12/12/2019

CPA Global joins forces with the Open Register of Patent Ownership (ORoPO) to drive the future of IP

Increased transparency into the ownership of patents will fuel future innovation CPA Global®, a leading IP management and technology company, is actively supporting the Open Register of Patent Ownership (ORoPO) – a non-profit organisation that aims to improve transparency and openness around patent ownership data. Supported by companies including IBM, Microsoft, ARM and BAE Systems, […]

Google pledges not to sue open-source developers for patent infringement

These days it seems every time the word ‘patent’ is mentioned it is usually followed by ‘lawsuit.’ In a refreshing change of pace, Google is doing just the opposite. Today the company has taken the Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge, which states that they will not take legal action against distributors and developers of open-source […]

Apple patent shows shoe sensor for information on sole death

If you’ve got a pair of shoes that are so old that your feet touch the ground, you’re going to need a new pair – this will no longer have to be a scenario where you have to make that judgement if Apple’s newest patent application is realized. In the application revealed this week, Apple […]

Apple and Samsung add array of devices to patent lawsuit

It has been a while since we last heard about the patent war between Apple and Samsung, but that doesn’t mean the two companies haven’t been busy going at each other. Earlier today, it was ruled that both companies can introduce new gadgets into their ongoing lawsuit, including the iPhone 5 and Galaxy Note II. […]

USPTO Wants To Fix Software Patent Process, Seeks Public Discussion

The US Patent and Trademark Office wants to fix the horribly broken US patent system as it pertains to software and the agency is asking for help from the public. The Federal Register on Friday announced that it would hold events in New York City and Silicon Valley. The meetings are meant to solicit comments and […]

Sony Patent Looks To Block Used Games On Future Consoles

The publication of a recent patent application suggests that Sony is looking to block people from playing used games on upcoming consoles. Rumors that game companies are looking for a way to crack down on second-hand games is nothing new. However, this tech patent application suggests Sony is taking steps to prevent people from playing […]

Sony Patent Looks To Block Used Games On Future Consoles

The publication of a recent patent application suggests that Sony is looking to block people from playing used games on upcoming consoles. Rumors that game companies are looking for a way to crack down on second-hand games is nothing new. However, this tech patent application suggests Sony is taking steps to prevent people from playing […]

Apple drops Samsung Galaxy S III Mini from patent case

Mark one in the win column, folks. Apple has dropped Samsung’s latest device, the Galaxy S III Mini, from its patent case against the Korean-based company. Apple agreed in a court filing to drop its infringement claims against the Galaxy S III Mini. Apple initially included the device because it was available for sale through […]

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