ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PATENTS ON THE RISE

Artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming ingrained in daily life. From Alexa® to Siri®, robotic appliances, satellites, search engines, and automobiles and airplanes AI is there.  The number of artificial intelligence (AI) patent applications received annually by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) more than doubled from 2002 to 2018, according to a new […]

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Maintenance Fee Scams

Information for issued patents is a matter of public record. This information is often mined by deceptive individuals to swindle money from unsuspecting patent owners. For years unscrupulous actors have mailed or transmitted letters and emails regarding patent maintenance fees. Many patent owners have received “bills” that, at first glance appear to be “official”, but […]

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VP Joe Biden & USPTO Unveil “Patents 4 Patients”

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have unveiled a new program as part of the “Cancer Moonshot” initiative. “Patents 4 Patients” will help fast-track and implement new cancer treatment applications to get the newest and most effective technologies to patients in roughly half the time. “In […]

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