Neo IP owner honored by Financial Policy Council with Entrepreneur Award in NYC

On November 20th, JiNan Glasgow George, patent attorney and owner of Neo IP, had the honor of receiving an Entrepreneur Award from the FPC. Twice a year, this honor is given to those with the vision, grit, fortitude, and determination of entrepreneurs that inspire us to press onward regardless of challenges, obstacles, or setbacks. The Financial […]

Besides Including an Improvement, What Else Should an Invention Include to be Patentable?

Many patent applicants and patent owners have struggled to determine the exact standards the USPTO and the Federal Circuit use to determine whether inventions are patentable after Alice. Two of the most recent Federal Circuit decisions which apply Alice suggest that specifically defining what the invention is, as opposed to defining what the invention does, […]

Can Inventions Which Include Computer Automation Still be Patented?

Patent applicants who use computer automation in their inventions have worried about the effects of the Alice decision on their chances of obtaining a patent. Some degree of computer automation is arguably an improvement over traditional methods, and the Alice decision did not provide clear standards for evaluating the patentability of inventions including computer automation. […]

What Characteristic of an Invention is Most Useful in Obtaining a Patent after Alice?

Many patent applicants and patent owners have struggled to determine the exact standards the USPTO and the Federal Circuit use to determine whether inventions are patentable after Alice. However, recent decisions by the Federal Circuit suggest that one of the strongest standards has been hiding in plain sight all along. DDR Holdings recognized that a […]