In a major new development, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) has adopted a resolution favoring patent-eligibility of computer software inventions, also known as “computer implemented inventions” or “CII.”
The President-Elect @realDonaldTrump and his transition team @transition2017 are working on appointments to his new Cabinet. One of the chairs is reserved for the new Secretary of Commerce.
There is an international crisis in software patents. The critical, unanswered question is this: When are software inventions eligible for patent?Billions in corporate assets are
House counsel for a large software company has written an open letter to me titled Pursuit of Extremely Short Patent Claims. He has thrown down the gauntlet in a public forum.
Are you protecting your company’s patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property (IP) internationally? If not, you’re missing out!
In the last inning of the Apple-Samsung game of smartphone hardball, Samsung slid into home. Apple failed to make the tag. “Samsung is safe!” cried the umpires.
Let’s consider three inventors who asserted patents against big companies and won. What does it take for a patent owner to succeed?
The Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that in her zeal to prevent substandard patents from issuing, she will insist on clarity of the record.
Patent jury trials reached their zenith in the mid-1990s. The stakes remain high, though the drama has faded. Now, even if it’s called a trial,