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IP Ally

Hi Gang. We have created a Sister Site to Intellectual Property Network at

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 — 2 Comments

Discover Directory of IP Blogs

Discover Directory of Intellectual Property Blogs -> 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 — No Comments

As Our Patent Community Turns: Weekly Update

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 — No Comments

A Call to Action!

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…

Added by Kristin Whitman on January 26, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments

EBI Medline is now integrated in

Hello everyone,
EBI Medline, one of the most important literature search service in biology, is now integrated in 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 — No Comments

IPEXL Online Help Started

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 — 3 Comments

Boliven is getting closed !

I recently received an email for the admin department of Boliven ( 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 — 1 Comment

Free pop-up Copyright notice for Artists and Art Groups

Artists and art groups who sign up for a free listing in the art directory can place a free pop-up copyright notice on their own websites.

For information, visit

For an example of the copyright notice, visit and click the… Continue

Added by ArtChain on January 12, 2010 at 5:39pm — No Comments

MS word 2007 is banned by the courts

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 — 3 Comments

The 5 IP offices project

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 — No Comments


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 — No Comments

A white paper from IPEXL

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 — No Comments

Peer-to-Patent Australia has launched!

Peer-to-Patent Australia, a project based on the successful Peer-to-Patent project run out of the New York Law School (NYLS) in the United States, launches December 9. The project, run by… Continue

Added by Mikk Putk on December 9, 2009 at 1:00am — No Comments

Implicit Networks sues Microsoft for Window 7

It has been just a month or two since Window 7 was launched. So adj1 (much hyped OR much awaited) , this latest windows was out on October 22 this year.

"Too slow" was my personnel issue with windows vista so hence, I was also looking for the launch day too. I must say many thanks to Abhinav Goyal who helped me in installation ( in fact he did it ). And now I am very happy.

Anyhow, let me not derail from the topic. :-)

I think, Microsoft people must be enjoying… Continue

Added by Bikramjit Singh on December 4, 2009 at 12:49am — No Comments

IPEXL's Patent Search. Data Source Coverage.

The below table contains our patent coverage (as of 3rd December 2009).

Updates on's search index are made once a week, every Sunday.

Do keep checking our website every day for new features. Your feedback on the site is also welcomed, as IPEXL patent search is made by patent searchers for patent… Continue

Added by Mark Ashworth on December 3, 2009 at 3:06am — 7 Comments

Top 2009 patent search tools! Vote for your favorite patent search tool!

Here is our first poll!

There are tens of great patent search tools. Which one is your favorite? Vote for your favorite patent search tool here:

Top patent search tools

You can also place this poll on your website or blog as a widget. The code is available… Continue

Added by Mikk Putk on December 2, 2009 at 3:34am — No Comments


Recently, I found this patent very interesting and thought to share it with you.

Here is the reference:

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a means for detecting alcohol in expiration of a driver with the driver almost unaware of the detecting operation when the driver is about to start a vehicle , enabling the driver to start the vehicle when alcohol is not detected, making the driver select stop of driving or measurement of the alcohol amount when alcohol is… Continue

Added by Bikramjit Singh on December 2, 2009 at 1:56am — 1 Comment

Google Patents and arXiv (literature search for physics/IT/math...etc) are now integrated in

Hello everyone,

Google Patents, as well as arXiv (, Open access to 572,135 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics) are now integrated in The query constructions are the same for the search for EPO, and the service would translate the query automatically into the suitable one for… Continue

Added by Chi Chen on November 22, 2009 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

US 6025810

Who says you cannot send the signal more than the speed of light !!

Mr. David Strom has already done it in 1998 and successfully got a patent from USPTO too.

Still can’t believe it ?

Then read the following claim of of the invention:

I claim:

1. A method to transmit and receive electromagnetic waves comprising:

generating opposing magnetic fields each having a plane of maximum force running perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the… Continue

Added by Bikramjit Singh on November 22, 2009 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Newsletter of Intellectual Property Network, no 2, November 2009

What's new on IPNetwork?

New pages, tools and widgets

News Share

NewsShare is the best way to share and rate what's interesting online. Submit, rate and discuss all the new and interesting links. The result is a source of all the best news and content from around the… Continue

Added by Mikk Putk on November 21, 2009 at 5:15am — No Comments

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