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  • Apple's basic schematic of how the smart key system would work
    Apple wants your iPhone to replace your car keys
    There are hints and rumors going around that Apple is planning a game changer in the automotive world by allowing your iPhone to replace your set of car keys. Autoblog reported earlier today ( Feb. 13, 2015) that Apple has filed a set of tentative...
  • Xbox One may have support of Microsoft's revealed Augmented Reality HMD
    Xbox One may support Microsoft's revealed augmented reality HMD
    Microsoft has teased an image that seems to show what they have been working on in the augmented reality field for the Xbox One. While, they have not officially announced that they are working with augmented reality technology, rumors have been...
  • Product Launch
    How to Launch a New Product in the UK
    Getting a new product onto the market is never an easy task. Not only is it expensive to manufacture new products, but actually marketing a new product is often an uphill battle. People tend to be loyal to their favorite brands and products, and...
  • Dealing with Provisional Patent Applications
    Dealing with Provisional Patent Applications
    Filing for and obtaining a patent can be overwhelming the first time. What kind of information will be required? How long will it take? Is a provisional patent application necessary? These are the types of questions that aspiring patent holders...
  • Signing and Correcting
    Pencil This In: Thank you, Hymen Lipman for Correcting Our Mistakes.
    Let me get right to the point. I can never look at the eraser on a pencil again without thinking of Hymen L. Lipman. Make no mistake about it, in my mind, here's right there comfortably sitting on the top on every pencil—whether #2, #1,...
  • Patent reform bill
    Patent Reform and the Best Interests of Individual Inventors
    In December of 2013, a bill intended to reform the patent process in the United States passed overwhelmingly in the bipartisan House by a vote of 395 to 95, only to fail in the Democratic-lead Senate 5 months later. The Innovation Act, as it was...
  • Monsanto the DOD and Ebola
    Monsanto in bed with DOD over Ebola can't be good
    Monday, Fox news reported that "The experimental drug used to treat two American aid workers who have been infected with the Ebola virus has never been tested on humans before and was only identified earlier this year as part of an ongoing...
  • Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins
    Welcome to the land of political correctness and disregard for due process
    Welcome to the new America where the powers that be, eschew the law in favor of the whims of those in power, a land where political correctness trumps due process.Yesterday, the U.S. Patent office revoked the trademark of the Washington Redskins...
  • Apple and Google make nice in patent wars
    Apple and Google make nice in patent wars
    Apple and Google have agreed to a truce in the ongoing patent wars. All lawsuits have been dropped between the two companies. According to theWallStreetJournalon May 17, 2014, Google's Motorola unit sued Apple in 2010. Apple fired back by...
  • Apple’s Newly Approved Patent
    Apple’s Newly Approved Patent: ‘Transparent Texting’
    After eighteen months, the US Patent & Trademark Office approved Apple’s “transparent texting” patent.This new iteration of messaging involves replacing the static background of a texting app with live videos from the phone...
  • calculating market potential
    Why should you calculate market potential of a product?
    Do you have an idea for a new product? It doesn't matter if you're going to take the product to market or if you would like to patent the idea so that other people can't use it, it is important for you to understand market potential....
  • Lori Greiner
    Words of wisdom from the warm-blooded shark
    Anyone who is or hopes to be an inventor or who has a product to sell should run, not walk, to buy Lori Greiner’s book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! The author did not get on Shark Tank or spend fifteen years on QVC because of her pretty face...
  • Lenovo Motorola Google
    Google sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, deal includes over 2,000 patent assets
    Google is letting Lenovo take Motorola Mobility off its hands after acquiring the company in 2012. In a blog post Wednesday (Jan. 29), the search engine giant announced that it’s selling Motorola to the Chinese PC manufacturer for a cool $2...
  • Apple gains facial recognition patent
    Apple gains facial recognition patent
    Just another pretty face? That may be just fine for your iPhone. Apple recently landed Patent Number 8,600,120 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a facial recognition and detection system that may someday be the way you unlock your...
  • Google patent electronic neck tattoo
    Google files patent on neck microphone with ability to detect lies
    Can't say we're really sure what Google has planned for with this one but it looks like Google has just filled out a patent for an electronic neck tattoo, with a built-in microphone and the ability to detect lies. Sounds pretty freaky...