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The Positive and Negative Impacts of Patent Litigation on Innovation: A Closer Look

Patent litigation, the process of taking legal action over alleged infringement of a patent, can have a significant impact on innovation. Patents are intended to provide inventors with ...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Grace Instrument Industries, LLC v. Chandler Instruments Company, LLC, Appeal No. 2021-2370 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 12, 2023) In an appeal from the U.S. District Court for...

5 Common Defenses to Patent Infringement: How to Avoid Liability

If you have been accused of infringing on a patent, you may be able to avoid liability by raising one of the following common defenses: The patent is invalid because it is not novel...

Where Is Intellectual Property Policy Headed in 2023?

By Michael Rosen AEIdeas “It’s tough to make predictions,” Yogi Berra once said, “especially about the future.” This Yogiism continues to ring true...

Can Patents Claim Categorically? Supreme Court to hear Amgen v. Sanofi this term

Written by: Philip M. Nelson In 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi to decide whether an inventor must describe every example...

It’s Not the Size of the Chamber That Matters, It’s How You Describe It in the Intrinsic Record

Written by: Brandon G. Smith GRACE INSTRUMENT INDUS. V. CHANDLER INSTRUMENTS CO. Before Chen, Cunningham, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the...

Patexia Insight 164: US Trademarks and Patents Declined in 2022

In March and April, we plan to release our Patent Intelligence Report and Trademark Intelligence Report, which will cover patent and trademark prosecution in the past five years. These ...

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Written by Benjamin Anger and Vikas Bhargava In a final written decision in Duncan Parking Tech., Inc. v. IPS Group Inc., IPR2016-00067, Paper 29 (P.TA.B. Mar... Read More »
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it's also relevant for solar panel efficiency. "A dirty solar panel can reduce its power capabilities by up to 30... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Toronto have created the world’s most efficient colloidal quantum dot  (CQD) solar cells ever. The researchers’... Read More »
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has created a new system to accurately and quickly measure the electrical power output of solar energy... Read More »
Photovoltaics are the ultimate source of clean and renewable energy, but today’s technologies utilize relatively scarce and expensive semiconductors that are... Read More »
When UCLA researcher Yang Yang looks out a window, he sees opportunity. Yang's focus isn't on what's beyond the window, but the window itself --... Read More »
North Carolina State University researchers have devised a new nanoscale “sandwich” design technique for thin-film solar cells, creating significantly slimmer cells... Read More »
The two biggest challenges facing the development of photovoltaic solar cells are cost and efficiency. Solar cells are still relatively expensive to fabricate, mostly ... Read More »
Fundamentally, most of the energy we use on the earth comes from the sun -- from fossil fuels to wind and photovoltaics. Nature has been evolutionarily perfecting... Read More »
Graphene is a promising replacement for the materials with which we currently construct electronics. Particularly in the field of solar technology, graphene is useful ... Read More »
The Power Conversion -- Intelligent Motion (PCIM) conference kicks off today in Nuremburg, Germany, and touts record-setting attendance for a power electronics... Read More »
Dye-sensitized solar cells are not an entirely new technology. By coating standard semiconductors in photovoltaic cells, researchers are able to increase the amount... Read More »
Saving energy and greener methods of generating energy are always at the forefront of peoples’ minds during the spring time, especially around Earth Day... Read More »
A team at George Washington University has demonstrated a new solar process that can produce lime (CaO) for cement without any emission of carbon dioxide, and at... Read More »
In June and July 2014, Brazil will be hosting the renowned World Cup. Bold plans are underway for making the month long tournament a sustainable event. Brazil's... Read More »
Transmission system operators must assess precisely the supply of electricity from renewable energies for the next day in order to market this electricity on the... Read More »
With approval of the Environmental Impact Review on its 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project, SolarReserve hopes to soon get started on a new pair of ... Read More »
Concentrated solar power (CSP) brings a value to the energy table that photovoltaic technology (PV) just doesn't have. That's the ability to store daytime... Read More »
GE has built up an arsenal of solutions to tackle energy problems lately. The company’s flexible power plants like FlexEfficiency 50 or jet-fired aeroderivative ... Read More »
CRES (the Colorado Renewable Energy Society) has formed partnerships with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) and Urban Farmers Collaborative to develop a 2.5 acre... Read More »
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