Top 10 IP & Patent News – Week of 8/30/16

Welcome to Article One’s Top 10 Weekly News Update. Every week, Article One provides a quick list of the past week’s top news in patents and IP. Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading! What were your top IP news  stories last week? Post them below in the comments or discuss your thoughts on one of our top picks!  P&G Sues Rival, Claiming False Advertising and Patent Infringement – Read more…

Top 5: Mail Patents

People may not write letters to each other anymore, but the postal service is still going strong. This week, we take a look at a few mail-related patents! 1) Rotatable Mail Box This patented mailbox refers to the personal mailboxes that are usually stationed along a roadway. By having the mailbox attached to a rotatable Read more…

Business Method Patents Still Affected by Alice Decision

A recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek sheds a light on the group of software patents, specifically business-method patents, being invalidated. Since the Alice Corp decision ruled that abstract ideas implemented on a computer do not meet the standards of patentability, more than 370 software patents have been invalidated, according to data compiled by law firm Fenwick & West. Read more…

Top 10 IP & Patent News – Week of 8/22/16

Welcome to Article One’s Top 10 Weekly News Update. Every week, Article One provides a quick list of the past week’s top news in patents and IP. Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading! What were your top IP news  stories last week? Post them below in the comments or discuss your thoughts on one of our top picks!  FTC Report on PAEs Could Have an Outsized Effect on U.S. Read more…

Top 5: Cooking Patents

Improve your skills in the kitchen with our latest Top 5 patent list! 1) Throw-Away Portable Stove A stove of any kind is essential for cooking a variety of meals. This portable stove from the ’60s holds “a container of solidified fuel inside a ventilated housing,” which when removed and inverted can be used to Read more…

The 2016 Global Innovation Index Report

The 9th edition of the Global Innovation Index came out this past Monday. Co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the report features a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results, and an in-depth look at how innovation is born across the globe. As the above screenshot shows, Switzerland Read more…

Article One Partners Twitter Q&A

Article One Partners recently held a Twitter Q&A, and we’ve compiled the questions and answers tweeted out below: I have an invention that I haven’t patented yet. What should I do with it? What can I do with it? With First to File, it’s important to at least file a provisional patent. Seek legal advice Read more…

Article One Partners FAQ

While preparing for our first Twitter Q&A, we pulled together a list of common questions we’ve received over the years, and realized that many of them are focused on our crowd of Researchers. We’ve compiled that list below: Who is our crowd? They’re highly educated people who have signed up to compete to earn rewards. Read more…

Top 10 IP & Patent News Update – Week of 8/15/16

Welcome to Article One’s Top 10 Weekly News Update. Every week, Article One provides a quick list of the past week’s top news in patents and IP. Here are some of the stories that we’ve been reading! What were your top IP news  stories last week? Post them below in the comments or discuss your thoughts on one of our top picks!   U.S. Patent System May Be Biggest Obstacle for Inventors – Read more…

Top 5: Train Patents

The train was a revolutionary means of transportation and an important part in history. So this week’s Top 5 takes a look at patents that revolve around trains, subways, and railroads. 1) Passenger Rail Car This patented rail car features an upper level and lower level to allow for an increased passenger capacity. These types Read more…


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