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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.

Dentons advising Electroneum on patent request

Dentons is advising Electroneum Ltd, the early stage technology company aiming to transform the world of cryptocurrency, and which has filed a patent application for a technology that combines blockchain, cryptocurrency and mobile ubiquity. Electroneum has developed...

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Apple to pay $500 million to VirnetX

A notorious Patent Troll - VirnetX Holding Corporation - has won a major decision in the Eastern Court of Texas against Apple. Apple have been told in the decision that they should pay VirnetX over $500 million, in a decision that has been ongoing since 2012. In...

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Samsung being sued for $3 billion

A lawsuit has begun between Samsung and PACid Technologies for patent infringement of three patents. the patents in questions are believed to be related to the biometric security features of Samsung’s recent Galaxy devices; specifically, the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 and...

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Indivior sues generic versions of addiction treatment

Indivior has reacted to losing a recent court case by suing companies who are developing generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment . The Slough-based company's US arm has filed patent lawsuits against generic drugmakers Dr Reddy's, Actavis, Par, Alvogen and...

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Apple Watch at the centre of latest patent infringement claim

Michigan-based company Omni MedSci has set the precedent for a trial with Apple over its popular product the Apple Watch. As reported by Axios, Omni MedSci - a technology started focused on “near-infrared and mid-infrared broadband lasers” - alleges that the heart...

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BlackBerry sues Snapchat parent Snap

BlackBerry has reportedly filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Snapchat's parent company Snap in a similar lawsuit to that against Facebook earlier this month for fringement of patents relating to 3G and 4G wireless communications technology. Now, BlackBerry is...

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Minesoft launch brand new PatBase Analytics V2

PatBase Analytics V2 gives users the ability to bring data sets together into meaningful abstractions, group similar entities and present in a way that can be easily understood by both patent experts and those without patent know-how. The interface and design has been...

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DSS finds US Patent and Appeals Board wrong with earlier decision

Document Security Systems, Inc announced today that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) was wrong when it found that claims 1–4 and 9–10 of U.S. Patent No. 6,128,290 (“the ‘290 patent”), owned by DSS, were unpatentable. The ‘290 patent is the subject of DSS’s...

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IHI Upgrades IP Management with ANAQUA 9

Anaqua, Inc., today announced that Japanese comprehensive heavy-industry manufacturer IHI Corporation will upgrade its IP management systems by moving to ANAQUA 9, Anaqua’s integrated software and services platform. IHI, which provides a broad range of products such...

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