Useful Patent Statistics

The arts of prosecuting, litigating, monetizing and teaching patents can progress only so far without benefit of empirical, quantitative data. To that end, we’re gathering up the most useful patent statistics available today. Most of them are little known, because they come from a wide variety of scattered sources where they are typically presented in […]

The Doctrine of Equivalents Isn’t Very Important

Of every 100 findings of direct infringement by U.S. courts,…
February 12, 2017/by Samson Vermont

IPR Statistics Revisited: Yep, It’s A Patent Killing Field

Some view Inter Partes Review (IPR) as a patent killing field.…
February 8, 2017/by Samson Vermont

Useful Patent Statistics

The arts of prosecuting, litigating, monetizing and teaching…
January 24, 2017/by Samson Vermont

FY 2017-2019 Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement

On Monday, December 12, 2016, the White House’s Office of the…
January 13, 2017/by PatentAttorney.com

联邦巡回法院最新判决授予软件专利保护

012年,当Enfish在加州地区法院中区起诉Microsoft侵犯其专利时,地区法院判定在Enfish专利权利要求中所提及的“在逻辑表中存储、组织、并提取内存”或者“使用数据表结构进行信息组织的概念”指向的都是抽象概念,因此是无效的权利要求。而在上诉过程中,美国联邦巡回上诉法院法官Todd…
June 1, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

Patents for Humanity – The perfect blend of social consciousness, technology, and incentives to create

n 2012, the Patents for Humanity initiative was started to encourage…
June 1, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

Fed Circuit swings the pendulum towards eligibility and away from abstraction

In 2012 when Enfish sued Microsoft the District Court for the…
May 27, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

PTAB Designates Five Precedential Opinions aimed at establishing workable body of law

In a desperately needed release on Tuesday May 10th 2016 the…
May 16, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

Termination of an OED Disciplinary Proceeding: How a SOL Defense may be Properly Construed

  Steve Lipman - Guest Author of PatentAttorney.com Steve…
May 16, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

USPTO Design Day 2016

On April 19, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office…
April 21, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

HOW CONGRESS MADE THE USPTO INFALLIBLE AND HOW THAT AGENCY SEIZED EVEN MORE POWER BY ITS “RULE MAKING AUTHORITY”

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hear oral argument…
April 15, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com

Patent Troll Insurance Companies: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs, a subset of non-practicing entities…
April 8, 2016/by PatentAttorney.com