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 …

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 …

Sony’s PS4 patents visible

Sony has filed a patent for its next-generation gaming peripheral- PlayStation EyePad- Sony’s latest advancement in the series of ‘Eye’ accessories like the PlayStation Eye and the EyeToy, patent number EP2557482A2 It seems as an extension of the concept discovered in the Skylanders game series. In the photo this device looks like it will be …

Decreased patenting costs – Encouraging development of new ideas

Vince Cable deal with EU seems to be hugely encouraging for various entrepreneurs to invest on inventions and new developments. Previously, Patent titles in Europe used to be granted by the European Patent Office (EPO), administering a single procedure to grant patents (nationally) which were subjected to national rules. Also it didn’t have …

Indiana farmer’s fight over soybean seeds

A fight over soybean seeds being practiced between a southern Indiana farmer and Monsanto is closely observed in Northwest Indiana and across the country. The Supreme Court takes Monsanto Co.’s side in its claim that Bowman’s violated the company’s patent on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer. Vernon Hugh Bowman’s argument that. …