Let’s consider three inventors who asserted patents against big companies and won. What does it take for a patent owner to succeed?
Most lawyers and business people know enough to call a patent attorney when they’re in trouble—they’ve been sued or threatened with a patent infringement suit,
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,
This week the world of corporate intellectual property (IP) converged in Chicago for the Annual Meeting of the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO)
In my recent blog post, I reported that Samsung, backed by Google and other tech giants, was seeking rehearing of the Federal Circuit’s decision affirming
Google has made a big splash with its patent purchase program. It says it wants to keep patents out of the hands of those who might be tempted to assert them against Google.
In a saga of epic proportions, sprawling across the globe, Apple and Samsung have been duking it out over smartphone design and features.