Apple today released iOS 12.1.2 which carries software changes to address the contentious patent which is involved with their ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm. The iOS update reportedly fixes issues addressed with the patent, however, Qualcomm says it violates the...read more
After the final judgment of the Düsseldorf District Court (docket number 4b O 132/16) finding for infringement of YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) of Nichia Corporation (“Nichia“) by WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH (“WOFI”), Nichia recently requested WOFI...read more
Article of the Week #1: How does Eligibility Examination at the USPTO currently compare with the EPO?
The EPO has again topped the rankings of the world’s five largest patent offices by users for the quality of its patents and services in Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine’s 2018 survey. In contrast, the U.S. patent system has fallen to 12th place in the US...read more
On October 26, 2018, the thirteenth session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) adopted, at the sixth meeting of the Standing Committee, the “Decision on Several Issues concerning Judicial Procedures for Patent and Other Intellectual Property Cases” (hereinafter...read more