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November Patent News: Tech Is Getting Smaller and More Portable

In today’s world, it is becoming harder and harder to continue without being connected, so companies are doing what they can to make technology work in your favor, whether for business or leisure. This month’s patents show us new ways to stay safe and also give us a look at how Sony will be changing the game with their next console and headset.

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Patent News October: Patents Aren’t Just Fun and Games

It’s important to remember that patents can be issued not just for life-saving medical equipment – and hopefully diagnostic methods – but also on board games, like Monopoly. And these patents can be developed by anyone, male or female. However, even if your patented game says you will earn 15% more for your endeavors if you are female, this doesn’t always translate to the real world. Sometimes the best you can hope for is a little credit on the box. For now, anyway.

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September Patent News: Entertainment Innovation on the Move While Foldable Phones Are Still Only in Our Dreams

Ford has introduced an idea to bring the entertainment with you in the car while projecting it outside. Some previously patented technology is back for another round, and a Federal Circuit case shows that courts are willing to show flexibility in interpreting the law as it relates to “substantial equivalents.”

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August Patent News: Present Day Science Fiction -  Contact Lens AR, Solar-Powered Smartphones, and AI Inventors

 

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July Patent News: Summer Refreshment with Water Balloons and Tom Terrific

With summer upon us, it’s a good time to get refreshed. Perhaps some water balloons? Make sure they’re Bunch O Balloons, who were ruled to have exclusive rights to their patent. But that should be obvious, shouldn’t it? We’ll help you decide.

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June Patent News: Congress to Help IP, Amazon Helps Prevent Theft, and Automakers Help Themselves

Who would steal Christmas presents from your front porch? Amazon is working on a solution that will give you—and the police—the answer. Also going on in the world: fewer lawsuits and clearer patent legislation. Read on to see the good that is coming to the world of IP.

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Patent News: Peace Between Technology Companies is Good News for All; Effective Ransomware Detection in the Works

The news of Apple and Qualcomm laying down their swords is the big news in the world of IP, as the technology giant concedes the recognition of Qualcomm’s advances. The decision affects more than just those two companies. And more optimism is found in PayPal’s patent that could do a great deal to keep their customer’s accounts safe.

Patent News: Cool New Patents on the Way

Some cool new patents emerged this month, but the real news seems to be on the legal side, with a new Chief Judge for the PTAB named and more news from the Apple/Qualcomm lawsuits. Let’s take a look.

Patent News: Women’s Accomplishments May Not Be What’s Expected; Apple Moves on with Recognition Technology

Welcome to March, otherwise known as Women’s History Month. As we celebrate what women have done here in America, we’re also taking note of what women are doing in the world of IP. In the meantime, Apple continues to blaze the trail in the simplification of unlocking smart devices.

Patent News: Technology is Becoming More Flexible; The Government is Not

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