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IP Conferences in 2017

The following list provides an overview of upcoming intellectual property events and conferences worldwide, hosted by some notable organizations and other entities active in the IP arena. Dates Conference City/State/Country January 11 – 13 9th Global IP Convention New Delhi, India January 16 – 17 IIPLA 3rd Dubai IP Congress 2017 Dubai January 25 – 26

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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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2016 – YEAR IN REVIEW – Perovskite Solar Cells

Another fastest growing technology for the year 2016 is Perovskite Solar Cells. From the name itself, it is clear that the solar cells are made of Perovskite materials as the active layer. These type of solar cells have been the fastest growing in terms of efficient functioning ever since their advent in 2010. The efficiency

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2016 – YEAR IN REVIEW – Internet of Things (IoT)

Every one of you at one point of time have heard the phrase “Internet of Things” or IoT but most of you also stay perplexed from the thought of what exactly IoT is. The IoT is a term that basically equates to several devices (all devices that can be imagined from computers and smartphones to

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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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Auto Pilot in Cars: Soon to be a reality

Google is heavily invested in the idea of self-driven cars and is backing it up by an aggressive set of patents filed every week. The latest in the list of granted patents is U.S. Patent No. 9,352,752 tiled ‘Engaging and disengaging for autonomous driving’, which describes how a driver can switch to a self-driven mode

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Google aims to mitigate pedestrian accidents by patenting an adhesive layer on self-driving cars

Google’s self-driven cars is a big deal and company is keen on working on several features that can result in mitigating the problems that come with driverless cars. The biggest concerning issue is pedestrians and their safety. The inventors Alex Khaykin and Daniel Lynn Larner have come up with a solution to avoid multiple impacts after a