Patent Baristas inked a deal with Bigstock stock image company. Bigstock offers over 13 million royalty-free photographs and illustrations from talented photographers and artists around the globe, available for almost any purpose. This is not the same as the Getty Images and iStockphoto fiasco where images were made available for free on Google Drive and […]

“The objective of ArchPatent is providing the simplest, most intuitive USPTO search tool.” ~Tony Rainoldi ArchPatent is a new service for searching U.S. patent information.  It offers a number of tools for searching for patents and then refining search results according to various parameters. The basic service is free or you can upgrade to ArchPatent […]

The Pharmacy Technician Certification blog posted its round-up of the 50 Best Twitter Feeds for Pharma News.  While there is no shortage of feeds you can find in pharma, this list provides a breakdown of the best feeds in various categories. Best Pro Twitter Feeds for Pharma News include: Pharma Twits Café Pharma Fierce Pharma […]

I received information from SyncIDS on their new, on-line service that provides patent practitioners with a prior art database for filing Information Disclosure Statements with the U.S. Patent Office. When new documents or matters are added to the database, SyncIDS automatically shows all of IDSs that need to be filed, and everything needed to file […]

The U.S. Patent Office has learned of a new technological advance called “rss feed” and has instituted the system for the USPTO Systems Status and Availability site a mere 10 years after Netscape started using it. On the Electronic Business Center, you can check the web page for the latest information on operating status and […]

The Federalist Society has a new patent law podcast posted on the Quanta Computer v. LG Electronics case before the Supreme Court and its impact on patent licensing.   In Quanta, the Supreme Court is being asked whether the Federal Circuit erred by holding, in conflict with decisions of this Court and other courts of appeals, […]

Dinesh Vadhia, CEO of Xyggy Corporation, gave us an early look at a new patent search tool Xyggy Patent, which allows you to search for similar patents using known patents as the query. The queried patents are selected by patent number or patent title and the results are returned in ranked order according to their […]

SCOTUScast is presenting a podcast debate between Professor Michael Risch (WVU) and Professor Joshua Sarnoff (American) on the In re Bilski case.  They each filed competing amicus briefs before the en banc panel last year, and so are ideal opponents. This 30-minute podcast, part of a podcast series called SCOTUSCast run by the Federalist Society, […]