Starting on my exploration of IP coming from CIVET countries, I came across Colombian patent holder Manuel Patarroyo. Who is most famous for his vaccine for malaria.
While most people are rushing to file their patents for defensive, strategic or even plain old trolling purposes, Manuel Elkin Patarroyo took the good guy approach and licensed his patent free of charge to the World…Continue
Added by Mark Ashworth on September 28, 2012 at 11:28pm — No Comments
The Civet cat might be most famous for its involvement in the outbreak of SARS in Asia, or more recently he is the star producer of the world's most expensive coffee. However, now CIVETS has a new coinage. Move over BRICS, here come the CIVETS.
Coined by Robert Ward, global forecasting director for the EIU, the…Continue
Added by Mark Ashworth on September 28, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Get ready for bacon!
Added by Chris Jagalla on September 27, 2012 at 4:17pm — No Comments
The Knovel system has seen a number of updates during the month of September, including a new Titanium Alloy Database, a new subject area covering Fire Protection Engineering and Emergency Response, and an Excel Add-In which users can download to integrate the Knovel search and unit converter tools into their Excel worksheet.
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 26, 2012 at 12:35pm — No Comments
Eolas Technologies, Inc., a private company founded by a tech entrepreneur, has accused three companies of violating four of his software patents, two of which were ruled invalid in the most recent of a LONG series of similar lawsuits.
Added by James McArdle on September 25, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments
The easy to use Apple vs Samsung guide…Continue
Have you read any good books on intellectual property lately? Where do you get your recommendations for IP-related books?
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 25, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments
ClearViewIP is an Intellectual Property Consultancy providing a range of services to help companies monitor, expand and better understand their IP portfolio and its position within their industry. To help us do this, we look at trends relating to intellectual property and various high-tech fields. This latest article takes a broad look at the merits of three different methods applied to IP valuation and their applicability to 21st century patent deals:
"Patent valuation is,…Continue
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Oracle (plaintiff) filed a complaint for declaratory judgment against Advanced Dynamic Interfaces (ADI) (defendant) on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 in the U.S. Court of Delaware (case no. 1:12-cv-01154).
Oracle is a computer…Continue
Added by Bala Krishnan on September 24, 2012 at 10:59pm — No Comments
On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Sun Products Corporation (plaintiff) launched a complaint against Procter & Gamble (defendant) for patent infringement in the U.S Court of Utah (case no. 2:12-cv-00892).
Plaintiff is in…Continue
Added by Bala Krishnan on September 21, 2012 at 7:29am — No Comments
Clio USA, Inc, (CLIO) filed a complaint for a declaratory judgment (DJ) action against Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in the U.S District Court of New Jersey (case no. 2:12-cv-05711).…Continue
Added by Bala Krishnan on September 20, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments
Here is a round-up of multilingual query expansion tools on PATENTSCOPE, PatBase, and Orbit.com
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 20, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments
The WIPO website is a massive resource that offers a variety of information and search tools for IP professionals, and patent searchers will find the PATENTSCOPE search system to be a very useful free tool for searching through patent documents from multiple country collections and millions of PCT applications.
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 19, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments
Learn how recent changes to patent law due to the America Invents Act will impact your patent searches!
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 18, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Patent Marker provides an online environment for patentees and the public to mark products with patent numbers and to search for patent related details about…
Added by Bala Krishnan on September 14, 2012 at 12:14am — No Comments
A fun post about some really really old patents!
Added by Chris Jagalla on September 13, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments
Added by Bala Krishnan on September 12, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Here is a look at the August 2012 updates to the Scientific Literature collection coverage, search, analysis, and viewing options on Thomson Innovation.
Added by Joelle Mornini on September 12, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments
The provision of foreign filing licence was for the first time introduced by Section 39 of…Continue
Added by Kaviraj Singh on September 12, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments