USPTO, Congress or courts could be first to abolish ‘abstract idea’ doctrine.
Revised guidelines on subject matter eligibility could leave inventors with a new, false sense of security that their patents are now valid.
Firsthand look at Vietnam’s raw innovation shows a country on the rise.
My travels began in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in the south. My partner Kerry and I trekked north to Hoi An and Hue in the center of the country, with our final stop in the capital city of Hanoi in the north.
Husband and wife navigated a messy path of obstacles to get product to market.
After their attempt at a utility patent was rejected, the couple added a subtle distinction—the fact that their plate could also fly like a Frisbee—and got approval.
Is a one-letter disparity enough to prevent consumers from confusing one trademarked entity from...Read More