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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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

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Evolution of Stethoscopes – Patent Analysis

The Beginning… Medical devices are becoming portable and user-friendly so, that you don’t need to visit the doctor unnecessarily. These medical devices are giving promising results and use extensively at homes. The technological enhancement is racing and changing the earlier invention’s outlook. As remembering the old inventions in medical devices, one of the prominent and

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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 wouldn’t allow you to text while driving

Texting while driving has been the primary reason of road fatalities off late. Several companies are working out methods to curb the usage of mobile phones while driving. Now, a new patent application filed by apple in 2016 and published this week has come to light which caters to taking care of such concerns. Patent

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Google is taking on Uber with their efficient pickup and drop-off points in autonomous vehicles

Google is betting big on self-driving vehicles. With several prototypes already in the market and with several test runs already done, the focus has been in making them more reliable and efficient. Now with the help of Google maps, it is looking for identifying pick-up and drop-off points for the passengers for autonomous vehicles. Google’s

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Drones with no size restrictions to lift a load – Amazon’s Vision

One of the world’s most innovative companies Amazon has come up with another intelligent technology which is outright brilliant. There is a heavy research going on regarding drones to increase their efficiency and overcome restrictions such as fly time and weight. With Amazon heavily investing in drone delivery, it is only logical that they come