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This new patent makes it look like Nike has invented a ‘smart’ running shoe

US Patent Office According to the document, this figure “illustrates an environment in which an athletic parameter measurement according to various of examples of the invention may be employed.” Trying to translate that corporate speak into normal …
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Patent Drafting: Understanding the Specification of the Invention

To obtain a patent in the United States, a patent application must be filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is possible to start the patent application process overseas, filing what is called an international patent application under …
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Tricks & Tips to Describe an Invention in a Patent Application

One of the biggest problems that inventors face when setting out to define their invention is with describing what the law refers to as “alternative embodiments of the invention,” or simply “alternative embodiments.” Whenever you read the word …
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World Patent Marketing Invention Group Launches Breakthrough App Invention as Bartering Makes a Comeback All Over the World

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – World Patent Marketing, a vertically integrated manufacturer and engineer of patented products, announces Worldwide Bartering, an app invention that creates a virtual market place for barter …
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Full Federal Court rejects patent for computer-implemented invention

On 11 December 2015, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Commissioner of Patents v RPL Central Pty Ltd [2015] FCAFC 177 has confirmed that a scheme or idea implemented on a generic computer, using standard software and hardware, is …
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Apple’s Patent Pending 7000 Series Aluminum Invention used in the new iPhone 6s comes to Light

When Apple introduced the iPhone 6s on September 9, 2015 they pointed out in their press release and on their iPhone design page that they had upgraded the aluminum to that of the 7000 series aluminum, the same alloy used in the aerospace industry.
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