December 12, 2018

Artificial Intelligence IP Needs Comprehensive Protection

When someone talks about intellectual property (IP) protection, one of the first things that usually comes to mind is patent protection. But there are other forms of legal protection for valuable IP assets. Due to the complex nature of AI, […]
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 […]
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
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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 […]
December 28, 2017

Patenting Software is About Patenting the Process, Not the Code

Software developers are immensely smart individuals, and they often understand the importance of protecting their software intellectual property. But it’s not always clear whether software is patentable. Some people say that it is, while others say that it isn’t. So […]
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