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Apple files a "Transparent Texting" Patent

Apple has filed a patent for a new technology that aims to make texting while walking safer by replacing the text background with a live video feed of the smartphone user’s path. 390 more words


What Is the Difference Between a Provisional and Non-Provisional Patent Application?

by: Robert Wagner, patent attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+)

What is the Difference Between a Provisional and Non-Provisional Patent Application? 898 more words


What is a Provisional Application?

A provisional application is a type of patent application which allows inventors and applicants to obtain a priority to file for a bundle of rights that protect the invention. 346 more words

Patent Law & Practice

Utility Patents vs. Design Patents

When new inventions are introduced and pitched, there is often talk of utility patents and design patents. A single product or invention can be awarded both a utility and a design patent, as they are two completely different entities that provide different types of protection. 224 more words

Understanding the patent journal in South Africa

The patent journal of South Africa is a document created and issued by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) of South Africa and contains information relating to patents, trademarks, designs and copyright in cinematographic films in existence in South Africa. 330 more words