Patent Law

What President Trump Doesn’t Know About ZTE

David Kline Contributor David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor Where human intelligence outperforms AI A new (old) way for product mak

A peace plan to end the wireless wars

Boris Teksler Contributor Boris Teksler is the former licensing chief at Apple and current chief executive of the patent licensing company Conversant IP. Joe Siino Contributor Joseph Siino is the form

Home decorating gets a new AR toolkit thanks to Intellectual Ventures’ new incubator

Taking another step toward shedding its reputation as the tech industry's most notorious patent troll, Intellectual Ventures is launching the first company from its incubator. The company's ISF Incuba

Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development

If you’ve been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withdrawing, from pure research. But on the ground,

Ending patent wars will be a huge boon to the tech industry

Because of these patent wars and patent trolls, technology companies are divesting huge resources to defend themselves rather than advancing their innovations. This is the equivalent of nuclear arms r

Patent Reform Tries Again

Patent reform, long a decidedly unsexy topic best discussed over a strong espresso, has been a hot topic in recent years. Even though Congress substantially overhauled the patent system just three and

JDate Is Suing JSwipe Over The Letter ‘J’, Here’s What My Bubbie Would Have Said

"Der oylam is a goylem." It means "the world is stupid" in Yiddish. Today, Forbes unearthed a lawsuit from late last year that Jewish dating site JDate's parent company filed against an app call

First-To-File Patent Law Is Imminent, But What Will It Mean?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <em>Leonid (“Lenny”) Kravets is a patent attorney at Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario and Nadel, LLP in Philadelphia, PA, focusing on patent prosecution and intellectual prop

Does Apple’s HTC Agreement Indicate A Softening Of Its Approach To Patent Litigation?

Apple and HTC today announced jointly a settlement of all ongoing patent litigation between the two, in a licensing agreement with a 10-year term, any further terms of which were not released. Many wi

Patent Law 101: What’s Wrong And Ways To Make It Right

Patent blogs were lit up after the Supreme Court’s decision in <i>Prometheus v. Mayo</i>. Some have hailed the decision as a “<a href="http://opensource.com/law/12/3/prometheus-bound-important-pre