Two days before World IP Day, on April 24, the Supreme Court of the United States relinquished significant judicial authority for patents to the executive
Not all patent owners agree the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) is a fairer forum for vetting patent quality today. While some believe that
One of the biggest obstacle to inventors today may the system created to protect them. Research cardiologist Tory Norred thinks so. In a recent
Cybersecurity firm Blue Coat Systems has decided to opt-out of an initial public offering and sell itself to software security leader Symantec for $4.65 billion.
Stopping new inventions dead in their tracks by making them “automatically” unpatentable might sound like a good idea to some. However, programming a computer to
After declining 9% in 2015 from the 2014 fiscal year Patent Trial and Appeal Board-instituted inter partes reviews (IPRs) have leveled off. Instituted reviews were at 74%