Category Archives: Patents

April 17, 2015

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April 16, 2015

Here’s a recently articulated “rule” by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. This rule will seem rather “basic” and “obvious” to my non-lawyer friends. Unfortunately for the reputations of us patent lawyers, this “new” rule was pronounced on April 10, … Continue reading

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April 8, 2015

Why are some people inventors, and others, like me, never invent anything? This video by Jason Headley suggests that perhaps inventors ask themselves one or more of SEVEN very important questions…http://jasonheadley.com/TIOI.html

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April 8, 2015

Just a little spelling issue: “Extention” Cord Wall Socket… http://www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?emailid=14945&source=facebook&sourcemember=831055 22 Inventions That Should Be Everywhere. #7 is Genius. There are certain things that would simply make our lives better, just as long as they become commonplace. BA-BAMAIL.COM

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April 4, 2015

In 2013, the law firm of a friend of mine, Mike Heim, represented a patent owner against AT&T, and received a jury verdict of patent infringement, in which the jury awarded $40,000,000.00 in damages to their client! Of course, AT&T … Continue reading

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March 31, 2015

It’s no surprise that most federal judges don’t like patent lawsuits. One reason is that the lawsuits can turn on highly technical, seemingly very minor, issues. Here’s a recent example: Flexiteek v. Plasteak, a lawsuit filed in the Southern District … Continue reading

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March 23, 2015

We have all heard rumors, and “stories” of those so-called “patent trolls”, but last week the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order against one such entity, AND against a certain law firm right here in Texas, in Austin. The … Continue reading

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March 8, 2015

Law Office of Tim Headley added 9 new photos to the album: Some Of My Clients’ Patents. Monopolies (also known as “Patents”) granted to my clients by the U.S. Patent Office

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August 27, 2013

Patent law experts: I have a question for you. The new patent law (35 U.S.C. 102(b(1)(A)) says that “it’s o.k.” if the inventor disclosed his invention less than a year before the effective filing date of his patent application. No … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013

Was Michael Doyle the inventor of all “interaction” on websites? On July 22, 2013, the Federal Circuit affirmed the East Texas trial court’s decision that answered that question with a “NO”… http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/07/the-webs-longest-nightmare-ends-eolas-patents-are-dead-on-appeal/?utm_source=Triggermail&utm_medium=email&utm_term=10+Things+In+Tech+You+Need+To+Know&utm_campaign=Post+Blast+%28sai%29%3A+10+Things+You+Need+To+Know+This+Morning

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