Good news alert! Some time back, we celebrated the induction of the 2019 batch in our organization. We welcomed the new batch of trainees, who passed the training with flying colors into our [...]
Of late, we have been performing a lot of invalidation searches on patents of 4G LTE. And I noticed a weird pattern – call it insight if you would like to – that I didn’t discover earlier while [...]
How do I find a hidden prior art? – Doesn’t this question bug everyone when we conduct an invalidation search? While some of us try new strategies to excavate one, other explore patent [...]
How difficult is it to find a solution to a problem you know nothing about? Difficult? Very difficult? Preposterous, you say? No, we are not being ludicrous. Though less often, there are [...]
How a Patent Monetization Analysis Helped a Major Asian Telecom Company Prepare to Defend Patent Infringement Lawsuits in the U.S.
In 2017, we heard from an executive who was heading up a team that specialized in mobile and augmented reality-related technology at a large Asian telecom company. She had a troublesome problem [...]
This article, authored by Shikhar Sahni, first appeared as a guest article on IPWatchdog.com Patents, for a long while, have been an integral part of the business development strategy. Companies [...]
Technologies, nowadays, are so dynamic they often overlap multiple fields and applications areas. For instance, virtual reality, a branch of computer technology has applications in healthcare, [...]
The Alice v. CLS Bank has had a tremendous impact on how the patent office treats applications for business method inventions. Indeed, since the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice, the allowance [...]
If you have been searching for a comprehensive guide on how to conduct a patent search, I would like to congratulate you because your search has just ended. This is your one-stop solution where [...]
What happens when a company has a strong patent portfolio but is not able to convert the IP assets into financial ones? Add to it, the rising operational costs that are affecting the financial [...]
Innovation often starts with a “light bulb moment”. One works on their idea and then from idea, s/he moves to invention, and in the end to a patent application. Thereafter it’s up-to [...]
At GreyB, companies often approach us with the broad objective of having us help them strengthen their IP position. It’s a challenge that incorporates elements of the three core IP research [...]
When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, the incoming IP from the entity being acquired (or merged with) holds vital importance. The concerned authority, in most cases a patent counsel, has to [...]
We received a freedom-to-operate search from John, a decade-old client of ours. We share a pleasant relationship where we could discuss our concerns and requirements straight away. John was [...]
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Over the past few years, the Patent Office has taken multiple initiatives – Track One examination, Accelerated Examination (AE), Full First Action Interview Pilot Program, and Patent [...]
This case study would be very interesting for you if you are part of Steel industry. The researcher name, technology, and suggestions have been changed to maintain confidentiality but retain the [...]
A couple decades ago, patent portfolios were considered to be one of the most indispensable assets of an organization. It was the time when quality was given more importance and filing patents [...]
Have you ever had a case where you had to perform an invalidation search and you need a prior art for a claim at the heart of which has a mathematical expression? Needless to say, you wouldn’t [...]
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On 8 June 2016, following a proposal from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council adopted a Directive that aims to standardize the national laws in EU countries against [...]
Julija Kaminskaite, as a part of her business school program, submitted her thesis on reducing the failure rate of SMEs. What astounded me when I was reading through the paper was this particular [...]
While working in the IP industry, I got a chance to work with a lot of corporate patent counsels from SMEs to Fortune 500. I learned that the job and responsibilities of an IP counsel are way [...]
Talk of budgets and the very first question that comes to the mind is — Given a certain amount of money, how much should be allocated to various expenses? Should you abandon few patents from [...]
Creating a patent licensing strategy for circuit patents can be a challenging task. There are rare chances of finding a detailed schematic of products in product literature. This makes [...]
Getting a patent application granted on the first go is a rare phenomenon. According to statistics, of all the patent applications received by the USPTO, over 90% are initially rejected. Thus, [...]
This is the third article of a 3 part series on Smart Business Development Strategies for IP Law Firms which discusses how to use data to build more clients for your IP law firm. The first [...]
Patent transactions in a domain can reveal many overlooked insights — Insights that your competitors might not be paying attention to when crafting their research and development strategies, or [...]
One of the major challenges faced by a patent licensing manager is to find and prove evidence of an infringement. Not so strong evidence of the use chart can become a standalone factor for the [...]