Digital Wallet Patent Landscape Primer
Digital wallet is a technology that facilitates fast and secure electronic transactions. This technology enables and enhances online and physical transactions using computers and portable devices like smart phones, or dedicated digital wallet devices.
In general, digital wallet technology can be broadly classified into the three segments: system, application, and device. The…
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Check out this central catalog of online theses and dissertations, which offers multiple search options for users.
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Here is a quick review of a new free reference management tool called Bibliogo.
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I have worked on an open source hardware device. it promises to create cheap energy from wind. This will not be universally popular. I'm quite concerned that another small company will be lost to patent trolls.
so I considered,
crowd sourcing legal teams
If a website allowed lawyers with free time and clients with interesting cases to come together,
key cases previously dominated by large companies, could at last be overthrown.
lawyer members could state their…Continue
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How do you locate the most informative reference on a particular topic? This post illustrates one common search technique for identifying useful references, and I locate a nifty list of free Electronic Lab Notebooks during the process!
Here are some interesting grilling patents to help fan the flame for summer.
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MaxVal is glad to roll out its next version of the Patent Family Tree tool.
Generally speaking, a patent family is a group of patents which, like the members of a family, are all related to each other, in this case by way of the priority or priorities of a particular patent document.
This is an online free tool which is used to generate patent family trees for given patents. Given a…Continue
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The Business & IP Centre of the British Library website offers access to useful resource lists and industry guides that may help patent searchers locate relevant resources for a prior art search.
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Learn about the newest upgrades to the free PATENTSCOPE search system by WIPO, including machine translation options, IPC tooltips, improved highlighting features, and more!
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Here are two chemical research tool that may be useful resources during a chemical patent prior art search: Materials Project and ChemExper.
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In April 2012, the SureChem website announced SureChemOpen, a free chemistry search product that was being launched prior to the release of two subscription search products (SureChemPro and SureChemDirect).
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The Derwent World Patent Index is no longer available on one search platform, and it has numerical search options available on another platform! Also learn about the April 2012 updates to the European Patent Register.
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Courses and webinars, seminars and conferences that cover the main areas of intellectual property: copyright and related rights, patents, trademarks, unfair competition, licensing etc.
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It might be a bit basic for some of you pros out there, but it's nice reminder of a good technique!
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What tips can the USPTO take from the websites and databases of other intellectual property offices in order to improve their own online services?
Added by Joelle Mornini on May 9, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments
It's amaizing what kind of information you can find in patent databases. Here is a short summary of some systems and methods that are patented in intellectual property field. These are tools that give to the intellectual property professional the ability to work in all aspects of their practice area.
WangfangData.com is an excellent source of Chinese patent and non-patent literature (including journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc.), and you can freely perform searches and view limited records on the Chinese version of the system.
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Currently, there are about 6,500 government-employed patent examiners are responsible for reviewing the more than 500,000 patent applications filed each year in the United States. Not all of the examiners manage the review process in the same way. This brings about many challenges, most specifically the challenge of understanding how each examiner manages their processes during…Continue
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