Category: Patents

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Sep

2016

Changing Tide: Facial Animation Software Patents Survive Review

The landscape of software patents has been in disarray since the Alice decision by the Supreme Court in 2014. In that case, the Supreme Court determined that the patent in question was directed to an “abstract idea” and that implementing those claims on a computer could not be patentable subject matter. Continue reading

18

Sep

2016

What Does A Patent Grant Mean For a Start-Up?

At Georgia’s 22nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute this past weekend, Janet Gongola, a patent reform coordinator and associate solicitor at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), spoke about recent initiatives at the USPTO. She also touched on incoming changes and statistics about patent applications and applicants.

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