CALL FOR TRYOUTS – USPTO National Patent Application Drafting Competition

IPilogue

We invite you to participate in the tryouts for the annual Patent Application Drafting Competition (PADC)! Students interested in trying out for Osgoode’s PADC team must submit answers to our patent drafting skills exercise by 3 pm on Friday, October 22, 2021. About the Patent Drafting Competition. Team patent applications will be due on January 16, 2022. We look forward to another great year at the Patent Drafting Competition!

It’s All in the Hardware: Overcoming 101 Rejections in Computer Networking Technology Classes

IP Watchdog

Technologies such as computer networking, which, unlike software inventions, typically incorporate at least some hardware elements, may be less vulnerable to rejection under the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank.

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Full Patent Protection vs. a Provisional Patent Application

TraskBritt Intellectual Property

The cost savings of filing a provisional patent application without consulting a professional are certainly tempting. However, such a strategy may ultimately cost more in the long run, including possibly costing valuable patent protection. What is a Provisional Patent Application?

Tesla’s Lasers on Vehicle Patent

TraskBritt Intellectual Property

In May of 2019, Tesla filed a patent application for “Pulsed Laser Cleaning of Debris Accumulated on Glass Articles in Vehicles and Photovoltaic Assemblies.” The Tesla laser patent application also considers using the technology to clean debris from photovoltaic solar panels.

How to review a draft patent application and provide useful comments

Patent Trademark Blog

What kinds of comments are useful in revising a draft patent application? So your patent attorney has send you a first draft of your utility patent application for your review. You’re not sure what to do, so you read my helpful tips on how to review a draft patent application. What patent review comments would help your patent attorney draft a better patent application? How should you review patent drawings?

Getting a patent: how long does it take, and can AI speed things up?

IP Blog

In our fast-paced business world, it can be tempting to look for shortcuts wherever possible, including in the patent drafting process. While this impulse is understandable, if it comes at the cost of the quality of your patent application, such a strategy might backfire.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part Two Of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact. patents,” Office of the Chief Economist, IP Data Highlights (October 2020). Note: First published in The Intellectual Property Strategist and Law.com.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part One Of Three

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact. patents,” Office of the Chief Economist, IP Data Highlights (October 2020). See USPTO, 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance, 84 Fed.

How long does it take to get a patent in 2021? And what about COVID-19?

TraskBritt Intellectual Property

An applicant secures a patent after successfully prosecuting the patent application at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). When the USPTO believes an application embodies an invention worthy of a patent, the USPTO grants a Notice of Allowance.

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part Two Of Three

LexBlog IP

Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact. patents,” Office of the Chief Economist, IP Data Highlights (October 2020).

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part Three Of Three

LexBlog IP

Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact. patents,” Office of the Chief Economist, IP Data Highlights (October 2020).

Artificial Intelligence And Subject Matter Eligibility In U.S. Patent Office Appeals – Part One Of Three

LexBlog IP

Artificial intelligence is changing industry and society, and metrics at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reflect its impact. patents,” Office of the Chief Economist, IP Data Highlights (October 2020).

Schemes, Policies And Programmes For Patent Facilitation

IIPRD

SIPP is envisaged to facilitate the protection of Patents , Trademarks , and Designs of innovative and interesting start-ups. Patent. Patent Facilitation Programme (TIFAC). Patent Facilitation Programme (PFP) of Department of Science and Technology has established Patent Facilitating Cell (PFC) at TIFAC with an aim to create awareness and training program on IPR in the country, to extend assistance on protecting IPRs to the inventors from Govt. Patent searches.