patents News of 01/26/20
US Patents Hit Record 333,530 Granted In 2019; IBM, Samsung (Not The FAANGs) Lead The Pack
We may have moved on from a nearly-daily cycle of news involving tech giants sparring in courts over intellectual property infringement, but patents continue to be a major cornerstone of how companies and people measure their progress and create moats ...
New USPTO Guidance May Clear Path For More Technology Patents
James J. DeCarlo Contributor James J. DeCarlo is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. A registered patent attorney, he is actively involved in virtually all aspects of intellectual property ...
Startup Law A To Z: Regulatory Compliance
Startups are but one species in a complex regulatory and public policy ecosystem. This ecosystem is larger and more powerfully dynamic than many founders appreciate, with distinct yet overlapping laws at the federal, state and local/city levels, all ...
TiVo Prepares To Split Its Business Into Two As It Pursues Sale
DVR maker TiVo is preparing to split its company into two businesses: one, focused on its products like its Bolt family of DVRs, and the other on its licensing and intellectual property businesses. The move will help to address some of the ...
BlackBerry Sues Twitter For Patent Infringement
BlackBerry, the former smartphone maker, is suing Twitter for alleged patent infringement. If this sounds familiar, it may be because BlackBerry filed a patent infringement suit against Facebook last year. In its complaint, BlackBerry alleges ...
Apple Is Selling The IPhone 7 And IPhone 8 In Germany Again
Two older iPhone models are back on sale in Apple stores in Germany — but only with Qualcomm chips inside. The iPhone maker was forced to pull the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models from shelves in its online shop and physical stores in the ...
IBM Was Awarded The Most Patents In 2018, But Overall Grants Declined By 3.5 Percent
We may have passed the peak of the “patent war” in the mobile industry, but the concept of patents as power is far from disappearing, since they continue to be a strong marker for how a company is breaking new ground in technology, and do ...
Qualcomm Patent Dispute Forces Apple To Pull IPhone 7 And 8 From Its Stores In Germany
In more bad news for Apple , the company’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models are not currently on sale in its own retail stores in Germany. This follows an injunction issued by a Munich court last month related to patent litigation brought by ...
AR Glasses Startup North Picks Up Intel’S Vaunt Patents
Intel’s loss, it seems, is North’s game. As first noted by The Verge , the startup has picked up the “technology portfolio” behind Vaunt, the AR glasses shuttered by the chipmaker in April year after a couple of glowing previews. North ...
Quantum Computing, Not AI, Will Define Our Future
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and ...