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What’s Wrong With an Academic or Rigid Approach to the Patent System?

This post is written by a practitioner who is very appreciative of the role of academics in contributing to the patent system. The purpose is to highlight though how practitioners need to approach the patent system because it is very different from a typical ‘academic’ understanding of it. 584 more words


When To Get a Patent

Question: When should I try to get a patent?

Question Detail: If I’m working on something that isn’t completely finished but I know will work, can I start the application process or do I need to wait until it is done? 31 more words


The Limits of the Patent System

Source: Random Thoughts on R&D, Innovation, IP and IT

14 Aug 2014

Do Patents Kill Innovation?

Do patents kill innovation? Evidence is piling up that they do. 1,956 more words


Teslas's New Patent Policy: Long Live the Patent System!

Last Thursday, Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, issued an announcement on the company’s blog with a catchy title: “All Our Patent Are Belong to You.” 1,113 more words

Intellectual Property

V. Manicka Thevar Vs. Star Plough Works

V. Manicka Thevar Vs. Star Plough Works, Melur

AIR 1965 Madras 327

Appellant filed a suit against the Respondent for permanent injunction from manufacturing and selling certain patterns of ploughs on the ground that the same was an infringement of the Appellant’s patent. 440 more words

Intellectual Property Rights

Weird inventions that made millions - #9

It’s Funky Friday, everyone! Here is our next money-spinner weird invention…

Imagine you’re sitting on your couch on a cold December day reading a book. It’s chilly, so you decide to use a blanket. 164 more words


Shazam On A Mac | Magical Connection To Media

Shazam has already covered ground on mobile platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8, but now it is prepared to bring its media identification software to more devices. 210 more words