May 16, 2019
One Thing That Can Make or Break A Licensing Deal

The One Thing That Can Make or Break a Licensing Deal

You have an age-old chicken and egg dilemma on your hands. You have a revolutionary invention that you want to get out there are start licensing. Unfortunately, if you do, you risk losing your patent and ownership rights over the […]
May 2, 2019
When Is An Idea Eligible For A Patent?

When Is an Idea Eligible for a Patent?

You’ve said for years that you have the next great idea. Inspiration can come from anywhere, and you have something the world has never seen. When does an idea go from a spark to a patentable concept? We are going […]
February 28, 2019
Artificial Intelligence IP protection

With AI Technology Advancing So Rapidly, Is IP Protection Worth It?

A common question asked by innovators in the high-tech, artificial intelligence and software industries is whether securing IP protection is worth it. This question comes up because those involved in these technology areas work in a rapidly changing environment where […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 7, 2018

Using IPR to Invalidate Competitors’ Patents

IPR is a highly effective and relatively quick path for parties who are seeking to invalidate a patent that was issued by the USPTO. It could be that the patent in question poses a barrier to entry in a market […]
July 16, 2018

Making Statements Concerning Efficacy or Safety in Medical Device Patent Applications

When applying for a medical device patent, the application must describe and define what is often called the “inventive concept” of the invention. In addition, the application must describe this inventive concept in the claim(s) and avoid duplicating anything that […]
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, […]
June 7, 2018

Getting a Patent on AI inventions

The realm of artificial intelligence is brimming with innovation, and where there is innovation there is a need for patent protection. What makes the task of seeking patent protection for AI-based inventions tricky is that AI-based inventions are often based […]
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