Technology Analysis

STARBUCKS – Patents, Technology and Market Analysis

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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.

Laws & Processes

Patent Filing: Best Practices

Most of us, at some point in our lives, have thought of an idea which we believed would be the ’Next Big Thing’. But how many of us actually do something big with that idea? Not many. This is because of the lack of knowledge of what exactly should be done once you have an

Laws & ProcessesYear in Review

Patent Facts you probably didn’t know

The following list provides an overview of some notable intellectual property events that have occurred in the past and have specific importance in this domain. January January 2, 1879 Auguste Bartholdi filed a design patent on Statue of Liberty (Design for a statue (USD11023S) January 2, 1906 Willis Carrier receives a US patent for the

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Apple pushes towards artist’s copyrights protection

We all know Steve Jobs and his love for the music. In fact, the whole existence of iTunes in early 2000s was to curtail pirated albums and bring a platform to users to purchase albums and generate a revenue stream for artists who put their soul into the music. The latest patent US 9,380,225 titled

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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

Alice in Patentland

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