The Alabama Inventors Database includes inventors who lived in Alabama at the time they received their patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The Government Documents Department of the Birmingham Public Library compiles these records and updates the database on an ongoing basis. Each record contains a link to the Web site of the USPTO where scanned images of the original documents may be viewed using TIFF software.
An anonymous reader writes "An article at Dr. Dobb's looks into the consequences of a dangerous idea from Oracle during their legal battle with Google: 'that Google had violated Oracle's Java copyrights by reimplementing Java APIs in Android.' The issue is very much unsettled in the courts, but the ...
European Patent Convention - This area contains legal texts from the EPO, including the European Patent Convention, Ancillary regulations to the EPC, National law relating to the EPC, Guidelines for Examination, and much more.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the leaders of G8 countries closed their recent summit in Hokkaido, Japan by encouraging “the acceleration of negotiations to establish a new international legal framework, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), and seek to complete the negotiation by the end of this year.” (By Michael Geist)
Linksammlung des Software-Entwicklers Jürgen Ernst zu Softwarepatenten im Besonderen und Urheberrecht und Patentrecht im Allgemeinen. Enthält Verweise auf sehr kritische offizielle Studien von WIPO und Regierungen.
Ganz schön peinlich, wenn's stimmt: Im Patentstreit mit Samsung legt Apple einem deutschen Gericht offenbar ein manipuliertes Beweisfoto vor. Auf dem Bild ist neben Apples iPad 2 ein Galaxy Tab 10.1 mit einem falschen Seitenverhältnis und entferntem Samsung-Logo zu sehen.
As part of the Single Market Act, the Commission unveiled today a wide-ranging strategy to modernise intellectual property rights (IPR) in the Single Market. The strategy sets out a blueprint for a number of initiatives the Commission intends to take between now and 2014. Among the first deliverables of this strategy are today's proposals for an easier licensing system for so-called "orphan works" and for a new regulation to reinforce customs actions in fighting trade of IPR infringing goods.
Liu Y. Jiang P. Wang W. Tan R.. (2011)cited By (since 1996) 0; Conference of IEEE 2nd International Conference on Computing, Control and Industrial Engineering, CCIE 2011; Conference Date: 20 August 2011 through 21 August 2011; Conference Code: 86652.