Imagine this: Company A owns a patent for an energy efficient lawnmower. Company B starts manufacturing a lawnmower that looks eerily similar. When Company A finds out, it sends a cease & desist letter. Company B fights back, saying its product is not infringing. They go to court, where a deciding authority — a judge, examiner or board — delves into Company A’s patent claims to determine what legally constitutes infringing activity.
The language in the claims is at the very core of this decision: If it is strong and clear, Read more about: Why Multiple Embodiments Are So Helpful in Patent Cases »
In today’s data-driven world, the technology sector is abuzz with the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the power of Big Data. It’s exciting, futuristic stuff, and offers all sorts of new opportunities for a variety of services, including language service providers (LSPs).
How big is Big Data?
When we talk about Big Data, we mean big data — 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are added to the world’s digital repositories every day. Read more about: Understanding the Impact of AI and Big Data on the Language Industry »
When we think of patents, we often think of new high-tech gadgets or processes. However, with over 10 million patents issued in the US alone, it stands to reason that patents must encompass a wide range of inventions, and they do. Including…well, meat. Last year, NPR spoke with two prominent holders of meat IP – and their stories are worth revisiting. They remind us why patents exist in the first place, Read more about: Meat Inventors Talk About the Patentability of Food »