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Google Receives Patent for Creepy Toy

By Joseph Mandour on June 4, 2015

Teddy bearSan Diego – Recently there has been a proliferation of devices that are connected to the Internet and of apps that remotely control those devices. For example, your thermostat can be controlled via a smart phone from your couch or even when you are away from home. These newest gadgets are referred to as “Internet of Things” (IoT). Read the rest »

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Amazon Patents Drone Delivery System

By Joseph Mandour on May 19, 2015

drone deliverySan Diego – The days of receiving Amazon goods via a man-maneuvered truck may soon become antiquated. Amazon was recently awarded a patent from the USPTO for its latest idea- “a system for aerial delivery”. Read the rest »

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Apple Watch Appearance Awarded a Design Patent

By Joseph Mandour on May 13, 2015

Watch-appleOrange County – Apple filed a design patent application in August of last year to protect the basic appearance of the Apple Watch which has now been accepted by the USPTO. The patent application was submitted just a month before its unveiling announcement. Read the rest »

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Apple’s Latest Patent To Allow App Sharing In Real Time

By Joseph Mandour on March 18, 2015

iphone-appsSan Diego – While desktop computers allow multiple users to share and collaborate on a single application in real time, such a feature has been limited with mobile devices. With Apple’s latest patent, this idea is now mobile. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently granted Apple a patent that allows two or more iPhone or iPad users to collaborate and work from the same app in real time. Read the rest »

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China Fines Qualcomm And Demands Patent Re-licensing

By Joseph Mandour on February 19, 2015

QualcommSan Diego – China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently led an investigation against San Diego based Qualcomm regarding an anti-trust violation concerning its patents. Qualcomm was reportedly fined $975 million for violating China’s anti-monopoly law. Read the rest »

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Nike Golf Submits Patent For New Tracker Ball

By Joseph Mandour on January 16, 2015

Golf-sandtrapSan Diego – Nike Golf may be on the verge of creating a new golf ball that could revolutionize how golfers at all levels play and practice. Read the rest »

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Apple Gets Patent for Three Dimensional iPhone with Motion Sensors

By Joseph Mandour on December 19, 2014

iphoneSan Diego – Apple has won a patent for a touch-free mobile device screen that uses a graphical user interface or GUI to orient images based on the viewer’s perspective. The first time consumers were introduced to this technology was with Amazon’s Fire phone. However, Fire phone did not exactly turn out to be a raging success for Amazon. Read the rest »

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Apple Seeks Patent for New Kind of Digital Remote Control

By Joseph Mandour on October 10, 2014

remotecontrolSan Diego – Apple has filed patent application for a new kind of digital remote control partly because Apple believes that remote controls used today are outdated. The remote controls that we use now were designed when channels only had numbers. However, now, many of the streaming services use graphic interfaces to show viewers their offerings such as movies and television shows. Read the rest »

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ITC Rules For Apple In Samsung IPhone, IPad Patent Challenge

By Joseph Mandour on September 14, 2014

Intellectual Property Infringement California — Apple Inc.’s iPhones and iPads do not infringe on any Samsung Electronics Co. patents, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge said Friday, marking another win for Apple in its global patent war with its South Korean rival. Read the rest »

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Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent

By Joseph Mandour on September 11, 2014

rocket-enginesLos Angeles – Elon Musk’s SpaceX is challenging a patent awarded to Blue Origin, a space venture that is being backed by Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos. Musk’s company has petitioned the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seeking to overturn a patent awarded to Blue Origin’s method for landing booster rockets at sea. The company argues that this is not novel in the field of launching and recovering rockets and therefore it does not warrant a patent.


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