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All the most recent news stories, updated every Tuesday, to keep you informed of the events in ever-changing and fast paced industry.

The Rachel Krevans Scholarship

ChIPs announced today the launch of the Rachel Krevans Scholarship for women law students interested in a career in intellectual property. ChIPs established the scholarship in 2018 to honor the memory of Rachel Krevans, a renowned intellectual property litigator at...

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Walmart receive blockchain focused patent

Walmart have received a patent for a system designed to store patients medical records in a blockchain database that could be accessed in case of emergency. Radio frequency identification (RFID) scanners will be used to scan a wearable device and, in addition, a...

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Samsung’s latest $400 million lawsuit

Samsung, one of the leading chip manufacturers int he world, has been given a guilty verdict by a jury in South Korea. The case began over patents on Finbased field-effect transistor (FinTET) technology that are owned by South Korean university, the Korea Advanced...

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Uber applies for patent to detect drunk-ness!

Uber's popularity has been growing enormously since it began, as a safe way for people to get around. It is often used post-night out by people as a safe way of getting home and not drink-driving. Their growing interest in drunk passengers has been broadcast this week...

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Samsung reject $533 million decision

It was ruled last month by a US federal court that Samsung should pay Apple more than $533 million in damages for infringing on their patents linked to iPhones. The trial was a result of the US Supreme Court decision that kicked back the case to a lower court to...

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L’Oreal lose High Court battle with start-up company

A beauty start-up called Olapex has sued L'Oreal for infringing on a patent used in its hair lightening product. The product has been used by high-profile celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Kim Kardashian, and Chrissy Tiegen. The lawsuit is being represented by Hogan...

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Deere takes legal action to protect product patents

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) today took legal action against Precision Planting LLC and AGCO Corporation, claiming that the companies have infringed on 12 John Deere patents. The Deere patents relate to several of the unique and inventive aspects of John Deere planting...

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The European patent office has approved LIDDS’ patent

The European patent office has approved LIDDS' patent related to devices and methods of injection. The patent is now approved in all major markets and provides protection for all drug formulations based on the NanoZolid® technology. The patent describes devices and...

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