Patents

Some articles on patent, patents:

Defensive Patent Aggregation
... Defensive patent aggregation (DPA) is the practice of purchasing patents or patent rights to keep such patents out of the hands of entities that would assert ... The opposite is offensive patent aggregation (OPA) which is the purchasing of patents in order to assert them against companies that would use the inventions protected by such patents (operating companies) and to ... Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs) Operating companies must often defend themselves against claims of patent infringement ...
Peer-to-Patent - Criticisms
... Criticism of the Peer to Patent project range from its goals to its likelihood of success ... posted to two articles favorable to Peer To Patent on the well-known Patently Obvious (Patently-O) blog articles about the announced launch and the actual launch of the pilot ... Here is a sampling of objections aired in various forums The patent system is too fundamentally out of kilter to be fixed by examining and rejecting individual patents ...
August Köhler - Patents and Publications
... As a member of Zeiss, August Köhler filed at least 25 patent applications in Europe as well as at least ten patents in the USA ... His patents include projection methods and illumination for kinematographs, microscope applications, and light and dark field illumination, among others ... in Germany on April 16, 1924 and with the United States Patent Office on March 31, 1925 (patent number 1649068) ...
Modern Stock Scams Using The Name of The United States Patent Association
... Certain promoters of stocks claim that their companies have “patents registered with the Untied(sic) States Patent Association” ... This is a meaningless designation because The United States Patent Association does not exist anymore, and There is no such thing as "holding patents with an association" ... Patents are issued by governments only ...