patent search

While looking at patents, you might feel that everything seems to be random and nothing makes sense. But there is always a pattern in chaos. And we unravel that pattern in the chaos.

AIA

For a cash-constrained company, IPR proceedings give them options to challenge a patent without taking on the burden of full-blown litigation. Even if a company has the means to take […]

Judge: “Am I never to hear the truth?” Counsel: “No, my lord, merely the evidence.” -Peter Murphy, Practical Guide to Evidence

“I made three arguments in every case. First came the one I had planned-as I thought, logical, coherent, complete. Second was the one actually presented – interrupted, incoherent, disjointed, disappointing. […]

Shortsighted thinking deprives patent owners from licensing opportunities. –Eric Halber

A patent professional is someone, who possesses technical skills, scientific approach, legal knowledge, and futuristic vision. Yes, they are rare. -Ujjwal Jha

A patent grant is the collaborative outcome of weeks spent pondering over an idea, months spent strategically penning down the creation and years spent fiercely defending its originality.

IP strategy

To successfully license in today’s environment, it is often necessary to file a patent infringement suit to convince a potential licensee to seriously engage in licensing negotiations and close a […]

IP games are being played on all sides, resulting in demon dialogues, negative patterns and quick escalations to legal actions. In order to foster productive discussions, both sides need to […]

PAEs are detrimental to business and innovation. Despite what they say, trolls are not making the world a better place for anyone. It is time they lay down their arms […]

Patent owners should invest the necessary time and money in preparing and prosecuting patents with greater clarity, so that 10 years from now there will be confidence that those patents will […]

Management typically doesn’t understand all the different mechanisms or business models that can apply to IP. So, if you ask, “What do you want to do with it?” they say, “Huh?”  You […]

I can prove to you a value for something that’s anything I want it to be. I pretty much decide what it’s worth and then I pick an algorithm that proves the number. The one value in using an outside firm for valuation is to provide credibility for the answer you’ve already come up with.

Having IP and getting licensing revenue makes sense in some business situations, but not in others. If you can find patents that still have a useful life but are not in a […]

Leveraging IP assets is much broader than monetization. It could mean clearing roadblocks in front of introducing new products, or getting new avenues to sell company products. At the end of the day, […]

Litigation tends to follow the industries where the real innovations are being made, and where the potential for huge profits are. –William J Marsden Jr.

By undermining patents, by encouraging inventors not to file patents, by it making harder for small inventors to get and enforce their patents, and by adding uncertainty to the entire […]

Most of these companies don’t produce anything,they just shake down anyone who does, so calling them trolls is a little misleading, at least trolls actually do something, they control bridge […]

If you want to get good ideas, you need to see what is already patented, because a lot of good ideas come from a combination of existing ideas. –Charles Besson

An IP strategy should not exist in a vacuum, it has really got to be designed to help the business to achieve its technology, and business strategies. Otherwise, it does […]

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something […]

The settled idea especially among sole inventors and small companies holding just a single patent, is that you can make money from having a patent. Rather the prospect of making […]

Innovation is that Gem, which you need to find by diving deep down the sea of technology and the effort is worth it! –Arjun Verma

It is always good to invest more in prior art searching before applying for patent, then to keep paying for one that can disappoint you in court. –Shikhar Sahni