November 5, 2018

Protecting AI Software IP in Medical Devices

The current state of the American healthcare system is stressed. Doctors hardly have any time to spend with their patients, it can be challenging for practitioners to detect serious conditions in the early stages from medical images, and many patients […]
October 18, 2018

How to Expedite the Software Patenting Process

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) estimates that the average patent application is completed in two and a half years. Some patent applications directed to complex inventions, like software and other computer implemented inventions, take even longer to […]
October 16, 2018

The Aftermath of Alice and It’s Impact on Software-Related Inventions

The Supreme Court’s 2014 ruling in the case of Alice Corp. v. CLS International caused the software developers’ world to rethink how they develop products and how those products can be patented. The case involved Alice Corporation, a software company that […]
September 6, 2018

Some Aspects of AI are a Good Fit for Copyright Protection

AI technology is a complicated creature – and this is particularly true when figuring out what IP assets exist in an AI technology. Some elements of AI involve creative thought or expression by the developers, such as the creativity that […]
August 17, 2018

Software Patenting Challenges

The explosive growth of the software industry is paralleled by the dramatic increase in software-related patent application filings. Nonetheless, obtaining and implementing a software patent can be challenging. Specifically, the challenges for software patenting are that software code often has […]
July 11, 2018

Protecting AI Algorithms/Software

In the last fifty years, artificial intelligence has come a long way from beating a human at a game of chess. Nowadays, AI’s potential seems boundless. AI technologies are quickly replacing traditional methods for processing, analyzing and assessing data, images, […]
April 20, 2018

The Benefits of Using the After Final Consideration Pilot Program 2.0 for Software-Related Patent Applications

Developing an innovative new software or mobile application can take a lot of time, money and resources. First, the idea for the software, and what it will do, has to be brainstormed. Next, the developer has to work tirelessly coding, […]
March 13, 2018

How to Help Your Patent Lawyer Prepare Your Software Patent Application

Software is ubiquitous in today’s tech-savvy world. Many technological advances that are being made today in mobile application development, medical devices, electronics and computers are largely attributable to innovative new software. When software is a critical part of a novel […]
February 19, 2018
Software Medical Device Patent

Software As A Medical Device: Can It Be Patented?

In general, if computer software meets the definition, software can be deemed a “medical device” by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and can also be patented, though patenting software can be difficult. The standards used for patentability and […]
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