Patent Riffs & Links 4-30-18

Patent News and Links for 4-30-18:

1. Twisting the Nose of Wax | PATENTLYO
By Dennis Crouch: “01 Communique Lab. v. Citrix Systems (Fed. Cir…”
Apr 28, 2018

2. New Service to Preserve Online Content Sees Big Growth in First Year | LEXOLOGY
“Over 30% of Am Law 100 firms are now easily preserving websites, social media and videos with Page Vault On Demand CHICAGO, IL (APRIL 30, 2018) – Page Vault Inc., the legal industry’s leading provider of web capture solutions, has developed a new service that enables legal professionals to easily preserve and authenticate web content for due diligence or e-discovery…”
Apr 29, 2018

3. Business briefs for Sunday, April 29, 2018 | KENOSHANEWS
By DAVID WALTER: “Speech therapy business to open SOMERS — Simply Spoken Therapy, 8003 12th St., will have a grand opening and open house 3 to 5 p.m. May 10…”
Apr 28, 2018

4. PayPal has an idea for augmented reality payment glasses — here’s how it could work | CNBC
By Sara Salinas: “Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal PayPal this past week refreshed a years-old patent for an augmented reality shopping experience that would layer virtual information over physical products. With tech giants like Apple reportedly planning similar products, PayPal could be putting this idea to use in payment-enabled glasses sooner rather than later…”
Apr 29, 2018

5. A telecoms blockbuster: Beijing High Court upholds patent injunction in IWNCOMM v Sony | IPKITTEN.BLOGSPOT
“Miserable, cold and windy. Another Spring weekend in London. So if you are looking for something to warm your cockles and put a spring in your step, look no further than China…”
Apr 28, 2018

6. IBM Filed A Patent For Conducting Smart Contracts On An Internet Of Things (IoT) Network | CANADIANHOMESTEADING.CA
By Erin VanDyke: “On Thursday, April 26th, IBM filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to patent a method that allows a group of inter-connected devices to execute smart contracts on an Internet of Things (IoT) network…”
Apr 28, 2018

7. Weather Sensors Get Intriguing Application | I-HLS
“A faster way for first responders to track clouds of toxic gases during an accident has been developed, originating on the battlefields of Iraq. The technology allows first responders to see where toxic plumes are moving before they arrive at a fire or toxic gas release…”
Apr 28, 2018

8. Control Over District Court Litigation is Required for Time Bar Under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b) | IPWATCHDOG
By Joseph Robinson: “Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp., No. 2015-1944, 2018 (Fed…”
Apr 28, 2018

9. Intellectual Franchise Rights | PATENTLYO
By Dennis Crouch: “Josh Malone, inventor of Bunch-O-Balloons, has provided a new patent-grant graphic below. Malone’s most recent case is before the Federal Circuit after the PTAB issued a final written decision rejecting the claims…”
Apr 28, 2018

10. This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag | NEWS.BITCOIN
By Avi Mizrahi: “Over the past few days we learned about how Amazon wants to track your bitcoin transactions, why TD Ameritrade planted its flag in the blockchain, and even how close to reality are flying cars. These stories and many more were covered in this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief…”

11. Ford patented a car with an integrated autonomous electric motorcycle | DIGITALTRENDS
By Bruce Brown: “You’re not going to believe this one, but it’s true. The U.S. Patent Office just awarded Ford a patent for a car with an integrated, deployable, anonymous electric motorcycle…”
Apr 29, 2018

12. Loveland Business Briefs | REPORTERHERALD
By Reporter-Herald Staff: “• Aleph Objects, the Loveland-based manufacturer of 3D printers, announced last week the upcoming release of the LulzBot Mini 2 desktop printer. The Mini 2, which Aleph Objects expects to start shipping in June, features numerous updates and upgrades, according to a press release…”
Apr 29, 2018

13. Reflections on Oil States: Are There Silver Linings Amidst the Doom and Gloom? | IPWATCHDOG
By Eric Guttag: “In its decision issued April 24, SCOTUS ruled (7-2) in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group that inter partes review proceedings (IPRs) conducted by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) do not violate Article III, or the 7th Amendment of the U.S…”
Apr 28, 2018