Have a revolutionary idea you want to protect with a patent? Many congrats! Getting a patent is a big step in protecting your intellectual property. But before you start this journey, you need to think about five important things if you want to improve your chances of success and avoid possible problems. 1. Do a… Continue reading Don’t Forget to Consider These Five Things Before Filing a Patent
Precision and thoroughness are essential components while carrying out a freedom-to-operate search. An FTO search makes sure that your technology or product doesn’t infringe on any already-registered patents, trademarks, or intellectual property rights. However, numerous people and corporations commit crucial errors during this procedure, which can result in pricey legal disputes and failures. We’ll examine… Continue reading Common Pitfalls to Avoid While Conducting Freedom to Operate (FTO) Searches
In today’s fast-paced, technologically-driven world, organizations across all sectors have come to recognize that innovation is essential to survival. Protecting these discoveries and giving businesses a leg up in the marketplace are two reasons intellectual property and patents, in particular, are so important. The demand for efficient and thorough patent research services is rising in… Continue reading The Future of Patent Research Services: Emerging Trends and Innovations to Watch Out for
It is critical to learn about the IP rights of others before starting work on a new product. Even if you own the intellectual property rights to a product, that doesn’t give you permission to make or sell it. Companies should perform “Freedom to Operate” (FTO) studies to ensure they will not run into any… Continue reading Navigating Third-Party Intellectual Property: Ensuring Freedom to Operate
SEP Pooling and patent consortia are complementary practices in the field of standard-essential patents (SEPs). SEP Pooling involves combining essential patents into a single pool, while patent consortia are collaborative organizations formed to manage and license these pooled SEPs collectively. Benefits of their complementarity: Simplified Licensing: Through patent consortia, SEP Pooling simplifies licensing by enabling… Continue reading What is SEP Pooling & patent consortia? How do they complement each other?
It is impossible to exaggerate the significance of intellectual property (IP) rights in today’s technologically advanced and increasingly interconnected society. IP rights are the cornerstone of innovation and economic expansion because they enable artists and innovators to safeguard their concepts and profit from their labors. The advent of Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) has nevertheless raised a… Continue reading Beyond Legal Considerations: Ethical Implications of Balancing SEPs and IP Rights
Patents deemed necessary for enacting a specific industry standard are known as Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). These patents are essential for maintaining compatibility and interoperability between various gadgets and technology. However, identifying a patent as essential is not always simple. Are all Standard important Patents genuinely important, as this blog will examine? We will look… Continue reading Are All Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) Actually Essential?
Intellectual property (IP) is crucial in today’s knowledge-based economy for sustaining a competitive edge. No matter the size of your company, preserving and maximizing the value of your intellectual property is an absolute must. You can improve your IP strategy with the help of insights from patent analytics, a new discipline that blends data analysis… Continue reading How Patent Analytics Can Help You Maximize Your IP Strategy
It takes a lot of time, energy, and money for a business owner, innovator, or creator of intellectual property to bring their ideas to fruition. Protecting your intellectual property from things like theft, misuse, and infringement is crucial given its monetary value. One method of guarding your creative work is to record all the associated… Continue reading Why You Should Keep Track of Intellectual Property Metadata?
In patent prosecution, a negative claim restriction often called a negative recitation, is used to broaden the patent’s coverage. One common tactic is to add a “negative restriction” in a claim, which narrows the claim’s scope by excluding traits or parts that are already common knowledge. Let’s take a patent application for a new wind… Continue reading How Using a Negative Claim Restriction Can Be a Positive Patent Strategy?
Non-patent literature (NPL) can be used in a variety of ways to support the search for valuable patents. One can, for instance, search for patents that integrate major concepts and improvements related to their field of expertise by first looking through the National Patent Literature (NPL). Let’s think about the following situation to illustrate this… Continue reading Where Can I Identify Relevant Patents Using Non-Patent Literature?
Patent infringement occurs when a person, business or other entity uses or sells an invention protected by a patent without the permission of the patent holder. This happens when someone produces, uses, offers for sale, or imports into the United States a patented invention without authorization from the patent holder. Patent infringement is considered to… Continue reading What is the Punishment for Patent Infringement?
Can you steal an abandoned patent? This is a question that has been asked by many business owners over the years. The answer to this question is not as simple as it may seem. In this blog post, we will explore what it means to steal an abandoned patent and discuss the pros and cons… Continue reading Can You Steal an Abandoned Patent?
When a patent is invalidated, it means that the patent no longer has any legal force. This can happen for a number of reasons, including if the patent was granted in error or if it doesn’t satisfy the requirements set forth by the US Patent and Trademark Office. If you are involved in a dispute… Continue reading What Happens When A Patent Is Invalidated?
Intellectual property is one of the most important aspects of any business. It is what protects your ideas and allows you to make money from them. However, it can also be a source of confusion for business owners, who may not be sure what is allowed and what is not. In this blog post, we… Continue reading How to Avoid Intellectual Property Infringement?
If you’re a business owner, then you know that patents are important. They help protect your intellectual property and give you an edge over the competition. But managing a patent portfolio can be difficult. There are a lot of things to consider, and it can be tough to keep track of it all. In this… Continue reading 5 Best Practices for Patent Portfolio Management
Patents can be a huge asset to businesses, helping them to protect their inventions and ideas. However, there are times when patents can become a burden, preventing companies from moving forward with their plans. If this is the case for you, don’t worry – you can invalidate a patent in 10 easy steps! In this… Continue reading How to Invalidate a Patent in 10 Easy Steps
Are you looking for ways to make money from your intellectual property? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will discuss several methods that you can use to monetize your IP. Whether you own a patent, a trademark, or copyrighted material, there are many ways to turn it into cash. So read… Continue reading How to Monetize Your IP?
As businesses move into the metaverse, it is important to take steps to protect their intellectual property. The metaverse offers a new and exciting way to market and sell products and services, but it also poses a risk for companies that do not take steps to safeguard their IP. In this blog post, we will… Continue reading How to safeguard your IP in the metaverse?
In today’s business world, it is more important than ever to protect your intellectual property. One way to do this is by filing for a patent. However, even with a patent in place, you may find yourself facing infringement claims from competitors. In these cases, it may be necessary to invalidate the competitor’s patent. This can be… Continue reading Defending Against Infringement Claims with Patent Invalidation