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Cryptocurrency Patents: New Innovations Revolutionizing the Fintech Industry

Cryptocurrency Patents: New Innovations Revolutionizing the Fintech Industry

The emergence of cryptocurrencies is disrupting almost every industry. Bitcoin started the crypto revolution in 2009 when an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto first introduced the idea to the world. By the mid-2010s, Bitcoin st… Read More
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Categories: Patents
Moderna Covid Vaccines

Moderna and NIH Dispute Credit for COVID-19 Vaccine

Moderna and the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) are fighting over who deserves credit for inventing the main component of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine. As the New York Times reports, The vaccine grew out of a four-year collaborat… Read More
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Categories: Patents
TSA Ordered to Pay $100 M…

TSA Ordered to Pay $100 Million for Patent Infringement

As the Washington Post notes, Twenty months into the health crisis, travelers are eager for in-person celebrations far from home with family and friends. The number of people expected to fly this holiday season will approach pre-pandemic levels, airl… Read More
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Categories: Patents
The Most Innovative Compa…

The Most Innovative Companies Based on Their Patents

Innovation is one of the factors that lets a company adapt and scale. It allows a business to improve its operations and processes. Innovation also allows a company to offer new and improved products and services to the market. The term “innovation… Read More
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Categories: Patents
Cloudflare Not Liable for…

Cloudflare Not Liable for Infringement by Sites That Use Its Services

A federal judge in California has ruled that Cloudflare, a cybersecurity company, isn’t liable for copyright infringement by websites that use its services. In 2018, Mon Cheri Bridals and Maggie Sottero Designs, two wedding dress manufacturers and… Read More
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Categories: Copyright
Strategic Decisions and …

Strategic Decisions and “Gold-Plated” Patents

Applying for, defending, and enforcing patent rights is a multi-stage process that often requires strategic decisions along the way. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides a helpful guide to the various stages. 1. Determine what type of… Read More
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Categories: Patents
Brazil’s Growing Startu…

Brazil’s Growing Startup Scene May Lead to an IPO Windfall

Latin America is experiencing a startup revolution. Latin entrepreneurs are exhibiting world-class vision, business acumen, and tenacity. They are improving people’s lives, creating jobs at a large scale, and giving tremendous value to their sh… Read More
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Categories: Patents
The Rise of Electric Vehi…

The Rise of Electric Vehicles: Understanding the EV Industry Growth through Patent Trends

The world is now embracing the rise of electric vehicles. The global market for electric vehicles (EVs) is projected to reach over $802.81 billion by 2027, with a compound annual growth rate of 22.6%. Currently, Asia-Pacific is the highest contributo… Read More
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Categories: Patents
Court Holds that IP Assig…

Court Holds that IP Assignment Must Include “Magic Words”

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a District Court’s decision to refuse a motion by Apple to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit against it by Omni MedSci (“Omni”). The inventor of the patents at issue wa… Read More
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Categories: Patents
Federal Circuit Upholds A…

Federal Circuit Upholds Award of Attorneys’ Fees in Fracking Case

The Federal Circuit has upheld an award of attorneys’ fees against a party that tried to enforce a patent found to be invalid. The case of ENERGY HEATING, LLC v. HEAT ON-THE-FLY, LLC involved Heat-on-the-Fly’s (HOTF’s) patent for a “method an… Read More
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Categories: Litigation