August 2012 Blog Posts (29)

Search Tool Tidbits: Scholrly, Clustify, and HQ Books - The Intellogist Blog

A round-up of lesser-known search and data analysis tools: Scholrly is free search engine for academic papers (currently in closed beta-testing phase), HQ Books is a free PDF search tool, and Clustify is a document clustering software that identifies important keywords, representative documents, and a hierarchy of customized tags for almost any dataset.

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 30, 2012 at 11:46am — No Comments

A New Version of US Trademark Status and Document Retrieval System - The Intellogist Blog

This post covers the full list of updates to the Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) system 2.0, and learn about how to locate trademark status data and documents related to specific US trademarks through the system.

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 29, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

4 Great Features of the Semantic Search on TotalPatent - The Intellogist Blog

Read about four useful features of the Semantic Search on TotalPatent, including the options to view up to 30 extra suggested terms, re-rank any search terms, add your own search terms, and preview the 20 most relevant results before conducting the query.

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 28, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

USPTO Announces Rule Change in PTA Relating to Appellate Review

USPTO Announces Rule Change in PTA Relating to Appellate Review

PTA Basics



Patent Term Adjustment (PTA), with its provisions codified at 35 U.S.C. §154(b), extends the term of a patent for certain examination delays at the USPTO. The non-overlapping sum of three kinds of Office delays, referred to by practitioners by their letter designations, A, B, & C, reduced by the delays attributable to the applicant, result in a…

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Added by Bala Krishnan on August 28, 2012 at 7:26am — No Comments

LG Electronics Inc. hits Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Corporation

 

LG Electronics Inc. (the plaintiff) recorded patents-in-suit against Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Corporation et al. (the defendant) on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 in the U.S District Court of Delaware for patent infringement. The defendant is an international joint venture of Toshiba Corporation and Samsung Electronics…

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Added by Bala Krishnan on August 27, 2012 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Potter Voice Technologies files patent infringement lawsuits against a swath of major tech companies.

Potter Voice Technologies claims that major technology companies -- including Apple, Samsung, and Google -- infringe on a patent they hold for voice recognition. James Lee Phillips reviews the major patent in question, addressing the ever-so-important question: "troll or not troll?"

Added by James McArdle on August 27, 2012 at 4:12pm — No Comments

4 Fun Back to School Patents

4 Fun Back to School Patents

Who needs a device to start TPing a house?

Added by Chris Jagalla on August 23, 2012 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Where Do You Start a Copyright Search? - The Intellogist Blog

Here's a quick guide to using the online US Copyright Catalog. Does anyone have any other copyright search suggestions for non-US or pre-1978 copyright records?

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 22, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

Locate Research Repositories Through Databib - The Intellogist Blog

Here's a quick review of Databib, a tool for locating online repositories of research data.

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 21, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments

Trolls: if you can't beat 'em...

Justin Paulsen takes a look at Freescale's increasing litigious business strategy and what is might mean.

While certainly not the only company embarking down the path towards licensing and litigation revenue, Freescale Semiconductors (NYSE: FSL) seems to be showing an increased focus upon this particular segment. From a broader perspective, this raises a number of critical…

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Added by James McArdle on August 20, 2012 at 2:51pm — No Comments

ReefEdge Networks LLC slaps Cisco Systems Inc. and 3 other companies

ReefEdge Networks LLC (The Plaintiff), Delaware based company has hit four big companies on Aug 15, 2012 in the United States District Court of Delaware for patent infringement. The collective defendants are given below:

 

            

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Added by Bala Krishnan on August 20, 2012 at 6:41am — No Comments

Another Patent Troll - Kickapoo Run LLC

 

Kickapoo Run LLC filed a suit against Electronic medical Solutions (EMS) for patent Infringement on Aug 8th 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

 

The Plaintiff Kickapoo owns U.S Patent no: US5961332 which…

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Added by Bala Krishnan on August 17, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments

Lawsuit against generic lidocaine patches

Jovana Grbic explores a recent case on generic lidocaine patches

ACTION:  Infringement of U.S. Patent 5,827,529 (referred to as “529 Patent) by Noven Therapeutics/…

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Added by James McArdle on August 16, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Major Updates to TotalPatent! - The Intellogist Blog

Learn about the latest updates to TotalPatent: Broader coverage has been added, and the system’s bibliographic collection features 100 patent authorities, including 30 in full text. New analytical tools, such as the option to compare and analyze up to three search result sets, and new organizational options, like the ability to create sub-folders and search within a work folder, have also…

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Added by Joelle Mornini on August 16, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments

Google’s “Prior Art Finder” — What it is and what it isn’t

Google’s “Prior Art Finder” — What it is and what it isn’t

We take an in-depth look at what's available in their newest tool.

Added by Chris Jagalla on August 15, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Software patents: more a matter of time

Brennan Coutler has a look at software patents and their place in the current IP system

The patentability of software is a subject of intense debate that needs to end. Both sides of the software patent issue are missing the point. The problem is not be whether software should be patentable, but whether individual patents merit twenty years of…

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Added by James McArdle on August 15, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Amazon's Winding Course Through the Patent Jungle

Jamee Lee Phillips takes a look at Amazon's recent moves in the IP industry and what they could mean

More recently, Amazon began showing more of an interest in IP, but lost an auction to Microsoft for …

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Added by James McArdle on August 14, 2012 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Three Innovative Exhibits in Washington DC - The Intellogist Blog

Here are three exhibits focusing on inventions and the history of patents that you can visit in the DC area!

Added by Joelle Mornini on August 14, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments

Streaming Media Technology and the Olympics

Streaming Media Technology and the Olympics

We have a little fun as well as show you some interesting patents for streaming media.

Added by Chris Jagalla on August 9, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Statistics you need to know: 2012 WIPO IP Facts and Figures

Statistics you need to know: 2012 WIPO IP Facts and Figures

The Intellogist Blog summarizes and highlight some of the most important information in this just released report.

Added by Chris Jagalla on August 8, 2012 at 2:50pm — No Comments

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