA challenged Visual Memory LLC’s U.S. Patent

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Self-Driving Car Battle heats up as Ford enters the arena

We have already covered patents on self-driven auto-pilot mode in the past weeks with couple of patents from Google. Self-driving car’s battle is heating up and now as per the latest patent, it seems that Ford is entering with a bang. The U.S. Patent No. 9,340,126 titled ‘Autonomous vehicle with re-configurable seats’, describes how passengers