Amazon Just Secured a Disturbing New Patent for Delivery Drones. It Raises Some Privacy Concerns
Amazon's exploration into home surveillance drones triggers privacy backlash.
WSGR Alert: The New Patent Reform Bill: The Top 10 Highlights
This transitions the U.S. to a first-inventor-to-file patent system from a first-to-invent patent system What about the patent applicant's own pre-filing disclosures? A one-year grace period still exists during which an inventor can file for a patent despite prior disclosure of an invention What are derivation proceedings? If an inventor claims that another person obtained his or her invention and then disclosed it, the inventor can…
How to Navigate the New Patent Law
The age-old patent system is set to be reformed. Here's how the new law might change how or whether you get a patent.
Apple's new patent hints at an apocalypse-ready iPhone
If you’ve watched recent movies about apocalyptic conditions wiping humans off the face of the earth, you’ve probably come across characters building underground bunkers they can burrow into in order to survive. These bunkers are often shown to be fitted with sensors (usually fictional ones) to detect different kinds of danger – an earthquake, an …
New patent hints at Google Glass wristwatch
A filing shows that when it comes to wearable computers, Google is already thinking beyond eyeglasses.
What’s next for the Apple Watch? New patent suggests band could be electronic, customizable
The Apple Watch may soon be customizable. At least, that’s what a new patent Apple secured on Tuesday seems to suggest. That patent, initially discovered by AppleInsider, is for “modular functional…
New patent paves way for breast cancer prevention
George Mason University researchers have patented a new breast cancer treatment that uses a common malaria drug to stop cancer in its beginning stages.
What The New Patent Reform Act Means For Innovation
President Obama is expected, without delay, to sign into law the first large-scale reform to U.S. patent laws in 60 years. It brings U.S. law into line with most international practices, and is designed to quash patent trolling, cut red tape, and spur innovation.
Snapchat's New Patent Hints At Augmented Reality Advertising
Software patents poised to make a comeback under new patent office rules