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‘Pad man’ gets patent for his 2002 invention

Coimbatore-based social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham has got the patent rights for the low-cost sanitary pad-making machine he invented more than a decade ago. Mr. Muruganantham initiated …
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Apple wins their Third Patent for an Invention allowing the Apple Watch Crown to act as a different kind of input device

Today a competing Apple news site published a report on this patent as if it was some new revelation. Apple doesn’t get multiple granted patents for the same invention by simply rehashing what has …
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Open Invention Network teams up with IBM, Linux Foundation, and Microsoft to protect open-source software from patent trolls

Open-source software — heck, all software — has been plagued by patent trolls for decades. The Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, is now expanding …
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A patent predicament: who owns an AI-generated invention?

If a computer has an idea, who owns it? This may sound like the start of a riddle but the question is taxing intellectual property experts worldwide — and their response will have a profound effect on …
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Open Invention Network, the Linux-based patent non-aggression community, exceeds 3,000 licensees

Some businesses, such as pharmaceuticals, still spend enormous amounts of time and money on intellectual property (IP) fights. Thanks to the Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent …
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Open Invention Network Demonstrates its Leadership as History’s Largest Patent Non-Aggression Community by Exceeding 3,000 Licensees

DURHAM, Jun 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — DURHAM, N.C., June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, announced …
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