TAEUS IP Blog

PatentBooks, Inc. Roundtable Press Release

By Anastasia Nutter | Jun 6, 2018 | Comments Off on PatentBooks, Inc. Roundtable Press Release

For Immediate Release June 4, 2018 Colorado Springs, Colorado   PatentBooks Inc. (patentbooksinc.com) is pleased to announce an invitation-only Early Adopter Roundtable for the Geolocation & Autonomy PatentBook occurring on-line June 14, 2018 @ 0800 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT=GMT-7), 10 AM EDT.   The Early Adopter Roundtable invitation is extended to the world’s top companies that own US patents and/or…

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TAEUS War Stories: The “Art” of Searching for Prior Art

By Anastasia Nutter | Jan 30, 2018 | Comments Off on TAEUS War Stories: The “Art” of Searching for Prior Art

Prior art searching is often times a dull, uninteresting affair that is done on a computer searching electronic records.  Electronic database searching has its place but it often times does not yield the information needed to invalidate a patent.  Here is a true story about a prior art search TAEUS did to invalidate a Japanese…

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Time To Get Your Patents Into PatentBooks

By Anastasia Nutter | Nov 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Time To Get Your Patents Into PatentBooks

It’s high time we fixed patent licensing in the United States of America, setting the example for the rest of the world. Patent rights are the most fundamental property rights in society. One must be able to own and profit from one’s own ideas. Obtaining a patent is both challenging and expensive. When one finally…

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Out of Focus

By Anastasia Nutter | Nov 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Out of Focus

I have productive and enlightening conversations with other IP practitioners every day. The tone of many conversations is one of general dissatisfaction with the state of our industry. There is often a feeling of “how did we get here?” or “where is all the business?” I started asking a different question of nearly everyone I…

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Sovereign Immunity: Circumventing the PTAB

By Anastasia Nutter | Nov 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Sovereign Immunity: Circumventing the PTAB

A few weeks ago, I was in meeting with a prospective client and he asked me what my opinion was on “sovereign immunity.”  This question caught me off guard because, until that point, I had not really heard this term used with respect to intellectual property.  After doing some quick research and reading a few…

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Creative Ways to Extract Value from Software Intellectual Property

By Anastasia Nutter | Oct 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Creative Ways to Extract Value from Software Intellectual Property

If you have been involved in the Intellectual Property industry for even as little as six months, I am sure you have heard of the Alice v. CLS Bank case and the US Supreme Court’s landmark decision regarding it.  This decision effectively neutered many companies’ software patents and, along with Inter Parte reviews, killed software…

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Sales Executive Job Opening: Germany

By Anastasia Nutter | Sep 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Sales Executive Job Opening: Germany

Germany: TAEUS Corporation is actively looking for a new Sales Executive in Germany (ideally Munich). Germany is a hotbed for Intellectual Property (Patent) litigation in Europe. We are looking for someone with roots in the following: High Tech Semiconductors Reverse Engineering Consumer Electronics Intellectual Property In this position you will be required to sell TAEUS…

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TAEUS War Stories: Fish Finder

By Anastasia Nutter | Aug 25, 2017 | Comments Off on TAEUS War Stories: Fish Finder

Once upon a time… There was a patent litigation that was stuck due to inconclusive information on the accused product. TAEUS unstuck the litigation with hard data, and the plaintiff won their case. Here are the particulars: The patent, owned by Computrol, covered a sideways-looking sonar algorithm used in a fish-finder. This was useful to…

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Unexpected Opportunities

By Anastasia Nutter | Aug 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Unexpected Opportunities

The value of patents, both real and perceived, varies widely from portfolio to portfolio and situation to situation. After 25 years in IP consulting, TAEUS has had the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of intellectual property matters across many industries. The needs of patent owners are diverse based upon the specific goal at…

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Set-Top Box Investigations

By Anastasia Nutter | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Set-Top Box Investigations

TAEUS has performed dozens of analyses relating to set-top box technology over its 25-year history. As the technology has advance the investigation techniques have changed, and the challenges have multiplied. TAEUS employs hundreds of subject matter experts (SMEs) to perform the patent analysis and reverse engineering that our clients require. We rely on our SMEs to…

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