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Advertising Age: Meet the Man Behind YouTube's Sudden Ad Crisis. He Has a Patented Fix

Advertising Age: Meet the Man Behind YouTube’s Sudden Ad Crisis. He Has a Patented Fix. “Major marketers’ ads have likely been showing up on or near YouTube videos promoting terrorism, neo-Nazi groups and other web content for a long time. 82 more words

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The problem with capitalism...in a ball

Unless you’re a golfer, you probably don’t think about golf balls. But a new US lawsuit about these little dimpled spheres has an economics lesson for all shoppers, showing why consumers have cause for concern when companies use court for sport.

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How effective are patents really?

Today, an interesting NBER working paper by Deepak Hegde from NYU Stern and coauthors got published:

We provide evidence on the value of patents to startups by leveraging the random assignment of applications to examiners with different propensities to grant patents.

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MPEP 2173.05 - 112, 2nd (or b) cheat sheet

Chapter 2100 – Patentability

Chapter 2173.05 – Specific Topics Related to Issues Under 35 U.S.C. 112(b) or Pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. 112, Second Paragraph

MPEP 2173.05 is a great resource for common examples when determining whether claim language is definite or not. 632 more words

£270m Technology Commitment from UK Government in Spring Budget

The UK Government recently announced in the latest Spring budget that £270 million was to be allocated to launch an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.  The fund is expected to support R&D in universities and businesses resulting in innovation in the following areas: 56 more words


How Did IBM 'Get a Patent for an Out-Of-Office Email System' in 2017?

Earlier this year, IBM was granted a US patent entitled ‘Out-of-Office Electronic Mail Messaging System’. Since then, various sources have published articles appearing to be outraged that the patent was allowed. 818 more words


A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling

Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be a relief that an IP court in Beijing has handed the smartphone pioneers a win. 298 more words