Patent Prosecution

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Taking Patent Analytics to the Next Level

Maintaining Health Patent Portfolios

Defensive Prosecution Monitoring with LexisNexis® PAIR Watch

Sports enthusiasts know that defense wins championships, but it is no less critical when it comes to business. Patent protection plays an essential role in any business's defensive strategy by preventing its competitors from making, using, or selling the valuable...

Mixing Up Patent Prosecution With PatentAdvisor ETA™

LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® patent prosecution tools are consistently on the cutting edge of prosecution analysis and strategy. Patent practitioners with access to PatentAdvisor™ use actionable USPTO patent data to anticipate and react to prosecution obstacles with far...

Webinar: What Color is Your Examiner – Red, Yellow or Green?

How to Customize Your Prosecution Strategy Accordingly What You’ll Learn in This On Demand Webinar EXAMINER BEHAVIOR What would you change about your prosecution strategy if you knew more about your assigned examiner’s behavior and could identify cases that require...

Maintaining Healthy Patent Portfolios

How healthy is your company's patent portfolio? Many large companies take a shotgun approach to patent prosecution - relying on numerous patent applications and sheer force to take each patent application from filing to grant. However, with so many...

Webinar: The Patent Department of the Future

A perfect storm has caused in-house patent counsel to do more with less, lowering costs while increasing corporate asset value. If you continue to do things the way you always have, you could be...

Taking Patent Analytics to the Next Level

When Chris Holt created the "Examiner Allowance Rate" metric for what would become LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® over 10 years ago, it was a breakthrough innovation in the area of patent prosecution. For the first time, IP attorneys and other patent professionals had...

Pop Culture Patents: Samsung’s Flying Display

Launched initially as a trading company, South Korea’s Samsung has managed to innovate and reinvent itself time and again since being founded eighty years ago on March 1, 1938. Since it opened its doors, Samsung has survived and thrived throughout several phases of...

Data Analytics Take Flight in the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in PyeongChang and viewers are once again captivated as the world’s best athletes compete for Olympic gold. So much talent and patriotism is packed into only a few short weeks that it takes little time to get lost in the...

Pop Culture Patents: Coca-Cola’s Bottle Designs

The recipe for Coca-Cola is quite possibly the best-kept trade secret in the last century. It is also evidence that sometimes it is more valuable to keep product information confidential rather than to publish that information in exchange for patent protection. In...

TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC

In 2017, few patent cases created as much buzz as TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC lawsuit. Decided by the Supreme Court on May 22, many are still waiting to see what the Court’s decision will mean for the future of patent litigation, and, more...

Pop Culture Patents: The Foldable iPhone

Mobile phones have evolved significantly since they first became a mainstream necessity. Not too long ago, cell phones were the size of cinder blocks, then they were scaled down into flip phones, until they eventually became less recognizable as phones and more like...

Webinar: Taking Ownership of Your Patent Portfolio

When working for a corporation, you have the best understanding of your company's business strategy and goals. How can you make sure that outside counsel is making decisions that align with your overall strategy? This session will help you think through the issues...

Six Practical Uses for File Wrapper Searches

Beyond the depths of USPTO prosecution statistics there sits a world of rich, actionable content waiting to be tapped and utilized by patent practitioners. Tied to every patent application is a file wrapper containing the text of office actions, responses, claim...

LexisNexis Custom Reports for Alice

On June 19th, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International that significantly changed the landscape for what had been, up to that point, a very active area of intellectual property. The court found that the Alice...

Ten Terrifying Tales of Patent Prosecution

1. A Patent Examiner on Elm Street Does your patent examiner have a dark prosecution history? Many patent practitioners discover the true nature of their assigned USPTO patent examiner deep into the process. Patent examiner statistics reveal an examiner’s prosecution...

Pop Culture Patents: Adjustable Watch Bands by Apple

Apple never ceases to amaze as they consistently solve everyday problems that we are not even aware that we have. The same holds true of a patent held by Apple titled “Dynamic Fit Adjustment for Wearable Electronic Devices” (Application Number 14/691,217), which...

How to Engineer Your Application to Avoid Alice Rejections

Patent practitioners are still grappling with the fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank. Despite three sets of guidelines issued the PTO over the last two years for examination under Alice, many attorneys are finding themselves facing Alice...

Pop Culture Patents: Disney’s Newest Theme Park Ride

Who knows what Disney is up to? A recent patent publication has piqued the interest of theme park and patent enthusiasts alike. Disney’s patent application titled “Track-based Swing Ride with Long Arm Pendulum” is the latest lens for speculation about Disney’s...

Now Trending Patent Examination: Autonomous Vehicles

In the future we will look back and say that when the cars started driving themselves, we became free to put our minds to use. In the present, autonomous vehicles (or AVs) are far from ubiquitous, but AV innovations and patent applications relating to the subject are...

On-Demand Webinar: ‘Alice’ Before ‘Alice’

In this webinar, you'll get the story of how the USPTO first began systematically denying patentability to software inventions long before Alice v. CLS Bank International. Panelists Chris Holt, Vice President of Patent Analytics, LexisNexis PatentAdvisor® and Megan...

Patent Analytics: Trends, Reality and Avoiding Rejections

A webinar, led by Gene Quinn, founder of IPWatchdog.com, Robert Schaffer, intellectual property partner at Troutman Sanders and Thomas Franklin, Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend where they discuss: • Recent Federal Circuit cases dealing with 112 sufficiency of...

Now Trending Patent Examination: Artificial Intelligence

What was once the subject of futuristic thrillers and science fiction is now an integral part of life. Artificial intelligence is currently being used in healthcare, education, and finance, and the applications of AI are becoming more impressive every day. Exponential...

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