Data processing – generic control systems or specific applications
Mon, 3/30/2015 - 2:00PM — DAN VANDERVELDE

Today marks the second post in a series of reflections on technology areas. Should you wish to see any other patent class in addition to the ones I’ve chosen, just contact me – I am happy to share what I can. This week I will focus on USPC 700: ...

IPXI Ceases Operations
Tue, 3/24/2015 - 2:30PM — JAMES MALACKOWSKI

IPXI announced yesterday that it was ceasing operations. As the original inspiration for the platform, Ocean Tomo is of course disappointed to see this current effort come to an end.

The activities of IPXI were broadly recognized as positively contributing...

Computer Graphics Processing Patenting Activity and Technology Obsolescence
Mon, 3/9/2015 - 2:00PM — DAN VANDERVELDE

Today I begin a weekly series on patent activity and reflections on technology areas. Each week I will select another class for discussion; in the interim should you wish to see any other patent class, just contact me – I am happy to share what I...

Ocean Tomo Releases 2015 Annual Study of Intangible Asset Market Value
Thu, 3/5/2015 - 1:00PM — KRISTI L. STATHIS

Today, Ocean Tomo has released the 2015 update to the Annual Study of Intangible Asset Market Value. As reported by Geoff Colvin of Fortune Magazine, the data reflected in the chart below reveals that intangible asset value of the S&P 500 grew to an...

Patent Reform - Update to 9/2/14 Blog
Tue, 3/3/2015 - 2:45PM — ROY D'SOUZA

In a September 2014 blog, I wrote that all traction on patent reform stalled on May 21, 2014 when Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, officially removed the patent reform bill from the committee’s agenda....