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Cracking the effective Prior-art identification Conundrum

With a dramatic increase in patent infringement litigation filings year on year, the defendants hit by the infringement lawsuit are in constant need to identify prior arts that can help them invalidate the asserted patents and save themselves millions in damages. The importance of identifying the right prior art is critical when a patent is

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The Utility Patent Process

A utility patent is issued for the invention of a new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or a new and useful improvement thereof. It generally permits its owner to exclude others from making, using, or selling the invention for a period of up to twenty years from the date of patent

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Amazon is working on gesture based augmented reality

In the movies, we all love the fact that the actors are waving their hands and the projected screens are updated with vast amounts of data and they execute their tasks and investigations and drill down on their research using various gestures. Amazon has recently been granted a patent which identifies gestures to change the

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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