Patent Lawsuits

More Samsung devices added to Apple Patent Complaint More Samsung devices added to Apple Patent Complaint

According to Jordan Crook at CrunchGear, Apple’s updated filing includes the Droid... 

Moving Away from Billable Hours in Patent Litigation Moving Away from Billable Hours in Patent Litigation

William Lee, patent litigator and co-managing partner at Wilmer Hale, will be discussing... 

Medtronic wins $57M amid a sea of payouts Medtronic wins $57M amid a sea of payouts

In the first phase of a patent infringement lawsuit Minneapolis medical device giant... 

Jury tells Microsoft to fork over $200M Jury tells Microsoft to fork over $200M

SteveB isn't worried about the case A Texas jury sided with Toronto’s i4i... 

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New Patents & Inventions

Apple Issued Solar Power Patent Apple Issued Solar Power Patent

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has just released a series of newly issued Apple... 

Universities Provide Ideas, Receive Licenses Universities Provide Ideas, Receive Licenses

When people think of inventors, often times they focus on individuals, disregarding... 

New Ford Engine Patent New Ford Engine Patent

A recent patent filing by Ford reveals that the automobile company has developed... 

Pfizer Combating Patent Loss with New Drug Pfizer Combating Patent Loss with New Drug

Pfizer knows that the days are numbered for its $1.2 billion drug, Detrol.  With... 

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Who's Who: Patent Inventors, Attorneys and Judges

Moving Away from Billable Hours in Patent Litigation Moving Away from Billable Hours in Patent Litigation

William Lee, patent litigator and co-managing partner at Wilmer Hale, will be discussing fixed fees and the state of patent litigation for clients and law firms on a webinar at November 12, 2009 at 2:00PM. Intellectual Property Owners Association’s weekly one-hour webinar on current topics in IP, hosted by Pamela Sherrid, former editor of IP... [Read more of this review]

Raymond Van Dyke: Merchant & Gould partner in DC Raymond Van Dyke: Merchant & Gould partner in DC

Raymond Van Dyke is a partner at Merchant & Gould’s Washington, D.C. office and focuses his practice in technology and intellectual property counseling, procurement, licensing, and litigation. Ray has nearly 20 years experience representing technology companies in the intellectual property area, including strategic counseling, patent and... [Read more of this review]

Senator to Shield Banks From Patent Lawsuit Senator to Shield Banks From Patent Lawsuit

Senator Jon Kyl, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is pushing for legislation that would protect banks from a patent infringement lawsuit.  As reported by CNNMoney.com, the suit is related to electronic imaging and the processing of checks.  While the Judiciary panel is scheduled to look at a patent reform bill today, it’s been hinted... [Read more of this review]

‘Pick Up Artist’ Granted Patent ‘Pick Up Artist’ Granted Patent

Sometimes the USPTO publishes applications that make you sit back and say, “Really?” One strong example is a patent I stumbled upon earlier today that is titled “Interpersonal Pursuit Method.”  Although it was published on February 14, 2008, the author is Erik von Markovik, better known as ”The Pick Up Artist.” ... [Read more of this review]

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