Tag Archives: Patents

The Fate of Orange & Purple Book Patents at the PTAB

Key Bio/Pharma Assets at the PTAB Through more focused strategy, patent owners have ensured that Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings are not overwhelmingly fatal to Orange and Purple Book patents. In fact, patent invalidity rates at the PTAB … Continue reading

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Guest Editorial: Yes, Native Americans and Patents Do Go Together

Guest post by Michael Gulliford.  Mr. Gulliford is an advisor to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Founder of Soryn IP Group, a patent advisory and finance firm headquartered in New York City. Native Americans and patents don’t make … Continue reading

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DDR and Bascom Don’t Save Internet Monitoring Patents

Patent claims directed to monitoring Internet activity “to increase the objectivity of the search results returned responsive to a search for talented original content creators” were held invalid under the Alice/Mayo abstract idea test and 35 U.S.C. § 101.  Accordingly, … Continue reading

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Examining the Role of Patents in Firm Financing

Just this morning, an interesting new literature review came to my mailbox via SSRN. In Is There a Role for Patents in the Financing of New Innovative Firms?, Bronwyn Hall (Berkeley economics) provides an extremely thorough, extremely helpful literature review … Continue reading

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Uber, Lyft, and patents.

It used to be a hassle getting around town without a car. Even if you had a car, parking could still be a pain.  But that’s no longer the case today. In today’s age of cell phones and apps, fast … Continue reading

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