Who is patenting AI technology?

Who is patenting AI technology?

Some of the most popular movies in the past few decades or so are about AI – Terminator, War Games and The Matrix – and present it as an existential threat to mankind. But the reality is much less dramatic. The term ‘AI’, as it is used in pop culture, in fact refers...
Patent litigation trends in the Internet of Things

Patent litigation trends in the Internet of Things

This article is an extract of an ongoing study around patent activities in the space of IoT technologies. The analysis conducted by IPlytics intends to shed light on the potential legal risks for any IoT business in the market. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of...
Patent and litigation trends for 3D printing technologies

Patent and litigation trends for 3D printing technologies

The success story of 3D printing began in 1984 when Charles W Hull applied for a patent for stereolithography. In 1989 S Scott Crump of Stratasys invented fused deposition modelling, which fuses material layer by layer until a 3D object is created. This style of...
Recent patent trends in CRISPR

Recent patent trends in CRISPR

Nothing in the field of genome editing has looked to be as ground breaking as clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR). While it is difficult to predict the future for a technology that is still so young, activity in the patent landscape...
How patents are shaping up for virtual and augmented reality

How patents are shaping up for virtual and augmented reality

A patent landscape analysis of the strongest patent holders and market trends. In the last five years, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have seen very impressive growth rates. This article examines the patent landscape in VR and AR...