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Jury Orders Newegg To Pay $2.3 Million To TQP Development The online retailer Newegg has lost a patent case centering on Web encryption, after a Texas jury rejected its argument that a claim from the company TQP Development was invalid.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
Upcoming Events: The New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association presents: Electronics, Telecom, and Software Patent Practice Update on January 24, 2013. Agenda includes panels on Non-Practicing Entities, America Invents Act, and case law updates. "We are delighted to provide this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2013 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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Is There a Trend Towards IP Litigation Boutiques? On February 29th of this year Renee Quinn of IPWatchdog wrote a post titled, Boutique Rising: A Conversation with Winthrop & Weinstine, in which she discusses the increase in IP litigation boutiques.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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Conference on Industry/Academic Collaborations: Lessons from the Trenches Innovation remains a major driver of economic growth in this country, and research universities provide a key reservoir of innovation. Increasingly, universities and industry have joined forces to translate that potential into... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2012 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
Microsoft and LG Sign Patent Agreement Microsoft and LG singed a patent agreement that provides coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for LG's tablets, mobile phones and other products that runs on the Android Platform. Microsoft claims that more than 70%... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
Kodak accuses HTC and Apple of patent infringement Kodak is trying to prohibit Apple's iPhones, iPads, and iPods and HTC's smartphones and tablets, from entering the US because they claim that the products infringe their patents on its digital imaging... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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USPTO's Steve Jobs Exhibit On November 16th the USPTO unveiled the Steve Jobs exhibit, highlighting the Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs. "This exhibit commemorates the far-reaching impact of Steve Jobs' entrepreneurship and innovation on our daily lives," said David... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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Where Will the Patent Satellite Offices Open! There currently is a lot of lobbying going on by politicians to bring the USPTO to their state. Lawmakers from Silicon Valley, Colorado and Texas are trying to win one of the two... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2011 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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Is it really a First-to-File Patent System? With the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA), the US was going to become a First-to-File, instead of a First-to-Invent patent jurisdiction. However, was this really accomplished with the AIA, or was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2011 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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Will the number of Provisional Patent Applications Filed Increase? The US patent system will soon become a first to file jurisdiction, switching over from the first to invent. With the switch, it would seem that the number of Provisional applications... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)
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