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Steps to Apply for a European Patent

For an invention to be patentable, it must be new, industrially applicable and involve an inventive step.  Here are the 11 steps outlined by the European Patent Office to obtaining a European patent: 478 more words


Where Best to File Patents Internationally

Factors for patentees to consider when deciding where to file patents internationally:

  • Where the patentee and/or potential infringers have a presence (patentee has best knowledge)
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US Provisional Patents: What They Are and Why Inventors Need Them

US provisional patents can’t be granted but you can file a provisional patent application which if done correctly can be a very useful tool for inventors. 157 more words


Is Sony Going to Launch Its Own 'Powerglove' for the PSVR?

With the launch of Sony’s Playstation VR less than two months away, Sony continues to be busy on the patent front with respect to virtual reality.   347 more words

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Have you been involved in a trademark dispute? Are you having trouble in getting the trademark registered? Or are you simply looking for advice from a professional lawyer regarding a trademark issue? 388 more words

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DirecTV Files Patent Application for Viewing "Set Top Box Content" on a Virtual Reality Device

Last week, the USPTO published DirecTV’s patent application for delivering “set top box content” to a virtual reality display device.  This appears to be one of the first published patent applications by a major MVPD (“multichannel video programming distributor”), and could signal that the industry is ready to push their VR chips onto the table. 171 more words

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Sony Files Shocking Patent Application for Monitoring and Counteracting Motion Sickness

Nausea.  Retching.  Headaches.  All-too-familiar symptoms for those unfortunate individuals who have experienced “virtual reality sickness” (and also, for those who have been to a Kenny G concert).   319 more words

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