Menu

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - News, Features, and Slideshows

News about U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Tech industry likes Obama nominee for patent office

    The U.S. tech industry scored a victory this week when President Barack Obama nominated former Google lawyer Michelle Lee to lead the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Oct. 14 03:19
  • Supreme Court could limit software patents in Alice case

    A case before the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week could have a huge impact on business-method and software patents, with some experts concerned that the court could put significant limits on what can be patented.

    Written by Grant Gross03 April 14 07:04
  • What's the problem with DMCA takedown notices?

    A U.S. government effort to encourage agreement among copyright holders and Web-based services on how to improve the notice-and-takedown process in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act began Thursday with some disagreement about what direction the discussions should take.

    Written by Grant Gross20 March 14 19:19

Market Place