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IBM – Truly a Patent Leader

IBM – a word synonymous with innovation and patent leadership, has always been a front-runner when it comes to patents issued year-on-year. For the past 24 years it has lead the way in terms of patent filings in the United States and is usually a distant first from other innovating companies. What’s even more amazing

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War of Artificially Intelligent Personal Assistants

Intelligent Personal Assistant (IPA) can behave as a software agent that can perform tasks, provide information about anything on the globe with/without the internet connection. Intelligent personal assistant technologies are the combination of mobile devices, application programming interfaces (APIs), and the proliferation of mobile apps. IPA has the ability to access information from a variety

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Alice in Patentland: Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft

Plaintiff Enfish, LLC Defendant Microsoft Corp. Case 2:12-cv-07360 Judge Todd M. Hughes (United States Circuit Judge) Decision Date May 12, 2016 Background – Enfish received U.S. Patent 6,151,604 and U.S. Patent 6,163,775 in late 2000. Enfish sued Microsoft for infringement of these patents related to a “self-referential” database. On summary judgment, the district court found all

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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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LinkedIn now boasts an IP Fortress with Key Patent Acquisitions

With close to 400 million members logged in from over 200 countries, LinkedIn is the most powerful professional networking platform which connects professionals across various domains. Founded by Jeff Wiener in 2003, majority of the features provided by LinkedIn to its users are free. However, services such as Talent Solutions (including Hiring, Learning and Development),