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EPO Official Aggressively Promotes Software Patents At CEBIT Fair - Intellectual Property Watch
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:17:37 GMT
At the world's biggest computer fair, the CEBIT in Hannover, Germany today, an official of the European Patent Office promoted patents for computer-implemented inventions (CII), also called software patents by critics. CII continues to grow ...
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Cloud Computing: Software patent claims and the risks to service availability - ITProPortal
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:45:10 GMT
According to the PwC 2016 Patent Litigation Study, software ranks in the top 5 US industries for patent claims, with NPE claims accounting for half the total. Whilst recent US cases have made it more difficult to patent and enforce ...
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Intellectual Ventures Fails to Revive Software Patents - Bloomberg Big Law Business
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 18:56:16 GMT
The cases reflect the continuing difficulty of defending software-related patents from validity challenges. Critics say U.S. patent law has become unfairly stacked against inventors, while others say the law is doing what it is supposed ...
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Flashback Friday – former Soverain Software patents reappear in lawsuits against Microsoft and Apple - IAM (registration) (blog)
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:58:17 GMT
A few years ago Soverain Software was in and out of the patent headlines thanks to its knock down, drag out infringement fight with consumer electronics retailer Newegg. In a story familiar to readers of this blog, Soverain was held out as a bad boy ...
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Software patents fight back in the US as Federal Circuit decisions begin to influence lower courts - IAM (registration) (blog)
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:07:55 GMT
Of course, the fourth quarter drop could be just a blip — the number of 101 invalidations fell significantly in the second quarter of 2015 when just 16 patents were knocked out before jumping to a record high in the following three months ...
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