September 2012 Blog Posts (36)

Patent Good Guys - Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

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…


Added by Mark Ashworth on September 28, 2012 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Here Comes the CIVETS

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…


Added by Mark Ashworth on September 28, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Bacon Patents for the Baconpocalypse

Bacon Patents for the Baconpocalypse

Get ready for bacon!

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 27, 2012 at 4:17pm — No Comments

The Latest Updates from Knovel: New Database, Subject Area, and Excel Tool - The Intellogist Blog

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

A 1994 internet browser patent is the centerpiece in a variety of lawsuits brought by Eolas Technologies.

 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

Apple vs Samsung patent war explained on 8 infographics

Lets take a closer look, what's really going on between Apple and Samsung :)

The easy to use Apple vs Samsung guide…


Added by Mikk Putk on September 25, 2012 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

Where To Find Books About Intellectual Property - The Intellogist Blog

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

IP Valuation: What is the X Factor?

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,…


Added by ClearViewIP on September 25, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments

Google Sued by Skyhook

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, Skyhook Wireless (plaintiff) recorded a suit against Google (defendant) for patent infringement in the U.S Court of Delaware (case no.…


Added by Bala Krishnan on September 25, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments

Oracle Files to Invalidate ADI’s Patents

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…


Added by Bala Krishnan on September 24, 2012 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Sun Products Sues P&G over Tide Pods

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…


Added by Bala Krishnan on September 21, 2012 at 7:29am — No Comments

CLIO Sues P&G in a DJ action

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).…


Added by Bala Krishnan on September 20, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments

Expand Your Patent Search Query Through Multilingual Translation Tools - The Intellogist Blog

Here is a round-up of multilingual query expansion tools on PATENTSCOPE, PatBase, and

Added by Joelle Mornini on September 20, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments

10 Important Resources on the WIPO Website for IP Professionals - The Intellogist Blog

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

Patent Marker - Upgrade Launched!


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

iPhone? Try old phone (patents)!

iPhone? Try old phone (patents)!

A fun post about some really really old patents!

Added by Chris Jagalla on September 13, 2012 at 3:50pm — No Comments

OSES Targets Greene’s over Wellhead Isolation Tools

Oil States Energy Services (OSES) (plaintiff) has launched a complaint Greene’s (defendant) for patent infringement (case no. 6:12-cv-611) on…


Added by Bala Krishnan on September 12, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Major Updates to Non-Patent Literature Searching on Thomson Innovation - The Intellogist Blog

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

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