IP Roundup for the Week of June 6, 2019

Below are a few of our favorite intellectual property stories from this past week. New AI Can Detect Gratitude The Futurus Group in California has announced that they are seeking a patent for their proprietary gratitude prediction machine learning model, Gratitude to Give (G2G.) G2G uses a unique algorithm to detect gratitude within the healthcare [...]

By |2019-06-12T13:11:28+00:00June 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of May 30, 2019

US vs. China Births a New OS A centerpiece in current tensions between the United States and China, Huawei has seen some ups and downs these past few months. When a ban was first enacted, Google, among several companies fearful of economic sanctions, withdrew from conducting business with Huawei. This dealt a huge blow to [...]

By |2019-05-30T13:25:14+00:00May 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The PCT Network at INTA 2019: Our Takeaway

Last week, thousands of intellectual property professionals from throughout the world gathered together in Boston for one of the year’s biggest IP conferences, the INTA Annual Meeting. The offices of The PCT Network kicked into high gear preparing for the big event, and when it came around we were not disappointed. Still inspired by the [...]

By |2019-05-28T14:37:44+00:00May 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Roundup for the Week of May 23, 2019

While you were busy at INTA you may have missed out on some great stories from this week. Don't worry, our Weekly IP Industry Roundup is always here ready to get you caught up to speed. “Brexit” Deemed an Offensive Term by EU A British brewery has attempted to register their new line of beer [...]

By |2019-05-23T13:37:30+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of May 2, 2019

Singapore Pushes for AI Innovation Singapore is seeking to boost innovation and become a leader in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) through a new fast-track patent program. The new fast-track will process applications relating to AI in as little as 6 months, much faster than the standard application process that takes two to four [...]

By |2019-05-26T14:55:23+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of April 25, 2019

Paypal Prepared for Ransomware Attacks Terrible ransomware attacks have brought businesses to their knees and devastated individuals. These viruses take over a computer or network, encrypting all data and holding it hostage. The only way for a business or individual to regain access to their computer and data, and therefore prevent leaking important private information, [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:06:11+00:00April 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of April 18, 2019

In the War Against Piracy, Who Wins and Who Loses? Are internet pirates quaking in fear as new copyright laws and enforcement techniques are being implemented throughout the world? Europeans are still reeling over the passing of the Copyright Directive, but the protests and backlash are not slowing other nations down as they seek what [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:05:59+00:00April 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of April 11, 2019

Facebook Might be Getting Creepier People are lifting their eyebrows at a new patent filed by Facebook. Facebook, never one to shy away from what some would call creepy, has filed a new patent that suggests the social network intends to use you to market to your friends. The new technology would automatically tag products [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:08:23+00:00April 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of April 4, 2019

Ongoing Battle Oracle vs. Google Imagine a world in which the iPhone’s strongest competitor wasn’t Android, but the JavaPhone. According to the copyright owner of the Java platform, Oracle, this could have been a reality if Google had not infringed upon their copyright. The two tech giants have been embroiled in an IP War going [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:09:01+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

IP Industry Roundup: Week of March 28, 2019

EU Passes New Legislation Including ‘Meme Ban’ The European Union Parliament approved the controversial Copyright Directive on Tuesday, March 26. The updated Copyright Directive has added the divisive articles 11 and 13 to the EU’s law books. Article 11 states that “the reproduction of more than single words or very short extracts of a news [...]

By |2019-04-29T11:10:01+00:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments