Kiosk Scanner & Mobile Phones Reading Codes Be glad you are not one of the 67 companies being litigated against for violation of this patent. The patent number is US 8,424,752 B2 and the list of defendants is impressive. https://www.google.com/patents/US8424752 Patent Abstract A method comprising: capturing a digital image using a digital image capturing device that is part of a… Read More »
On Thursday, the court upheld the notion that an idea alone can’t be patented, deciding unanimously that merely implementing an idea on a computer isn’t enough to transform it into a patentable invention.
Kiosk Patent “449” & RTC The information here is regarding legal actions related to patent “449” for equipping a kiosk with WiFi basically. Actions began in July of 2014 and still in progress. A total of 14 actions. Update: 3/12/2015 For reference as of today here are the closed cases: Catalina, Zivelo, Phoenix, Flex, StoreKraft, Slabb & Digiboo.… Read More »
Patent Kiosk News Legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious patent trolls The National Retail Federation today welcomed bipartisan patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious… Read More »
Interesting article on Verizon from IP Watchdog as Verizon joins their list “Companies We Watch”. Verizon has been very active in the patent and self-service area. Their patent for tele-diagnosis and analysis of dermatological skin conditions is fascinating one for me. Excerpts from IP Watchdog Verizon’s inaugural appearance in the Companies We Follow series revealed plenty of patent… Read More »