Understanding the Different Types of Patents under the Patent Law of the US

A patent protects the discoveries and inventions, which are novel, non-obvious, and useful. There are three types of patents under the Patent Law of the United States, namely, utility patents, design patents, and plant patents. Each patent type protects a specific type of discovery or invention and has different eligibility requirements; however, it is also […]

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Biocept Inc Receives Patent for its Primer-Switch Technology in Australia

Biocept Inc., (a San Diego-based commercial-stage cancer diagnostics company providing liquid biopsy tests for doctors and their patients with cancer) has quite recently won a new patent in Australia. The granted patent provides Intellectual Property (IP) Protection to Biocept’s Primer-Switch technology that is efficient and useful in performing ctDNA (circulating tumor DNA) analysis with the help […]

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Sharp Sues Vizio Alleging LCD Patent Infringement

Sharp Corporation, a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in designing and manufacturing electronic items, has quite recently filed a Patent Infringement lawsuit against defendants Vizio Inc. (a privately held company specializing in designing and manufacturing soundbars, speakers, and televisions) and other companies in its supply chain. In the lawsuit filed at the California Central District Court, […]

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Facebook Wins Indian Patent for Providing Universal Support to Cell Phones

The social media giant Facebook has quite recently won an Indian Patent corresponding to a device, system, and method for adapting information services, code, and software to comply with the individuals’ device parameters, and for further enabling proper viewing on their mobile devices or smartphones. This latest patent gain is a boost to Facebook’s efforts […]

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Tesla Files Patent Application for New Aluminum Alloys

As supported by a new Patent Application submitted by Tesla, the car manufacturer has developed aluminum alloys for die-casting of parts for electric cars. These aluminum alloys, which besides a high yield strength and a high extrusion speed can also maintain high thermal conductivity, have been developed by the Tesla material team headed by alloy […]

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Dyson Files Patent Application for Headphones with Built-in Air Purifier

Dyson Ltd, a British technology company that designs and manufactures household appliances such as vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, etc., has applied for the Patent Registration of a new pair of headphones with a built-in air purifier. Filed with the UK’s Intellectual Property Office, the company’s patent application describes a pair of headphones with advanced technology-based air […]

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IBM Gets Patent for ‘Self-aware Token’ to Record Transaction Data

IBM, one of the most famous companies worldwide, has recently received a U.S. patent for a type of ‘self-aware token’ that can record its transaction data. Granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) this month, i.e., in Jan 2020, the patent showcases a ledger-based payment system that could make it easier for governments, […]

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Google Gets Patent In India for Technology on AR-based Virtual Graffiti

Google has recently obtained a patent in India for its technology to create virtual graffiti in a mobile virtual and augmented reality (AR) system, something that would help users leave a message for them or their friends at a location in the future. The American Multinational Technology Company, specializing in Internet-related services and products, said […]

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Solapur-based Farmer Gets Patent for A Variety of Custard Apple

After a labor of 10 years made to drew success with NMK – 1 Golden, a variety of custard apple, whose annual production reached up to 250 tonnes this year, Solapur-based farmer named Navnath Kaspate has recently got a patent for it under the Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers’ Rights Act. Navnath Kaspate said […]

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