To start off the New Year, the traditional PATSCAN calendar of bizarre patents presents some of the world’s most interesting inventions, celebrating the human creativity that began when the first hominids banged rocks together to make tools.
The theme for 2014 is patents for and about dogs. Dogs have been parasitic on humans since the Stone Age, and now dogs have reversed the relationship so that humans are dependent on them. is collection of patents illustrates the lengths dog people…Continue
Added by Mikk Putk on November 27, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
A recent whitepaper created by Legal IQ uses the results of a survey of 675 IP and patent professionals globally to explore how they can monetise their IP and patent strategy.
“As the ‘IP for business growth’ ethos expands, value creation and productivity will expand…Continue
Added by Mikk Putk on August 11, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Earlier this year, a U.S. District Court approved the payment of $308 million in attorney fees to 116 law firms in a single case (TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation), with one firm receiving $75 million in fees and another receiving $49 million. While that case may be an extreme example, the median hourly rate for partners in U.S. law firms is $625 per hour and the average patent lawsuit…Continue