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Featured Patents of the Week: April 23, 2019

Apple receives patent relating to stylus with multiple inputs. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: April 18, 2019

Facebook attempts to patent image perspective adjustment. Read about this and other recently published patent applications.

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Featured Patents of the Week: April 16, 2019

Google secures patent for audio output of panoramic images. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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MaxVal Sponsoring and Exhibiting at Upcoming IP Counsel Cafe, CLOC, and INTA Events

Visit us at IP Counsel Cafe “Parts Unknown: Global IP in an Increasingly Connected Yet Foreign World” in Palo Alto, California on May 7 and 8, 2019.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: April 11, 2019

Microsoft wants patent for intelligent mobile mixed reality experience. Read about this and other recently published patent applications.

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Managing IP Strategy in a Rapidly Changing Legal Environment

Ever since the term “patent troll” was introduced into the intellectual property lexicon in the late 1990s, followed closely by calls for “patent reform,” the value of a U.S. patent has been systematically reduced whether by legislation, court rulings, or regulations. The changes have increased uncertainty and have increased pressure on patent applicants by demanding more precision during the drafting process to meet the requirements imposed by the ever-changing case law. At the same time, patent prosecution has become subject to intense bidding among law firms and, to a certain extent, commoditization as companies impose fixed fees to control costs.

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Featured Patents of the Week: April 09, 2019

Intel obtains patent for autonomous goods transfer between autonomous vehicles that are in motion. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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Blockchain Patent Filings and Prosecution Trends: Cryptography, Security and Fintech innovations at the forefront

Blockchain is often quoted as a transformational technology with the potential to impact many technological areas. So what is a blockchain? Blockchain is an open and distributed ledger that can efficiently record transactions between parties. Each transaction is verifiable by consensus and there is a permanent record of the entered information. It can be understood as a data structure that is shared among a distributed network of computers. Blockchain technologies can be broadly categorized into digital currency and non-digital currency based technologies.

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Featured Patent Applications of the Week: April 04, 2019

Facebook files patent application for predicting future trending topics by processing social media posts based on region and vertical. Read about this and other recently published patent applications.

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Featured Patents of the Week: April 02, 2019

Apple's patent discloses a digital assistant that provides a spoken response having a set of data items for a spoken user query. Read about this and other recently published patents.

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