Update Your Invention, Update your Patent Portfolio

Today I’m going to help you to avoid a very common patent pitfall. I encounter many high tech business owners, executives, and inventors who have the mistaken belief that if they’ve obtained a patent on the original version of a product that the patent will cover the product as a whole forever, but that is Read more about Update Your Invention, Update your Patent Portfolio[…]

The Key Issue for AI and Patents that No One is Talking About

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a very hot topic in the field of patent law. As AI has achieved some significant successes and momentum in recent years, including among major high-tech companies, the implications of AI for patents have grabbed everyone’s attention. Both high-tech companies and law firms are trying to figure out what strategies to Read more about The Key Issue for AI and Patents that No One is Talking About[…]

How To Obtain Software Patents Faster – Part 2

One of the most common complaints that companies have about the patenting process is that it is too slow, especially for software patents. Fortunately, there are some infrequently used methods for obtaining software patents much more quickly than the norm, and we at Blueshift IP are familiar with all of these ways and with choosing Read more about How To Obtain Software Patents Faster – Part 2[…]

How To Obtain Software Patents Fast – Part 1

One of the most common complaints that companies have about the patenting process is that it is too slow, especially for software patents. Fortunately, there are some infrequently used methods for obtaining software patents much more quickly than the norm, and we at Blueshift IP are familiar with all of these ways and with choosing Read more about How To Obtain Software Patents Fast – Part 1[…]

Why hiring a specialised Software Patent Attorney is important

I have found over the years that many high tech executives and managers very understandably assume that if they have a patent attorney who’s been doing a great job for them on their mechanical or electrical or chemical inventions over the years, that the same patent attorney would also do a great job handling patents Read more about Why hiring a specialised Software Patent Attorney is important[…]

How Patents Can Defend Your Company Against Lawsuits

Many high tech business executives have told me over the years that they don’t obtain patents and don’t think patents have value for their company because they don’t ever plan to sue anyone for patent infringement. This common but flawed logic can have devastating consequences for companies that follow it. What I explain to these Read more about How Patents Can Defend Your Company Against Lawsuits[…]

One Huge Mistake That Could Invalidate Your Patent

After your company has made a significant investment of time and money in obtaining a patent, the last thing you want to happen is for your patent to be invalidated because of a mistake that could have been avoided. In this article we will describe the importance of listing the right people as inventors on every Read more about One Huge Mistake That Could Invalidate Your Patent[…]

4 Myths About Provisional Patent Applications

You’ve likely heard about provisional patent applications… But do you really understand what a provisional patent application is and what protection it provides—and doesn’t provide—to your company? This is how many companies waste their money handling provisional patent applications the wrong way. There are at least 4 myths underlying the common misuse of provisional patent Read more about 4 Myths About Provisional Patent Applications[…]

Proven Techniques to Maximize Value in Strategic Patenting

Not all patent law firms are created equal. When you decide to pursue a patent for your invention (or on behalf of your company), you’re faced with a range of choices – and to get the most out of your patent dollars, you need to find a patent law firm that can maximize the strength Read more about Proven Techniques to Maximize Value in Strategic Patenting[…]

Software Patenting Just Got Easier

At Blueshift IP, we specialise in obtaining strong, broad, defensible, and enforceable software patents for our clients in the US and worldwide. Our attorneys have computer science degrees and decades of combined experience specializing in software patents. Ever since the landmark US Supreme Court Case of Alice Corp. vs CLS Bank in 2014, it has Read more about Software Patenting Just Got Easier[…]