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Auto Industry May Ignore Tesla Patents

Earlier this month, Tesla announced that it will let other companies use its patented technologies in a move towards open-source collaboration and development of electric vehicle technology.  The news made headlines as Elon Musk stated on his blog that “other companies making electric cars, and the world would all benefit from a common, rapidly-evolving technology […]

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SCOTUS: Higher Bar Required for Broad Patents in Nautilus v. Biosig

In a decision likely to have a significant impact on the validity of broad patents, the United States Supreme Court reversed a Federal Circuit decision in Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments Inc. today. The issues at hand in the case were (1) whether the Federal Circuit’s acceptance of ambiguous patent claims with multiple reasonable interpretations – so long […]