Posts by: pkilgore

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Technology Analyst Training

BU’s Technology Development Office has put up signups for their annual analyst training program. The analyst program is a great way to gain exposure to patent law, technology licensing, and startups. Exploring Careers in Technology Development Most research universities, federal labs, and mid-to-large sized companies have some sort of technology transfer or intellectual property management […]

Bilski — Throwing Back The Gauntlet

Patenly-O has more commentary on Bilski, including a great piece by Shubha Ghosh, Vilas Research Professor & Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Vilas writes: Ultimately, Bilski v Kappos says more about how patent law is made in the United States than about patentable subject matter. By setting the clock back to 1982, […]

Bilski v. Kappos

The Supreme Court release their opinion of Bilski yesterday, leaving more questions than answers on business method tests. Reactions are streaming in from around the country. Patently-O writes: In general, the opinion offers no clarity or aid for those tasked with determining whether a particular innovation falls within Section 101. The opinion provides no new […]

Patent Wars: Apple files patent counter-suit against Kodak

In January, Kodak sued both Apple and RIM (makers of Blackberry) for infringing on patented imaging technology. In an answer filled this week, Apple claims not only that Kodak’s patents are invalid, but counterclaimed that Kodak is infringing upon two of their own patents. Read more at Ars Technica Look up the patents themselves on […]