Swiss lead on patent applications in Europe

Switzerland remains a comparative front-runner of European ingenuity, according to the European Patent Office. As a measure of what it calls “the inventiveness of Europe’s leading economies”, the patent office reported on Thursday that the Swiss have the highest ratio of European patent applications to population. In 2015, Switzerland had 873 applications per million inhabitants, […]

Devamı... Swiss lead on patent applications in Europe
4 Mart 2016

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Qualcomm Signs New Patent Agreement With Lenovo

Qualcomm Inc. said it reached a new patent-licensing deal with Lenovo Group Ltd., the last remaining holdout among China’s five largest smartphone makers. The companies didn’t disclose financial terms of the deal. But they said Lenovo will pay unspecified royalties to Qualcomm for sales in China of handsets based on both 3G and 4G cellular […]

Devamı... Qualcomm Signs New Patent Agreement With Lenovo

Attorney General targeting ‘patent trolls’

RICHMOND – Matthew Osenga, an attorney who specializes in intellectual property and patent prosecution, said that in all his years of practicing law, he has had only one case in which somebody came to him fearing a lawsuit about a fraudulent patent claim. What happened? “We chose to not do anything, and nothing came of […]

Devamı... Attorney General targeting ‘patent trolls’
15 Şubat 2016

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Recent patents awarded in New Hampshire

Parallel Wireless, Nashua, has been assigned a patent (9,232,547) developed by five co-inventors for “methods of incorporating an ad hoc cellular network into a fixed cellular network.” The co-inventors are Rajesh Kumar Mishra, Westford, Mass., Steven Paul Papa, Windham, Kaitki Agarwal, Westford, Mass., Sridhar Donepudi, Nashua, and Kartik Shashikant Raval, Pune, India. The patent application […]

Devamı... Recent patents awarded in New Hampshire
18 Ocak 2016

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Patent Reform in 2016, Maybe Not as Dead as you Think

Conventional wisdom within much of the patent community is that patent reform is dead, at least for the 114th Congress. There is no way that patent reform, which famously stalled in 2015, could possibly restart and gain any momentum in 2016, right? After all, this is an election year, but not just any ordinary election […]

Devamı... Patent Reform in 2016, Maybe Not as Dead as you Think
11 Ocak 2016

Developer of biometric wearable technology sues Apple, Fitbit for patent infringement

On Monday, January 4, 2016, Valencell, an innovator in wearable biometric data sensor technology, filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina against both Apple, Inc. and Fitbit, Inc. Valencell, a Delaware corporation, has its principle place of business in Raleigh, North Carolina. “Valencell has repeatedly […]

Devamı... Developer of biometric wearable technology sues Apple, Fitbit for patent infringement
8 Ocak 2016

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Patent Complaint

US marshals have raided a Chinese hoverboard-maker’s stand at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The officials confiscated all the company’s one-wheeled vehicles and took down its signs after a Silicon Valley-based rival filed a patent infringement claim. The case is set to return to court in a week’s time. The Chinese firm, Changzhou […]

Devamı... Patent Complaint
8 Ocak 2016

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Turkey: A “pharmerging” country

Ersin Dereligil reviews the current position for patent protection and enforcement in the country and looks to the future. Despite the recent global financial recession and the economic problems in neighboring Europe, Turkey’s economy was the second fastest rising economy in the G20 major economies with an increase of 8.5% in 2011, following an increase […]

Devamı... Turkey: A “pharmerging” country
4 Ocak 2016

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Changes to Requirements for Turkish Translations of European Patent Documents

The information required when submitting Turkish translations of European Patent Application claims and fascicule to the Turkish Patent Institute (“TPI”) has changed. A new regulation was published in Official Gazette numbered 29544 on 26 November 2015 (“Amendment Regulation”). The Amendment Regulation narrows the scope of Articles 9 and 12 of the Regulation On The Application […]

Devamı... Changes to Requirements for Turkish Translations of European Patent Documents
29 Aralık 2015

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Celgene shares surge 7% after resolution of patent infringement suit

Investing.com — Shares in Celgene Corporation (O:CELG) surged 7% in after-hours trading after the New Jersey-based biotech company announced it reached an agreement with Natco Pharma Ltd. of India, Natco’s U.S. partner, Arrow International Limited, and Arrow’s parent company, Watson Laboratories, Inc. on a patent infringement settlement related to its top-selling blood cancer drug. In […]

Devamı... Celgene shares surge 7% after resolution of patent infringement suit
23 Aralık 2015

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China to Amend Its Patent Law

The Legal Affairs Office of the State Council has published a set of proposed amendments to China’s Patent Law. Officially these proposed changes are published for the purpose of soliciting public comments, but it is likely that all of the proposed changes will be added to official laws by 2016. Some of the more important […]

Devamı... China to Amend Its Patent Law
22 Aralık 2015

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Chinese Court Rules Volfoni’s Triple-Beam Utility Model Patent Valid

Volfoni, the inventor of the compact triple-beam technology, has had its utility model patent validated by the Patent Re-examination Board, State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C. A challenge had been filed against Volfoni’s utility model patent in China (No.201320848220.0) which protects Volfoni’s award winning compact triple-beam technology. The petitioner attempted to invalidate Volfoni’s Utility […]

Devamı... Chinese Court Rules Volfoni’s Triple-Beam Utility Model Patent Valid
20 Aralık 2015

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Samsung appeals in smartphone patent fight with Apple

Samsung is appealing to the US Supreme Court to take on its legal fight with Apple over smartphone designs, where more than half a billion dollars is at stake. The South Korean electronics company is making a last-ditch effort to overturn a ruling that it says applies patent law too broadly and could impede competition […]

Devamı... Samsung appeals in smartphone patent fight with Apple
19 Aralık 2015

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Turkey Patent Law

* DECREE-LAW NO.551 PERTAINING TO THE PROTECTION OF PATENT RIGHTS * IN FORCE AS FROM JUNE 27, 1995 Provisions in bold, in Articles 43, 53, 57, new Article 73/A and Article 174 have been amended/added/repealed by Law No. 4128 of November 07, 1995. PART ONE Preliminary Provisions SECTION ONE Aim, Scope, Persons Entitled To Protection […]

Devamı... Turkey Patent Law
22 Haziran 2015

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Patent Services in Turkey

Attorneys in Patent Group work with inventors and companies to file and to prosecute patent applications to protect their inventions, both domestically and abroad. Şenel Patent’s attorneys evaluate potential patents and existing patents, and procure patent registrations in Turkey. The firm’s attorneys routinely transfer and license patent rights, and also enforce patent rights through Turkish Customs’ […]

Devamı... Patent Services in Turkey
13 Ocak 2012