JiNan Glasgow George recognized for 20 years of practicing law by the Durham Bar

At the most recent meeting of the Durham County 16th Judicial District Bar Association, JiNan Glasgow George received a certificate in honor of her 20 years of practicing law. Speaking from the event, JiNan said it’s amazing that’s already been 20 years. “It seems like yesterday – time flies when you’re doing what you love.”

JiNan Glasgow George Named Top IP Global Strategist by IAM for Third Consecutive Year

JiNan Glasgow George, Neo IP Founder and CEO, has been named to the IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists for the third consecutive year. The IAM Strategy 300 “identifies the individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize the value of IP portfolios.” The list is compiled via an […]

The Eclipse IP Conference Retrospective – 7 years

The Eclipse IP Conference – uniting thought leaders in IP since 2013 Neo IP held its first Eclipse IP conference was in 2013. We had no idea it would still be around 7 years later. We’ve had so much fun and met so many amazing and talent entrepreneurs that we thought we’d take some time […]

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 […]

What Technology is Patentable after Alice?

As mentioned in our previous post, the Federal Circuit has recently upheld a variety of “software” patents in the face of Alice challenges by accused infringers. This post gives a brief overview of the technology found to be patent eligible in the most influential post-Alice decisions. The earliest Federal Circuit case upholding a software patent […]