If I publish my trade secrets in a patent, surely it will be copied and the cost of litigation will be on me. Microsoft is a good example of a patent vampire. I did look into registering a US patent ...
This question might be rather academic. It is about patent litigation which is related to the US patent system. If a patent owner thinks, his patent is being infringed, the patent owner may choose to ...
Let's say a small software developer simply does not have enough money to pay the extreme costs of a patent infringement lawsuit. What happens in this case? Situation B: Let's assume the software is ...
What patents are being used by the patent troll Lodsys LLC to go after small iOS developers who take advantage of Apple's in-app purchase functionality?
Can 'my own' published application be used against 'my newer application' on the ground of 'prior-art'?
We have applied for a patent, it is published by 'PATENTSCOPE' of WIPO 7 months ago. It is presently with the International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA). The basis of invention is ...
I'm a small-scale independent inventor with few resources and have a patent that I believe is being infringed by a large company. I fear that if I approach the company on my own, I will have little ...