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CASE OF THE WEEK Atlanta Gas Light Company v. Bennett Regulator Guards Inc., Appeal No. 2021-1759 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2022) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit...

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Aging baby boomers, exposed to a lifetime of loud music, are more demanding than past generations about the quality of what and how they hear... Read More »
The race is on to gain control of a new technology that has the power to reinvent banking and make transactions and other agreements between parties cheaper... Read More »
What do you get when you take three individual patent suits, two plaintiffs, three big-name defendants, four patents (two of which have been ruled invalid), and a... Read More »
If you happen to have an iPhone 4S handy, go ahead and ask Siri about a patent lawsuit that was filed April 25, 2012, in U.S. District Court for the District of... Read More »
Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has launched a suit alleging that Apple's use of Siri in its iPhone and future versions of its iPad infringes two U.S. ... Read More »
Question: what parts of the US government are most concerned with patents? Easy answer: the USPTO. Extra credit if you named the Federal District Courts, the venue... Read More »
"People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will... Read More »
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Jackie KellyIntel's plan does make me squeamish. I wonder how they will prevent people from simply covering up the camera. Not let you watch TV if the camera isn't getting reasonable data?
Jun 27, 2012
Richard BachnerA camera would be invasive, but I don't mind seeing targeted ads through TV. That's not a big deal, and beneficial in terms of showing you products you might be interested in. This reminds me of some of the contraversies over Facebook as well. What's interesting is that a lot of people are very concerned about what Facebook does with the data it collects as well, but its not even if Facebook's best interest to give that social data away. They want to hoard it. Whether companies are using Facebook ads directly or the 3rd party types of companies found at http://www.buyfacebookfansreviews.com for example, there's no way that outsiders get personally identifiable information about people through ads. I have to assume that TV ads would be the same way. I think cameras are a non-starter to be sure, but there's nothing wrong with improving ads as long as privacy is respected and people doing advertising don't get personal data such as emails, phone numbers, etc.
Jun 28, 2012
Members of the tech media are falling all over themselves to weigh in on the Microsoft Surface. Unveiled during what many refer to as an Apple-like spectacle, the... Read More »
What is a PC? Wikipedia defines a PC thusly: A personal computer (PC) is any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and original sales price make it... Read More »
There is no end in sight to the corporate patent wars in the courts today.  A few months ago I wrote about the ongoing battle between Motorola and Apple and... Read More »
  By Tarmo Virki              LONDON (Reuters) - The world's largest cellphone maker Nokia will unveil its... Read More »
  (Reuters) - Google Inc has spoken to at least two private equity firms about possibly helping them finance a deal to buy Yahoo Inc's core business, The ... Read More »
Samsung and Apple aren’t the only adversaries on the tech scene using intellectual property law against one another. That Google and Microsoft are bitter... Read More »
Specialty digital cameras that can offer more than 1 gigapixel of resolution have been discussed for a few years, and Microsoft is the latest to explore such... Read More »
The smart phone arena and its lure are such that they have prompted Google to erupt its feelings out for its competitors. And Google is not to be blamed much for the... Read More »
Consider a hypothetical situation where the MD of ‘Techomigo’, a budding small software-technology company, receives a notice of infringement one fine... Read More »
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Pritesh KasliwalNot to Mention the famous RIM (Manufacturer of Blackberry) case, where the patent troll company won $612.5 M. Patent troll is an unethical business, indeed.
Jul 29, 2011
Nishant BoraIndeed, compulsory licenses can only provide effective solution to the multiplying trolls. Otherwise, the law is such that presently, functioning of trolls cannot be categorized as illegal under any statute.
Jul 27, 2011
Nortel’s portfolio of intellectual property patents sold on Friday for a whopping $4.5 billion, in what’s being touted as the biggest patent auction in... Read More »
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Gena PatentConsidering the company's bidding strategy on the Nortel patents, one has to wonder whether Google was ever very serious about its bid. If so, hopefully it learned its lesson: next time, instead of Pi, go with Feigenbaum's constant ($4,669,201,609).http://www.generalpatent.com/media/videos/gpc-ceo-alex-poltorak-interviewed-about-nortel-patent-auction
Jul 12, 2011
Anonymous Google has already been affected by litigations related to Android but not necessarily directly through HTC, ... http://www.patexia.com/community/news/240
Jul 7, 2011
  On 23rd June 2011, Microsoft obtained a patent in U.S. titled ‘Legal Intercept’ which is claimed to be capable of spying over the internet... Read More »
  Licensing is one of the most important and most common transaction formats for commercializing information and information assets today. We live in an... Read More »
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Nishant Boraits quite informative for starters
Jun 30, 2011
  The initial purpose of a domain name was to provide an address for computers on the Internet. Just like we have postal addresses for buildings in the... Read More »
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