Apple is facing a new lawsuit over patent infringement, targeting Siri’s natural language abilities

SAN FRANCISCO: Non-practicing entity Portal Communications has filed a lawsuit against Apple for alleged infringement of three patents related to natural language voice query systems — the technology being used by the iPhone-maker in its products in the form of the Siri virtual assistant. According to tech website Appleinsider, in its filing with the Eastern […]

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CAN I LICENSE A PENDING PATENT APPLICATION?

Inventors often inquire whether it is possible to license a pending patent application. Some ask whether they should even file for a patent before licensing their inventions. Not only is it possible to license a pending patent application, but it is actually a preferred way of obtaining value from you invention before the patent application issues, if […]

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