Patexia Rss Feed Patexia Rss Feed Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:27:43 +0000 Samsung's Take on Smart Glass Technology Samsung Galaxy Glass (or Gear Glass, official name still pending) has been teased by a recent patent filed in the Korean Patent Office which shows a compact heads-up display in front of a would be user's right eye. The patent describes the technology as being constructed from "a transparent synthetic resin" with a device to offer "wearable augmented reality and real life experience of being able to listen to a variety of sources." Samsung patents Google Glass... Samsung's Take on Smart Glass Technology() at Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:04 +0000 Kaspersky Patents Cloud Protection System The USPTO has issued US Patent 8,661,547 to antivirus and internet security software provider Kaspersky Lab. The patent describes a technology, which is currently deployed in Kaspersky Security Network, that safeguards cloud services against false information that could be sent to them. Kaspersky Lab Patents Method, System for Protecting Cloud Services | Talkin' Cloud content from Talkin' Cloud Kaspersky Lab has obtained a patent for a method and system for protecting cloud services from... Kaspersky Patents Cloud Protection System() at Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:25:36 +0000 April 10th - USPTO Roundtable on the Use of Crowdsourcing From 12:30 - 5:00 PM EDT today (4/10) the USPTO will be holding a roundtable event to solicit public opinions regarding the use of crowdsourcing and third-party preissuance submissions to identify relevant prior art and enhance the quality of patent examination. If you were able to register by the deadline you can simply webcast and listen in on the presentations. Patexia's very own Pedram Sameni will be among the presenters so be sure to keep your ears open for that. Roundtable on... April 10th - USPTO Roundtable on the Use of Crowdsourcing() at Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:32:10 +0000 Lenovo Continues the Shopping Spree Lenovo announced last week that it has purchased a mobile technology portfolio of over 3,800 patent families, including standard essential patents for 3G and LTE technologies, from Tokyo based NEC Corporation. This deal comes on the heels of the PC maker's $2.91B acquisition of Google's Motorola Mobility handset business and a purchase of 21 patent families owned by Unwired Planet for $100M. Lenovo buys mobile, 3G, LTE technology patent portfolio | ZDNet The PC maker has purchased... Lenovo Continues the Shopping Spree() at Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:03:46 +0000 Apple Patents Transparent Texting A patent originally filed by Apple in 2012 has gained some recent media attention alongside the oftentimes hilarious outcomes of the situation that it is seeking to address. By placing a text box over a live video screen the company hopes to help its customers avoid falling into fountains or bumping into poles while reading and writing messages. Prolonged use of the rear-facing camera is very battery intensive so the technology has not yet been built into existing iPhones... Apple Patents Transparent Texting() at Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:15:38 +0000 Bayer Sells Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Patents Bayer AG announced yesterday that it plans to divest itself from the fundamental IP generated through its recent research on carbon nanotubes and graphene compounds. FutureCarbon GmbH, based in Bayreuth, Germany, will acquire the bulk of the patents developed over the last 10 years. Bayer Sells Patents For Carbon Nanotubes And Graphenes, Terms Undisclosed - ( - Bayer AG (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) Monday said that after concluding its research work on carbon... Bayer Sells Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Patents() at Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:08:25 +0000 Alice v CLS Bank With oral arguments for Alice v CLS Bank today, here's a quick primer to get you caught up! How far will the Supreme Court go to stop patent trolls? | Ars Technica Today's case: An Australian patent holder's idea boils down to 7 lines of code. Alice v CLS Bank() at Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:58:40 +0000 Round 2 for Apple and Samsung Here's a great primer for round 2 of Apple vs Samsung and their patent litigation. Round two: Apple and Samsung suit up for another billion dollar patent war | The Verge On a warm summer’s afternoon two years ago, a group of jurors secretly exited a San Jose courthouse, avoiding a swarm of reporters and news cameras. They had just reached a verdict on what was... Round 2 for Apple and Samsung() at Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:57:38 +0000 Facebook Buys Oculus VR for $2B Facebook announced on Tuesday that it is buying virtual reality startup Oculus VR for $2B ($400M in cash and 21.3M shares of Facebook stock). In a statement Mark Zuckerberg said "...Oculus has the chance to create the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play, and communicate." This latest acquisition comes as the dust from a recent $19B purchase of Whatsapp is still settling over Silicon Valley. Facebook Buys Oculus, Virtual Reality Gaming Startup, For $2 Billion... Facebook Buys Oculus VR for $2B() at Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:03:03 +0000 Box Files IPO Cloud storage company Box has submitted its S-1 documentation to the SEC as it begins the process of filing an IPO and going public. The filing claims that Box has over 34,000 paying organizations and over 25 million total members, however the company's net losses have increased steadily over the past few years raising questions about its ability to eventually turn a profit. Box beats Dropbox to IPO filing | VentureBeat | Cloud | by Eric Blattberg Box Files IPO() at Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:16:33 +0000 Patent litigators drop lawsuits against Overstock gets a breather from patent litigation as plantiffs drop their lawsuits against the online retailer. Patent trolls drop lawsuits against Two patent trolls drop lawsuits against, after the discount online retailer fights back against bogus litigation claims Patent litigators drop lawsuits against at Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:17:17 +0000 SCOTUS Blog Publishes Argument Preview of the Software Patent Case With Alice v CLS Bank oral argument a week from this Monday, here's an argument preview about the software patents case before the Supreme Court. Argument preview: Justices have chance to provide final solution to quandary about patenting software : SCOTUSblog SCOTUS Blog Publishes Argument Preview of the Software Patent Case() at Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:19:39 +0000 NXT-ID Patents the "Un-Password" Biometric authentication company NXT-ID Inc has submitted patent application No. 14/049175 for The Un-Password: Risk-aware end-to-end multi-factor authentication via dynamic pairing. The patent represents an advancement in biometric and cryptographic authentication and a step towards the company's next generation payment and identity product, the Wocket. NXT-ID Patents the "Un-Password"() at Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:29:08 +0000 Enhancing IP protection amid increased globalization According to the WIPO and the EPO, top 3 patent generating companies are Japan, the US, and Germany! Enhancing IP protection amid increased globalization | The Japan Times The Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) held its 13th JIPA IP Symposium in Tokyo on Feb. 24 to raise awareness of importance of intellectual pro Enhancing IP protection amid increased globalization() at Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:58:07 +0000 Protecting Crowdfunders' IP KarmaKrowd, a new crowdfunding site that caters to inventors, startups, and entrepreneurs looking to protect their IP, has officially launched its new beta testing program which will accept 25 applicants as an initial stress test. The platform is designed to help individuals and organizations file patents and copyrights before launching a crowdfunding campaign and all beta testers will be given zero upfront costs on legal services. KarmaKrowd Protects Crowdfunder's Intellectual Property (IP)... Protecting Crowdfunders' IP() at Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:07:12 +0000 Supreme Court's Decision will Soon Shed Some Light on Software Patents Is The Supreme Court About To Rule That Software Is Ineligible For Patent Protection? - Forbes If the Court decides that software is not eligible, the Court will destroy numerous patents in the software field. Supreme Court's Decision will Soon Shed Some Light on Software Patents() at Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:12:03 +0000 Auto industry files 18% more international patents in 2013 The auto industry's international patent filings jumped 18 percent in 2013, the World Intellectual Property Organization said today, in part reflecting a push for new technologies to lower exhaust emissions. Auto industry files 18% more international patents in 2013 Auto industry files 18% more international patents in 2013() at Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:45:59 +0000 Nokia Patents Ribbon-Like Battery Nokia has been granted a patent for malleable batteries that roll in on themselves. The batteries, which are designed for use with "multi-function portable electronic devices" have added fuel to the rumors that commercially available flexible smartphones are on the horizon. Nokia patents rollable battery, sparks flexible smartphone rumors - Tech News - Digital Spy Nordic phone maker patents phone batteries that roll in on themselves. Nokia Patents Ribbon-Like Battery() at Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:32:29 +0000 Penn State to auction intellectual property licenses Penn State to auction intellectual property licenses | Penn State University Penn State plans to auction some good ideas. From March 31 through April 11, the University will conduct what is expected to be the first of many auction-style events to license intellectual property in a variety of categories. Winning bidders in this first auction will obtain licensing rights to patents derived from faculty research in the College of Engineering. Penn State to auction intellectual property licenses() at Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:02:36 +0000 Crowdsourcing Effort to Find MH370 We have a great community of crowdsourcing enthusiasts. We hope you'll consider contributing to the effort to find MH370. Our thoughts and prayers with the friends and family of the missing. Join the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight | The Verge Authorities have yet to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously lost contact with air traffic control on over the weekend, but a satellite operator in the US hopes that... Crowdsourcing Effort to Find MH370() at Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:09:04 +0000