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Good news for patentees: five years after KSR, new case reveals “poster child for impermissable hindsight reasoning”

USA - June 4 2012 The KSR Supreme Court decision on obviousness is now more than five years old (decision rendered April 30, 2007)....

Simply amazing: protein electronic conductivity and organic electronics?

USA - August 15 2011 MSNBC featured a newly published paper in Nature Nanotechnology which - can't speak for others - struck me as very significant work....

Momentum for additive manufacturing continues to grow: USPTO customer partnership meeting announced

USA - December 16 2012 Momentum for “additive manufacturing” (aka “3D printing”) continues to grow....

Japan, S. Korea, and Germany lead in nanotech patenting for non-USA countries

USA, South Korea, Germany, Japan - May 4 2011 From the beginnings of the NNI, the "race" between the industrialized countries to develop nanotechnology was a focus point....

DARPA leading the way - nanotechnology patents

USA - March 19 2011 DARPA is quietly leading the way in nanotechnology as well as other advanced research sectors (DARPA: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)....