Oculus vs. Oculu: Begun the IP War Has

The Internet is buzzing with news of the first shots fired in the IP battle between Oculus VR Inc., and Oculu LLC.  According to the most up to date information currently at hand, OCULU an online video streaming company is suing Oculus VR, the maker of the Oculus Rift brand VR head mounted display for … Continue reading

Congress Trolls Non-Practicing-Entities

For years now the business model of seeking licensing revenues from patents under the threat of litigation has come under fire from political, business and technology circles.  Patent Trolls, also known as “non-practicing entities” manage patent portfolios and seek payments from companies that may have infringing products or services.  Some NPEs (patent trolls) have been … Continue reading

America Invent Act Roadshow Teaches NY About Patent Law Changes

A little over a year ago, on September 16, 2011, President Obama signed the America Invents Act into law.  In so doing, he ushered in the most significant change to patent law in decades, maybe ever.  To help inventors, attorneys and other interested parties learn about the new laws, the agency is conducting roadshows across … Continue reading

Samsung Cries Foul In Landmark Patent Battle With Apple

Samsung, displeased with a ruling in their ongoing patent battle with apple, released evidence to the public that was excluded from federal court.  Specifically, Samsung wanted to introduce evidence that the design of the iphone was derived from previous Sony designs.  The evidence and further commentary can be found here.  Judge Lucy Koh, the presiding … Continue reading