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So warm this week, so much cycling several days, Ed Sheeran concert across the road today. Weekend catchup with #us #patent news and some articles. Rain is back tomorrow. End of 'summer'.
 
"patents in suit relate to the sorting of semen by gender (used for farm animal breeding).

https://patentlyo.com/patent/2018/05/applying-collateral-estoppel.html

later some companies #patent the resultant animals, too! Crazy world we live in...
 
#Patent maximalists have gone so insane or incredibly selfish that they now bash their own country, notably the US, using sheer lies while glamouring #china not because it's good but because #patents are out of control there, #swpats included
 
Protecting Pfizer’s and Microsoft’s Patents in China Is Not ‘Our’ Concern https://fair.org/home/protecting-pfizers-and-microsofts-patents-in-china-is-not-our-concern/ #microsoft has been engaging in #patent #blackmail in #china (against Linux and GNU)
Protecting Pfizer’s and Microsoft’s Patents in China Is Not ‘Our’ Concern
 
Stupid Blogs, Stupid Lawsuits, and Stupid #Patents http://techrights.org/2018/05/24/stupidity-of-the-patent-microcosm/ #patent #uspto #watchtroll #scotus #iancu
 
Stupid Patent of the Month: Facebook joins the online dating arms race

Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
by Joe Mullin

“Earlier this month, Facebook announced that it will wedge its way into an already-crowded corner of online commerce. The social networking site plans to use its giant storehouse of personal data to create a dating service, promising to help users find ‘meaningful relationships,’ not just ‘hookups,’ as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg put it. It remains to be seen whether Facebook’s new service [will]be a ‘Tinder-killer’ that users flock to, or a flop for a company that’s long been beset with privacy concerns. But there’s one thing Facebook, its competitors, and its detractors should all be able to agree on. When a new dating service launches, it should rise or fall based on whether it can win the trust of users — not an arbitrary race to the Patent Office. Unfortunately, well before it built and... show more
 
If only they know that #patent quality at the #epo has sunk and many EPs are thus unproven and of questionable use
 
Seems like a #patent gold rush here (FRAND/SEP)
Tempow raises $4 million to improve Bluetooth
 
This isn't "Dallas Invents" but "Dallas attracts #patenttrolls by ruling in their favour" so they become Texas-based
https://dallasinnovates.com/dallas-invents-85-patents-granted-week-may-15/
more so in Eastern District of Texas, home of #patent trolls
Dallas Invents: 85 Patents Granted for Week of May 15
 
Change My View: #Apple will lose the #patent trial, as it should
https://9to5mac.com/2018/05/21/apple-samsung-patent-trial-verdict/
"My expectation is that Apple will lose the case"
@fosspatents
 
No, not really. Months down the line.
https://blog.anticipat.com/2018/05/23/expect-the-berkheimer-driven-patent-eligibility-pendulum-to-swing-at-the-ptab/ #Berkheimer was overhyped nonsense from the #patent microcosm, which merely hoped that by 'pulling a Berkheimer' 24/7 there would be renewed interest in #swpats
 
Mr. Quinn #watchtroll is again quote-mining Iancu (second time in a week) to smear the status quo in the gradually-healed #us #patent system. Time for your Prozac, Gene...
 
"Hyatt has filed a new mandamus action against the USPTO as the next step in the 40+ year battle over his microcomputer patent applications. Hyatt has over 300 patents applications pending before the USPTO."
https://patentlyo.com/patent/2018/05/requesting-impartial-administrative.html
"microcomputer #patent applications."
 
#CCIA recalls the dying anti #ptab bill of Coons.

https://www.patentprogress.org/2018/05/22/chabot-johnson-introduce-house-fee-setting-reauthorization-bill/ ongoing efforts to sabotage the #us #patent system for the litigation 'industry' (or pipeline
Chabot, Johnson Introduce House Fee-Setting Reauthorization Bill
 
Berkheimer was overhyped nonsense from the #patent microcosm, which merely hoped that by 'pulling a Berkheimer' 24/7 there would be renewed interest in #swpats
 
Stupid #Patent of the Month: #Facebook Joins the Online Dating Arms Race https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/stupid-patent-month-facebook-joins-arms-race-social-dating-patent #swpats http://techrights.org/wiki/index.php/Facebook Joe Mullin alluding to "poor-quality Internet patents"
 
Masking Abstract #Patents in the Age of Alice/§ 101 in the United States http://techrights.org/2018/05/23/masking-swpats/ #swpats #uspto #scotus #us #patent
 
#France is Irrelevant to Whether or Not #UPC Ever Becomes a Reality, Moving/Outsourcing de Facto #Patent Examination to European Courts Managed in/Presided by France http://techrights.org/2018/05/22/upc-france/ #epo #unitarypatent #teamupc #patents #eu
 
Today, once again at midday, Watchtroll backed the #patent scam of #allergan and St. Regis #Mohawk Tribe. #patent lawyers seem rather eager to make themselves look like crooks rather than #law professionals #ptab
 
"There is a vulnerable population hungry for IP advice" https://abovethelaw.com/2018/05/3-questions-for-the-director-of-an-ivy-league-ip-law-clinic-part-ii/ who? Victims of #patenttrolls or the ones #patent law firms urge to sue everyone?
3 Questions For The Director Of An Ivy League IP Law Clinic (Part II)
 
 
#Patenttrolls lobby/Richard Lloyd name-drops all the misleading buzzwords which are often misused to #patent software even in an age when #swpats are kaput (at least in courts)
http://www.iam-media.com/blog/Detail.aspx?g=91d3a6d1-abc4-4efb-b7e8-d74e6c7226d0
 
Chamber of Commerce Lies About the United States Like It Lies About Other Countries for the Sole Purpose of #Patent Maximalism http://techrights.org/2018/05/22/chamber-of-commerce-bashes-us/ #uspto #lobbying
 
Chamber of Commerce lies and shames the US in an effort to change #patent policy for the worse
US Patent System Remains 1st In The World, Despite Errors In Chamber Rankings
 
Silicon Valley actually creates things, unlike a bunch of #patent #law firms https://twitter.com/GatlinMcArthur/status/998401949744680961 #patents #patentism #section101 #uspto #ptab
 
The Attacks on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Have Lost Momentum and the #Patent Microcosm Begrudgingly Gives Up http://techrights.org/2018/05/20/ptab-attacks-exhausted/ #ptab #patents #swpats #uspto
 


#mindcontrol by the demons that run this earth !

Why is there a Patent for #Subliminal #Acoustic #Manipulation of the #Nervous #System? #Patent # 6017302A
 
The #patent microcosm is still trying to figure out how to get #swpats which courts -- more to than examiners -- would likely reject anyway
 
Will Homer Simpson sway the #Apple v. #Samsung design #patent damages retrial jury? http://www.fosspatents.com/2018/05/will-homer-simpson-sway-apple-v-samsung.html #patents
"jurors won't have the benefit of such information on the wider ramifications of what they're required to decide."
 
Working in tandem on 3 articles at the moment:
#Apple v #Samsung
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)
#swpats as "AI"
I've noticed #techrights being cited a lot more in recent years to rebut #patent propaganda
 
#Patent Law Firms That Profit From Software Patent Applications and Lawsuits Still 'Pull a Berkheimer' to Attract Business in Vain http://techrights.org/2018/05/19/still-pulling-a-berkheimer/ #berkheimer #cafc #section 101 #scotus #uspto
 
A Year After #TCHeartland the #Patent Microcosm is Trying to 'Dilute' This Supreme Court's Decision or Work Around It http://techrights.org/2018/05/19/one-year-after-tc-heartland/ #scotus #zte #edtx #txed #patents
 
The past week has been relatively quiet on the #patent front and it can be seen as a positive thing because the patent microcosm is coming to grips with the demise of #patents maximalism.
 
The #Patent Paradox In #Brazil And Its Implications For #AccessToMedicines http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/05/18/patent-paradox-brazil-implications-access-medicines/ always put lives before profits
The Patent Paradox In Brazil And Its Implications For Access To Medicines
 
§ 101 to the rescue
https://www.b2ipreport.com/swip-report/novelty-non-obviousness-not-save-patent-eligibility/ #patent #patents #swpats #sap
Novelty and Non-obviousness Do Not Save Patent-Eligibility
 
In #Australia the Productivity Commission Decides/Guides #Patent #Law http://techrights.org/2018/05/17/innovation-patents-on-life-support/ #ipaustralia #patents #au
 
Covered by Donald Zuhn as well as others is another case of bogus #patents being thrown away by both
#PTAB and #CAFC

http://www.patentdocs.org/2018/05/anacor-pharmaceuticals-inc-v-iancu-fed-cir-2018.html #uspto #patent
 
#apple has taken #patent lunacy to new heights in #california

https://www.patentprogress.org/2018/05/16/icon-patents-shouldnt-entitle-profits-on-whole-device/ @fosspatents
Icon Patents Shouldn’t Entitle The Patent Owner To Profits On The Whole Device
 
#Genotyping Patent Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 http://docketreport.blogspot.com/2018/05/genotyping-patent-invalid-under-35-usc.html another bogus abstract #patent that was granted by #uspto

§ 101 to the rescue
 
And as usual, sites of #patent maximalists try hard to distract from #oilstates -- the vastly more important #scotus decision from the same day

https://www.law.com/texaslawyer/2018/05/16/partes-on-survival-of-inter-partes-review-may-signal-an-sos-for-parties-entering-the-uncharted-waters-of-inter-partes-review-in-the-post-sas-world/ #ptab #patents
 
Bereskin & Parr LLP's Isi Caulder and Paul Blizzard on painting bogus #swpats as "AI" to get #patent grants https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=dda6718e-a2e3-4232-bb47-34963946961f "has seen an increase of 500%"
 
Watchtroll now calls the #patent extremists (like him) the "pro-patent community" as if #patent rationalists are anti-patents (they're not). This month he maligned #scotus - calling it "anti-patent"!
 
The Anti-PTAB ( #Patent Quality), Anti-§ 101 Lobby is Losing Its Mind and It Has Become Amusing to Observe http://techrights.org/2018/05/15/angry-mob-of-patent-lawyers/ #ptab #section101 #cafc #patents #scotus #oilstates #swpats
 
Josh Landau (CCIA) on #appsung #patent trial:
Did You Buy Your Car Just Because Of The Cup Holder?
https://www.patentprogress.org/2018/05/15/did-you-buy-your-car-just-because-of-the-cup-holder/ @fosspatents
Did You Buy Your Car Just Because Of The Cup Holder?
 
"claims that EPO tried to bribe him when he accompanied members of the consented towns but he refused"
http://frontpageafricaonline.com/county-news/liberia-river-cess-community-rejecting-oil-palm-plantation/
A different #epo but the #patent EPO is bribing as well. A lot.
Liberia: River Cess Community Rejecting Oil Palm Plantation
 
The #patent microcosm really want to derails #ptab

Michael Loney:
 
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