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Risks and Benefits of Patent Searching

There has been a long-standing debate between the risks and benefits of patent searching. For most R&D, marketing, and business managers, the benefits of searching patent information are unquestioned. However, legal counsel (including patent attorneys) often...

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Looking Under the Hood – The Automotive Patent Landscape

With the growing interest in electric transportation, it can seem like the auto industry has been taken over by a new breed of start-ups — companies and technologies that didn’t even exist before the beginning of this decade. But according to recent patent filings,...

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Major League Patent Analysis

Identifying, recruiting, and signing a professional athlete is an exhaustive process for any sports franchise. Weighing the accolades versus the injuries. Home record versus away. ERAs, SOGs, QBRs, FG%s. Even deep dive background checks into the athletes’ families....

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Dyson Innovates: The Electric Car

Dyson patent applications offer hints to its electric car designs AND its solid state batteries. A recent Wired Magazine article broke news of 3 published Dyson patent applications related to its electric car plans. These  include WO2019086845A1, WO2019086847A1, and...

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BREAKING DOWN THE PATENT LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS

In Part 1 of Patent Landscape Analysis — An Overview, we describe what a patent landscape is, and why it’s so critical to all competitive innovation work. i.e., reduce redundant search, accelerate time to commercialization and protect teams from defensive litigation....

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About the America Invents Act (AIA)

The America Invents Act (AIA) includes a broad array of reforms to the patent system. These changes give third parties the unprecedented right to challenge patent applications and grants through pre-issuance submissions, inter partes review, and post grant review....

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Why law firms are holding out on software solutions

At IP Checkups, we developed PatentCAM™, a patent management software tool to spur innovation among R&D, legal and business groups. While many R&D teams have embraced the software, the legal groups, in-house and outside counsel, have been tougher nuts...

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Patent Landscape Analysis – An Overview

What is Patent Landscape Analysis & Why is it Important? It is believed that 80% of published science and technology information contained in patents is not published anywhere else.  There are literally tens of millions of published patents and patent application...

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