Buffalo patent lawyer & attorney Vincent LoTempio uses his LoTempio Law Blog to provide information and insight on patents, trademarks, copyright issues and more.
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Tweet of the week Thanks to @ifones for tweeting this week about how Apple may take on a new role in video gaming if its latest patent application, published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week, ever makes it into a product. Take a look how Patently Apple breaks down the Apple...
Yahoo filed an infringement lawsuit against Facebook based upon 10 patents. Some of the patents have been around for a few years. What took them so long to make this claim? Or is it just coincidence that Facebook is about to go public with huge IPO. Facebook filed for a $5 billion initial public...
Recently the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a warning to all trademark applicants regarding “Non-USPTO Solicitations that Resemble Official USPTO Communications.” The USPTO warned that companies not affiliated with the USPTO were using the USPTO database to...
Anoop Gopakumar and his group at MaxVal provide patent litigation alerts every day and today Anoop provided me with some interesting data on patent filings over the past year. 3963 patent litigation cases were filed 2011. I've posted below a detailed chart analysis of who filed those patent...
The Buffalo Law Journal asked me to write a guest column in their recent edition which featured a Special Report on Legal Technology/Social Media. Here is the article: Getting a piece of the social media pie Through social media, the Internet is once again profoundly changing the world in which we...
As a patent attorney in Erie County I often get asked, "how can I get my products on the shelf in Walmart?" Shelf space is like real estate and every inch inside the store has to be accounted for and the product on that shelf must earn a profit equivalent to the cost to keep that shelf...
According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office “Performance and Accountability Report of Fiscal Year 2011” the USPTO granted an all-time high 244,430 United States utility patents in 2011. Asian companies hold eight of the top 10 spots on the 2011 patent list and 25 or half...
As a Buffalo copyright attorney I meet many new authors. A childhood friend of mine recently published a book of songs he wrote and I asked him to share some of his thoughts about the publishing process with my LoTempio law blog readers. Here is what Alan Gembola had to say: Can you give us a...
Even though a jury ruled that the software that runs the famous Facebook site infringed on the patent of Leader Technologies, Facebook still won the case. The reply appeal brief was just filed last month. I think the issues in this case are relevant for all inventors. Inventors should be aware that...
Inventor Robert N. Noyce Born Dec 12 1927 - Died Jun 3 1990 Invention: Semiconductor Device-and-Lead Structure Integrated Circuit Patent Number 2,981,877 (PDF) Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame™ in 1983 Often referred to as the Mayor of Silicone Valley, Robert Norton...