Hello all! We’re still buried under snow here in the DC area, but I’m
nice and cozy with a mug of cocoa. I wanted to post a short update
today about a common problem that afflicts our patent searching efforts
– the need for (and sometimes the lack of) effective keyword
highlighting. There are lots of nice commercial products out there that
offer very fancy keyword highlighting (e.g.… Continue
Added by Kristin Whitman on February 10, 2010 at 1:12pm —
I hear about business owners who have no idea what IP stands for. Amazing how they have managed to get so far ! I hear about graduates who love big Mac but have no idea what franchise means ! Why is it that we do not teach our kids how important these things are ? Everyone has the impact of IP on every single day.Trademarks glittering over rooftops and domains passing our fingertips many times ...
Read more >>… Continue
Added by Leo Siemann on February 10, 2010 at 5:00am —
Does the World need European Community Patent?
Please comment your opinion.
You will find more
information about Community Patent here:
- Latest news, studies, consultations, documents on EC Single Market webpage…
Added by Mikk Putk on February 10, 2010 at 3:30am —
In case you missed it, the Washington DC area is covered in snow. I know that blizzard-like conditions are commonplace for our friends in the North but in the DC area virtually everything grinds to a halt when
snow blankets the community. Federal offices close, schools close,
we’re lucky to have electricity, and driving with local, inexperienced
winter drivers is akin to playing Russian Roulette.
But, the Intellogist Team made a promise to share our… Continue
Added by Kristin Whitman on February 9, 2010 at 8:33am —
The currently negotiated Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement will possibly introduce atrocious changes to intellectual property legislation by thus destroying the balance between right owners and society.
More on http://reguligence.biz
Added by Emil A. Georgiev on February 3, 2010 at 2:18pm —
For the app, go to www.omnilaw.com or search on "Bilski" in the iPhone App Store.
On August 24, 2009, the US Patent and Trademark Office issued Interim Examination Instructions For Evaluating Subject Matter Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. §101.
This Omnilaw app helps you work through the flowchart to test your… Continue
Added by Charles Knobloch, JD, PG on February 1, 2010 at 12:21pm —
Apple unveiled its most awaited tablet PC this week and called it iPad, in line with it’s customary ‘i’ prefix. While all are talking about the product, Fujitsu is crying foul on use of its trademark.…
Added by Patently Yours on January 31, 2010 at 11:12am —
Jet Airways, after a good financial earning report, was on the business front pages last week, but there was also some patent trouble brewing in the background.
Mint (on 25th… Continue
Added by Patently Yours on January 31, 2010 at 2:37am —
Hi Gang. We have created a Sister Site to Intellectual Property Network at http://www.IPAlly.com
Really want to thank Mikk for all his support and the early postings he has all ready put on IP Ally. What a great guy!
I hope some of you will check it out.
All the best,
Added by Nils Victor Montan on January 30, 2010 at 5:31pm —
Discover Directory of Intellectual Property Blogs http://ning.it/aE2YTO
-> Network Flinks
Includes trademark, patent, copyright, trade secret, brand, general IPR, etc, etc blogs!
Add your own or your favorite IP blogs. Search, rate and share links.…
Added by Mikk Putk on January 30, 2010 at 4:26pm —
If you read our first post you know the Intellogist Team made a promise to chronicle our continuing efforts at growing our community, garnering more repeat visits, and creating more involvement within our registered user base. So I guess it’s time to fess up and let you know how things are going...
You can read more of this blog post at… Continue
Added by Kristin Whitman on January 29, 2010 at 4:00pm —
We’re starting our new Intellogist blog with a call to action for the patent community! We’ve been pondering the decision to start a blog for a while, but recently an event occurred which made us realize the time was right. On Friday January 15th, we received the following message from the Boliven Innovation Network team:
After approximately a year of beta product releases and extensive user feedback, the Board of the company has determined that it no longer makes good business… Continue
Added by Kristin Whitman on January 26, 2010 at 11:09am —
EBI Medline, one of the most important literature search service in biology, is now integrated in ipxnase.net. The query constructions are the same for the search for EPO. Any feedback is welcome :)
Added by Chi Chen on January 24, 2010 at 7:08pm —
As I realize that patent searches are usually a bit more complicated than just searching for a name or an IPC number, I have started a (long overdue) online help file for IPEXL patent search
. I hope it is of use to our users. The first article is on how to use search syntax in our site; and can be viewed at the following address:…
Added by Mark Ashworth on January 21, 2010 at 10:07am —
I recently received an email for the admin department of Boliven (http://www.boliven.com/
) that they are going to close there website during this week.
To me, it was a fantastic website. I often used it for my patent analysis as there were few a very interesting tools in it . The coverage of the database was also quite comprehensive and personally i really like the auto generation of flash graphs.
Moreover, it was a good website for… Continue
Added by Bikramjit Singh on January 19, 2010 at 7:00am —
Artists and art groups who sign up for a free listing in the ArtChain.com art directory
can place a free pop-up copyright notice on their own websites.
For information, visit www.artchain.com/copyright_popup.html
For an example of the copyright notice, visit www.couling.com
and click the… Continue
Added by ArtChain on January 12, 2010 at 5:39pm —
In light of patent violation by Microsoft, today US court has ordered the software giant to stop selling of MS word 2007. Earlier in June - 2009, i4i Inc, a Canadian software company, sued Microsoft for infringing on its patents. Patents were broadly related to encryption technology on which MS word was found to be infringing.
Now, suit has swung in favor of i4i, court has ordered defendant to pay $290 m before start selling its product.
But the happy news is, the much… Continue
Added by Bikramjit Singh on December 23, 2009 at 2:30am —
5 IP offices project started in 2008. This project unites the efforts of 5 patent offices, the European Patent Office, United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Japanese Patent Office, Korean Patent Office and Patent Office of China.
The project aims to harmonize procedures for the granting of patents and facilitating access to patent information and documentation. Basis for implementation of this objective, agencies will use the PCT system.
The main elements underlying the… Continue
Added by Intellectual Property Planet on December 19, 2009 at 7:13am —
The regional public organization « Guild of patent attorneys, paralegals and patent counsels » was created on 1st October, 2009. «The guild of patent attorneys» is a noncommercial organization and is created with a view of association of patent attorneys, paralegals and patent counsels for protection of general laws and legitimate interests, and as for assistance of professional work of patent attorneys, paralegals and patent counsels.
The activity purposes «Guild of patent attorneys,… Continue
Added by leonov alexandr on December 15, 2009 at 4:56am —
We have just written a first version of a white paper for our search engine.
The paper outlines the coverage, update schedule, features, overview of our basic ranking algorithm, road map for 2010 etc etc etc. Check it out by downloading the (fairly huge 2mb) PDF file at the following address:…
Added by Mark Ashworth on December 11, 2009 at 2:55am —