Patents: A Potential Source of Revenue for Cash Strapped Universities

In one of its kind, the patent infringement suit filed by Boston University against e-giant Apple Inc. is a new example of keenness of universities to safeguard their intellectual property and also to earn cash. According to a patent expert at Law School of Stanford University, Mr. Mark Lemley, there has been a significant rise in law suits filed by …

Sunshine in oncology therapeutics – “Extended Dicer Substance”

Dicerna pharmaceutical is working as a new hope for the people suffering from cancer and other lethal diseases. Dicerna being a biopharmaceutical company uses RNA interference (RNAi) to treat cancer by their new introduced Dicer substrate technology™ platform and encore™ lipid nanoparticle of carting science. With the indemnification from USPTO …

Microsoft Cloud Storage SkyDrive loses TM lawsuit to BSkyB in EU

Microsoft cloud storage, “Sky Drive” which is becoming very popular these days is now under trouble. Microsoft lost a case with British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) at UK high court in London. They said Microsoft to either change the name “Sky Drive” which is the name of their cloud storage system or to pay compensation to BSkyB. On June 28, 2013, …

Patent Infringement Case – Ban Apple’s iPhone5?

Apple Inc. has been sued for patent infringement by Boston University, and has attempted a ban on its devices like iphone 5, ipad and MacBook Air . Secernated trustees of academic institution lodged a complaint in the Massachusetts federal court that Apple Inc’s products contain a “gallium nitride thin film semiconductor device” that is still …

Growing Ember on Patent Issues at White House

After the announcement of Obama on patent policy at White House it works like adding fuel to the fire of legislative debate. Although it succeeded on creating headlines but when it comes to the part of curing the playful mood of the private law firms and get on balance cart of making innovation, creating job opportunity and standardizing the living …

Patent to get Granted in 90 days: Superfast Patent Service Proposed at UK IPO

Lord Younger, IP minister at UK, has said, “Inspiration and inventive thoughts can emerge at any time, but acting on them quickly can often be the catalyst for making a real difference to the success or otherwise of an idea. Government is committed to making it easy for innovators to turn their ideas into business growth. I am sure this will help …

Nokia patents Vibrating Tattoos and Badges

Nokia, which has about 2500 patents (published and granted) worldwide, is trying to patent an interesting technology on vibrating tattoos that can vibrate when a user’s phone will receive a call with an aim to alert the user.   Published last year on 15th March, 2012, Nokia is trying to patent a material that is capable of detecting a …