Capcom
Koei Tecmo Games has been ordered to pay Capcom almost $1.5 million in compensation after a court agreed that Koei Tecmo had infringed upon two of Capcom’s patent. The ¥157 million settlement – which consists of ¥144m in damages and ¥13.1m in legal fees – follows a court case that was filed in 2014 accusing Koei Tecmo of infringing upon Patent #3350773 (Patent A) and Patent #3295771...

Patented
A tentative court ruling further reduces the scope of claims involving patent violations related to BlackBerry Messenger Back in early 2018, BlackBerry sued Facebook and Snap over allegedly violating seven patents for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), which cover timestamps, message notifications, push notifications for ads, tagging photos, and mapping activities. Facebook...

World IP Forum
  JOIN US World IP Forum 2019 Dear Colleagues, We trust this email finds you well and that you enjoyed the INTA 141st in Boston as well as had fruitful networking opportunities. In November 2019, we will be attending the 7th Edition of World Intellectual Property Forum from Nov 6th to Nov 8th, 2019 in TAIPEI If you have any queries on IP...

Ford Bronco Patents
Patent picking Three new patents from Ford hint at possible features we could expect from the all-new Bronco. None of the filings call out the Bronco by name; however, it’s challenging to think of another Ford offering that’d require removable windows or an interchangeable grille. The Bronco is one answer – or the smaller “baby” Bronco announced in 2018. Patent and...

Silicon Valley offices of the United States Patent and Trademark (USPTO) in San Jose, California
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is asking for the help of experts and the broader public to determine the impact AI will have on intellectual property and “whether new forms of intellectual property protection are needed.” A call for public comment was published in the Federal Registrar by the USPTO today in search of answers about such issues as...