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? The answer to that question might not [...]
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 [...]
The beauty of a crown is enhanced by its jewels. The gold, no matter how pure, just gives structure to the crown. It is the precious stones that make a crown, a crown. The same applies for a [...]
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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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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How is Competitive Landscape helpful to researchers for creating an effective R&D strategy? To answer this question in its truest sense, we need to understand what competitive landscaping [...]
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Especially at young, fast-growing companies, there are few employees under more pressure than members of the Patent Review Board, or PRB—also known as a Patent Review Committee. Generally [...]
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 [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where a product was infringing on your patents? But you could do nothing as the product was designed around to avoid infringement? More often, we come [...]
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 [...]
OBJECTIVE The patent under study was related to a cigarette filter having gas adsorbing material and certain specific composition requirements. Our objective was to invalidate the patent [...]
A wise person once said – Be wary of the startups launching in your industry. What sounds like an interesting idea with a small team working on it today can give all the giants a run for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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Corporations continuously invest in R&D to maintain their competitive edge. A good portion of this investment further goes into building a patent portfolio that helps the company in a number [...]
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Alice Corp. v CLS Bank is fast becoming a landmark decision for patent analysis in the United States. Many applications are being rejected by examiners based on 35 U.S.C. 101 rejections of the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]