Patents

Quantum Computing Boost From Vapour Stabilising Technique

A technique to stabilise alkali metal vapour density using gold nanoparticles, so electrons can be accessed for applications including quantum computing, atom cooling and precision measurements, has been patented by scientists at the University of...
Related topics: Quantum, Physics, Electrons

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Always-listening Alexa Could Skip The Wake Word – If You Trusted It

A newly published Amazon patent application details technology that would enable Alexa to listen to what you say before you summon her. The ‘pre-wakework speech processing’ ability would support phrases that put the wake word...
Related topics: Amazon

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New Patent Would Make It Easier To Store Your Surface Type Cover

Microsoft has published a new patent which, if brought to production, could make it easier to store your Surface Pro Type cover while using your PC in tablet mode. Currently, when using your Surface in tablet mode you either need to remove the Type...
Related topics: Microsoft Surface, Microsoft, Tablets

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Nielsen Using Patent Monopolies To Act Like A Monopolist

For many years, we've highlighted how patents are monopolies and they provide monopolistic power. Indeed, the founders of the US recognized this. James Madison was quite skeptical: "But grants of this sort can be justified in very peculiar...

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Senators Alexander And Murray Release Bipartisan Plan To Lower Health Costs

Bipartisan legislation, prepared by Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Patty Murray, proposes plans to deal with surprise medical bills, prescription drug patents, price transparency and vaccine messaging.(Image credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Related topics: Vaccines

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Sony Envisions 'clothes' With Haptic Feedback For Psvr

Sony might have grander virtual reality ambitions for the PlayStation 5 beyond a headset and traditional controllers to let you play games Ready Player One-style in a body suit. It filed a patent for a VR glove with haptic feedback, and suggested...
Related topics: Sony, Playstation

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Koh-mg: Qualcomm Guilty Of Abusing Chip Patent Monopoly, Biz Promises To Appeal

Snapdragon giant 'strangled competition' and forced others to pay unfair fees Qualcomm abused its monopoly on critical chip patents for decades, a US federal judge in California said on Wednesday in a decision with radical implications for the...
Related topics: Qualcomm (business)

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Petitions Of The Week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address the validity of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure Section 1207.04, under what circumstances a criminal defendant pursuing a second or successive motion under 28...
Related topics: Petitions

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Sign This Petition To Stop Craig Wright From Copyrighting The Bitcoin White Paper

An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim to the fact he authored the original Bitcoin white paper. In an attempt to scratch his latest...
Related topics: Petitions, Bitcoin

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Ftc Wins Antitrust Lawsuit Against Qualcomm, Appeal To Follow

The FTC today won its antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm over the chipmaker's anticompetitive business practices. As first reported by legal expert Florian Mueller on his blog FOSS Patents, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has ruled that...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Qualcomm

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Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Allows Efficiency, Speed In Production

The idea of smart glasses from Google first came about in 2012 when Larry Page showed off the Project Glass. He snapped a photo using the pair and the company soon started stacking up patents to protect the technology. Soon, sample videos and photos...
Related topics: Google Glass, Google, Science Photos, Science Videos

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“can You Patent The Sun?”

I have access to too many articles on a daily basis to the point of where I can not read them all much less write on each topic. This particular one emanates from SWI or Swiss Info High Pharma Margins Squeeze Health Systems by Jessica Davis Plüss....

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Care/don’t Care Review: Ufc Rochester Review & Off-topic Stuff

Sorry cry babies! Eugene S. Robinson & John S. Nash, along with moderator Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care REVIEW of ‘Dos Anjos vs Lee’ and since it’s a non-event week, we...

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Full Moon Patents: Disney’s ‘paintcopter’ And Amazon’s ‘decentralized’ Drone

Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all....
Related topics: Moon, Space, Disney, Amazon, Drones

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Big Pharma Companies Accused Of Conspiring To Inflate Prices Of Over 100 Generic Drugs By Up To...

At the heart of patents lies a quid pro quo. In return for a time-limited, government-backed intellectual monopoly, companies place their inventions in the public domain after the patent has expired. The theory is that granting patents encourages...

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Big Pharma Companies Accused Of Conspiring To Inflate Prices Of Over 100 Generic Drugs By Up To...

At the heart of patents lies a quid pro quo. In return for a time-limited, government-backed intellectual monopoly, companies place their inventions in the public domain after the patent has expired. The theory is that granting patents encourages...

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Patent Reveals Apple’s Radical Plan For In-display Fingerprint Scanners

When Apple launched the iPhone X and its successors, it felt like Touch ID for the iPhone was pretty much dead, and that facial recognition is the future that Apple will be embracing. However, interestingly enough, not everyone thinks that. In fact,...
Related topics: Apple, Iphone, Mobile Technology

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Amazon Granted Patent For Bitcoin-style System To Fight Ddos Attacks

Cryptocurrency rumor mongers are likely to be dancing today as Amazon has successfully filed a patent for a Bitcoin-styled Proof-of-Work system. But don’t get ahead of yourself, it doesn’t look like the Seattle-based ecommerce giant will be...
Related topics: Amazon, Bitcoin

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Judge Alsup Slams Patent Troll For Basically Everything

Lots of folks probably remember Judge William Alsup from the Google/Oracle mess, in which he seemed to be one of the few reasonable people in the room, who actually took the time to understand the deeper technical issues. Alsup has quite a...
Related topics: Patent Trolls, Google, Google (GOOG), Oracle (business)

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Samsung And Huawei Reportedly Settle 3-year Smartphone Legal Dispute

Rival tech giants Samsung and Huawei have both agreed to drop their respective smartphone patent lawsuits against one another, according to local Chinese media.The two companies’ legal dispute started in May 2016 when Huawei sued Samsung in...
Related topics: Samsung, Mobile Technology, Huawei, Lawsuits

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