Given that Lee testified that Mapbox has been a party to multiple patent lawsuits and only a single lawsuit can be located, coupled with Lee’s testimony that Mapbox has used the patent system as an applicant and no patents or applications can be f
Legal protection for databases in Canada is, perhaps surprisingly, a little convoluted. In some jurisdictions, unique database rights have been legislated (e.g. the EU).
By Kevin E. Noonan -- In the general chaos that has resulted from the Supreme Court's recent forays into trying to delineate the proper standards for patent subject matter eligibility (AMP v. Myriad Genetics, Mayo Collaborative Labs v.
The last day of June saw the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) quash the controversial Promise Doctrine.
The majority determined that the patent claims drawn to a computer memory system did not cover an abstract idea and, therefore, the second step of the Alice test was an unnecessary inquiry...
The court transferred plaintiff's patent infringement action for improper venue and rejected plaintiff's argument that TC Heartland did not apply to limited liability companies like defendant.
The court ordered the parties to choose an expert to help determine whether defendant reasonably could have raised certain prior art in its petition for inter partes review.
One promising approach is to argue that the claims are directed to a specific technological solution to a specific technological problem, as has been successful in the courts.
Gamevice is asserting a single patent in this case: U.S. Patent No. 9126119, titled Combination Computing Device and Game Controller with Flexible Bridge Section.
Virtual reality and augmented reality are catching on, and the fashion industry has taken notice. Many of today’s fashion brands are seeing their work being used in this disruptive technology.