Intellectual Property Law Blog

February 22, 2019
Software Medical Device Patent

When Software Qualifies as a Medical Device, IP Protections are Needed

Artificial intelligence software has become so sophisticated that AI is now being regularly used in the healthcare field. Many new medical devices include some form of AI technology to make testing, diagnosing, and treatment easier, safer, and faster. AI and […]
February 19, 2019
Design Patent Protection for Innovative Products

Innovative Product Designs Deserve Protection

One of the largest drivers of successful businesses is having a product design that resonates well with consumers. The design of a product can have a huge impact on the marketability of a product. The design of a product often […]
February 14, 2019
Protect Your Mobile Apps Intellectual Property

Protect Your Mobile Apps Intellectual Property

In today’s tech-savvy and highly digitally-connected world, mobile application development is a booming industry. The mobile experience is ubiquitous – practically everyone has a smart device or mobile platform that gives them constant and instantaneous access to the internet. Due […]
February 5, 2019
What Is Double Patenting Rejection

US Patent Law: What is a Double Patenting Rejection?

In the United States, patent protection is sought from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Similar to how patent applications are examined by other patent offices around the world, US patent applications undergo an examination process. In the […]
January 29, 2019
Sectors of Medicine where AI in Medical Devices is Taking Off

Sectors of Medicine Where AI in Medical Devices is Taking Off

While artificial intelligence is rapidly being integrated into medical device technologies, AI is still in its early stages of development. AI has become very “good” at performing certain automated processes, such as speech recognition and image processing, while remaining “weak” […]
January 24, 2019
Protecting Your Mobile App's Intellectual Property

Protecting Your Mobile App’s Intellectual Property

In today’s tech-savvy and highly digitally-connected world, mobile application development is a booming industry. The mobile experience is ubiquitous – practically everyone has a smart device or mobile platform that gives them constant and instantaneous access to the internet. Due […]
January 22, 2019
What Is Generic Trademark?

What Does It Mean If a Trademark Is Generic?

Trademarks are invaluable business assets, and it is incredibly unfortunate when the protected status of a trademark is lost because the consuming public begins to too closely associate the trademark with the product or good that the trademark is attached […]
January 17, 2019
Is IPR Invalidation Better Than Court?

Is IPR A Better Option Than Fighting for Invalidation of a Patent in Court?

When it comes to seeking the invalidation of an issued patent, many find themselves weighing their legal options. There are two main options when trying to invalidate a patent – either through a post-allowance grant review process, such as Inter […]
January 8, 2019
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Invaluable Business Assets

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Invaluable Business Assets

Artificially intelligent (AI) technologies and machine learning are proving to be invaluable time savers in a number of business applications. Whether the AI is being used for scheduling appointments, autonomously placing orders, or streamlining payments and accounting, businesses are reaping […]
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