Protecting Intellectual Property in Augmented Reality

IP Watchdog

Augmented Reality (“AR”), along with Virtual Reality (“VR”), is rapidly growing in prominence and will be transformative to the way we live, work, learn and play. Both AR and VR will undoubtedly bring a whole set of novel IP issues for individuals, companies, IP practitioners and the courts.

Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution under Patent Prosecution Highway in the U.S., Europe, China, and Singapore

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Patent Prosecution Highway or PPH is a set of initiatives promulgated by participating patent offices around the world to accelerate patent prosecution in countries of the participating patent offices. months for non-PPH patent applications. Patents

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Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution Under Patent Prosecution Highway in Australia, Canada, South Korea, and Japan

Intellectual Property Law Blog

This is the second article of the multi-part series discussing benefits of prosecuting patents under Patent Prosecution Highway or PPH. As discussed in the first article, requirements to participate in PPH in each of the participating patent offices may differ slightly.

PCK Intellectual Property Seeks a Remote Patent Agent/Attorney

IP Watchdog

PCK Intellectual Property is seeking a remote independent contractor to fill a Patent Agent or Attorney position. This is a permanent, remote, part-time position.

Cozen O’Connor Is Seeking an Intellectual Property Associate

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Cozen O’Connor is seeking an associate attorney or patent agent to join the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. jobs Patent Agent Position Patent Attorney Position patent job patent jobs patent prosecution jobs

Frost Brown Todd is Seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate

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Frost Brown Todd is seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate Attorney with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution for the Cincinnati, OH, Dallas, TX, or Indianapolis, IN office.

Harrity & Harrity is Seeking a Remote Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent

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Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for superstar patent professionals to draft and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300® companies.

Harrity & Harrity is Seeking a Remote Patent Prosecution Attorney/Agent

IP Watchdog

Harrity & Harrity is looking for superstar patent professionals to draft and/or prosecute patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300® companies.

One Day Workshop on Intellectual property Rights in collaboration with CIPET, Bhubaneshwar and Biswajit Sarkar Advocates and IP Attorneys

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In the second half, Mr. Sarkar spoke on IPR and technology, by giving a brief as to how Intellectual Property Rights are related to technology. The highlights are: Meaning and types of Intellectual Property Rights Meaning of patents When can an invention be patented and when not.

Fish & Richardson Named a Top Firm for Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation, and Trademark by Managing IP

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Managing IP recently released its 2022 rankings for intellectual property work, recognizing the world’s most prominent firms across a range of practice areas.

5 KEY TAKEAWAYS: Ethics in Patent Prosecution

JD Supra Law

Saab recently presented “Ethics in Patent Prosecution” at the firm’s three-day CLE & Ski Series, KT Intellectual Property Seminar (KTIPS), in Colorado. Kilpatrick Townsend partners Gene Bernard and Karam J.

Fish Principals Author Article “Powering up” for Intellectual Property Magazine

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

With the spike in economic growth in the battery and electric vehicle (EV) industries, the IP world is seeing a commensurate spike in battery patenting activity. Read the full article on I ntellectual Property Magazine.

CAFC ‘Unambiguously’ Backs USPTO in AI as Inventor Fight

IP Watchdog

Vidal that an artificial intelligence (AI) machine does not qualify as an inventor under the Patent Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) ruled today in Thaler v.

Tillis, Leahy Introduce Legislation Mandating Reports, USPTO Improvements on Patent Quality

IP Watchdog

patent eligibility law, which is still to come. The bill announced today instead focuses on providing clarity around “what constitutes patent quality, the setting of patent quality metrics, and how the quality of work product performed by patent examiners is measured within the office.”.

Founders Legal promotes Attorney Kevin Bastuba to Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Team

LexBlog IP

Founders Legal® promotes Senior Patent Attorney Kevin Bastuba to Vice Chair. Bastuba, Senior Patent Associate. Kevin will serve as the new Vice-Chair of Intellectual Property and Patent Prosecution. Corporate & Commercial Intellectual Property

Hirshfeld Announces Timeline for Departure from USPTO

IP Watchdog

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Acting Deputy Director Drew Hirshfeld will step down from a nearly 30-year career with the Office on June 21, the USPTO announced today.

Who Were The Leading Australian Patent Prosecution Firms in 2021?

LexBlog IP

With significant increases in both standard and (especially) innovation patent applications , 2021 should have been a bumper year for patent attorneys operating in Australia. Read more » Intellectual Property

Vidal to Consider Revisions to Iancu’s Eligibility Guidance

IP Watchdog

In a Director’s Forum blog post published earlier today, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Kathi Vidal recounted the Office’s efforts over the last several years to make U.S.

Tips From a Former Examiner: Pre-Appeal Brief Review

IP Watchdog

Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) office actions on the merits, a patent applicant has the option to appeal the patent examiner’s decision rejecting one or more claims to a higher forum, i.e., the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). After two or more U.S.

Blow to AI, Clarity for Humans: Key Insights from the DABUS Rulings

IP Watchdog

The August 2019 announcement that two patent applications had been filed naming an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm as an inventor in the United States and a dozen other countries was regarded as disruptive and profound at the time.

On Remand from SCOTUS, CAFC Again Upholds Ruling for Hologic Based on Assignor Estoppel

IP Watchdog

s patent directed to a device for treating a uterus. Courts Federal Circuit IP News IPWatchdog Articles Litigation Patents US Supreme Court assignor estoppel CAFC intellectual property Minerva v. The U.S.

Hyatt Returns to SCOTUS with Request to Clarify Standard for Summary Judgment, APA Scope of Review Provisions

IP Watchdog

Gilbert Hyatt, an inventor who has been granted more than 70 patents and has filed more than 400 applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has petitioned the U.S.

Principals Moritz Ammelburg and Peter Fasse Author Managing IP Article “Coordinating Patent Prosecution in the U.S. and Europe”

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Moritz Ammelburg and Peter Fasse examine the patentability requirements and prosecution schemes in the US and Europe and how applicants can prepare applications that will best serve their needs in both jurisdictions. Inventorship in the US is a critical component of patent ownership.

Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

IIPRD

Thus, it would be right to say that in order to protect these assets that are of utmost significance to MSMEs, Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) would have to play an imperative role. Subsequently, several schemes and initiatives have been introduced in order to encourage MSMEs to protect their Intellectual Property (IP). This included reducing the amount required to file a patent and a design by 60 percent and 50 percent respectively.

Principals Moritz Ammelburg and Peter Fasse Author Managing IP Article “Coordinating Patent Prosecution in the U.S. and Europe”

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

Moritz Ammelburg and Peter Fasse examine the patentability requirements and prosecution schemes in the US and Europe and how applicants can prepare applications that will best serve their needs in both jurisdictions. Inventorship in the US is a critical component of patent ownership.

Data Show USPTO Patent Pro Bono Program is Working for Women and Minorities

IP Watchdog

Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Patent Pro Bono Program (PPBP) were African American or Black and 41% were female, according to the latest USPTO Director’s Blog. Thirty percent of respondents to a survey of applicants using the U.S.

CAFC Tells Gil Hyatt ‘GATT Bubble’ Application Properly Subject to Restriction Requirement

IP Watchdog

Inventor Gilbert Hyatt, who has been embroiled in litigation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for decades, lost his latest case at the U.S. Patent Application No. patent term to 20 years from the effective filing date, took effect on June 8, 1995.

Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution Under Patent Prosecution Highway in Australia, Canada, South Korea, and Japan

LexBlog IP

This is the second article of the multi-part series discussing benefits of prosecuting patents under Patent Prosecution Highway or PPH. As discussed in the first article, requirements to participate in PPH in each of the participating patent offices may differ slightly.

European Patent Filings Reached Record Number in 2021; Huawei Largest Applicant

IP Watchdog

There were 188,600 European patent applications filed last year, an annual increase of 4.5%, according to figures published by the European Patent Office (EPO) on April 5.

DABUS Sent Back to Drawing Board Following Reversal of Inventorship Decision by Australia Court

IP Watchdog

On April 13, 2022, the Federal Court of Australia, on appeal, reversed its 2021 decision that DABUS, an artificial intelligence (AI) machine, qualified as an inventor for a patent application under Australian law.

Benefits and Considerations for Patent Prosecution under Patent Prosecution Highway in the U.S., Europe, China, and Singapore

LexBlog IP

Patent Prosecution Highway or PPH is a set of initiatives promulgated by participating patent offices around the world to accelerate patent prosecution in countries of the participating patent offices. months for non-PPH patent applications.

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is Seeking a Biotechnology Patent Attorney/Agent

IP Watchdog

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property - Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, Life Sciences, Biology, Agriculture, Medicine.

DABUS Gets Its First Patent in South Africa Under Formalities Examination

IP Watchdog

South Africa’s patent office has granted the first patent for an invention conceived by an artificial intelligence (AI) inventor, DABUS. The notice of issuance was published in the July 2021 Patent Journal. .

Harrity & Harrity is Seeking a 5G Patent Attorney

IP Watchdog

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for a superstar patent professional to prosecute 5G patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300® companies.

Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe is Seeking a Patent Associate

IP Watchdog

located in Fairfax, VA, is seeking a Patent Attorney / Agent with 2+ years of experience as a registered patent attorney or patent agent. This associate will have the opportunity to work (remotely or onsite in Fairfax, VA) on a variety of patent prosecution projects.

Could Description Amendments Made During Prosecution at the European Patent Office Affect U.S. Litigation?

IP Watchdog

Earlier this year, the European Patent Office (EPO) updated some of its Guidelines for Examination in a way that potentially could affect U.S. patent litigation.

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Fish Principals Author Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal Article, “Strategic IP Considerations of Batteries and Energy Storage Solutions”

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

As the battery and electric vehicle (EV) industries continue to grow, in tandem the IP world is experiencing an increase in battery patenting activity. With these technical advances comes an increase in legal activity, including intellectual property (“IP”) filings and litigation.

Harrity & Harrity is Seeking a Patent Preparation & Prosecution Attorney

IP Watchdog

Harrity & Harrity, LLP is looking for remote patent professional superstars to prepare patent applications for leading global technology companies, including numerous Patent 300 companies.

HOW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW CAN SOLVE LITIGATION SURROUNDING THE HATCH-WAXMAN ACT BROUGHT BY THE COURT’S DECISION IN BRAEBURN V. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION

JIPL Online

In fact, over the centuries, patent law has developed a formal approach for evaluating a product’s “innovation.” The FDA can find comfort knowing that the law, particularly intellectual property (IP) law, has already defined “innovation.” By: Eddy Atallah. Introduction.

McNees Wallace & Nurick is Seeking a Patent Associate Attorney

IP Watchdog

McNees Wallace & Nurick, a Central PA-based law firm with a Mid-Atlantic practice, is actively recruiting an experienced patent associate attorney to join our Intellectual Property practice group.