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How USPTO Examiner Type Affects Patents

How USPTO Examiner Type Affects Patents

By Michael Sartori & Matt WelchOriginally published on Law360.com Michael Sartori, a partner, and Matt Welch, an associate at Baker Botts, LLP used data from LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® to complete an analysis on ten...

A History of Diseases Triumphed by Innovation

A History of Diseases Triumphed by Innovation

The world is a scary place right now as we all watch the global COVID-19 pandemic continue to grow and impact the lives of everyone. Between the social distancing and relentless media coverage, it is easy to fall into...

How to Search a Patent Idea To Match Company Needs

How to Search a Patent Idea To Match Company Needs

Patent searches provide value beyond their use in patent prosecution—they tell stories of business and innovation, both past and future. When properly tailored to a specific need, the stories told by patent search...

Three Inventions Helping Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Three Inventions Helping Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Drastic measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 have already been implemented around the globe, including forced closures of “non-essential” businesses and “shelter-in-place” orders issued by many state and local...

How to Flow: Patent Prosecution at Every Phase

How to Flow: Patent Prosecution at Every Phase

Patent prosecution is not always a linear process. It is full of twists, turns, and back-and-forths, but there are undeniably distinct phases of the patent process that the top patent professionals are able to seamlessly and efficiently transition between. From...

Words to Live By: Wisdom Collides with Patent Analytics

Words to Live By: Wisdom Collides with Patent Analytics

#1 - Take It All In (And Do Not Miss A Thing) When it comes to patent searches, “taking it all in” is easier said than done. Nearly every patent authority around the world has their own patent database, so completing a broad, global search has always meant taking in...

How China is Changing the Global Patent System – Webinar Recording

How China is Changing the Global Patent System – Webinar Recording

Listen as Gene Quinn, president and CEO of IPWatchdog, Inc. discusses how China will fundamentally change the global IP system and what you need to be doing to prepare for this shift in the patent and innovation center of gravity. Joining Gene is Rob Sterne, founding...

5 Time-Saving Tips for Patent Searching – Webinar Recording

5 Time-Saving Tips for Patent Searching – Webinar Recording

Watch this on demand product-in-action webinar recording as Allison Gathard-Esposto, Customer Adoption Specialist at LexisNexis IP takes you through the ways that you can save time and effort with the LexisNexis TotalPatent One tool. With 107 authorities you can...

Top 5 Patent Search Questions

Top 5 Patent Search Questions

Common Client Questions and How Patent Searches Can Help Find Answers #1. "Can I make, use, and/or sell my product?" In all reality, your client may not have the foresight to ask, but a patent professional knows that launching a product without conducting a patent...

AIA Best Practices: A Holistic Approach to Patent Prosecution

AIA Best Practices: A Holistic Approach to Patent Prosecution

A lot has changed since the America Invents Act (the “AIA”) switched up the United States patent system from a “first-to-invent” to a “first-to-file” system back in 2013, and that includes some of the most basic advice patent practitioners provide to their clients....

Patent Litigation and “The Ice Cream of the Future”

Patent Litigation and “The Ice Cream of the Future”

Dippin’ Dots are enjoyed around the world. The delicious ice cream pellets can be found most commonly at amusement parks and have been known to hit the spot on a hot day. Despite being recognized and enjoyed globally, the innovative take on a ubiquitous dessert has...

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Patent Documents

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Patent Documents

Patent searches are intrinsically challenging because they require combing through a seemingly infinite amount of prior art in a finite amount of time to determine which patent references are relevant. There are hundreds of patent authorities around the world with...

Over, Under, or Through: Overcoming Obstacles in Patent Searches

Over, Under, or Through: Overcoming Obstacles in Patent Searches

Anyone who deals with patent prosecution knows that difficulties constantly arise throughout the patent process. For example, in the patent search phase, where the goal may be to gather as much pertinent information from around the world as possible, figuring out how...

Solving the World’s Biggest Problems with Patents

Solving the World’s Biggest Problems with Patents

Applicants address areas of global need with solutions that will help preserve the earth for future generations. Patent applicants often propose solutions to needs, from simple to complex. The patent workflow solutions that are offered by LexisNexis® IP are designed...

Who Has The Best Patents For Machine Learning?

Who Has The Best Patents For Machine Learning?

The landscape of machine learning from a patent perspective A look at the machine learning patent landscape shows that Microsoft and Alphabet currently hold the most - and highest quality - patents. However, the data also shows that leadership positions can change...

USPTO Profiles Women Inventors

USPTO Profiles Women Inventors

In early 2월 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released a document titled “Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. Patents.” Packed with interesting information about how and where women inventors have contributed to...

Patenting a Championship

Patenting a Championship

Innovations that Made the Super Bowl Safer and Cooler Super Bowl LIII is in the books with a record-breaking win. Like every Super Bowl before it, this year’s NFL championship was a spectacle not only of talent, but also technology. Unlike past championships, this...

Seasons Greetings and Holiday Patents Worldwide

Seasons Greetings and Holiday Patents Worldwide

The most wonderful time of the year has arrived again. This week we dive into a breakdown of holiday patent applications filed around the globe and a few of the holiday patent applications published in recent years. Holiday Patent Breakdown Curious to know what types...

Five Election Patents that Shaped the Democratic Process

Five Election Patents that Shaped the Democratic Process

Midterm elections are now behind us and the nation has a restored our memory of the beauty and challenges that accompany our democratic processes. As great as our election processes are compared to those of many other nations, voting in the United States has always...