Over 14,000 patents relating to holiday decor/accessories have been filed across the globe over the years. As the year comes to an end, so too do the active dates of several patents. Here are a few of the more interesting holiday-themed patents that expired in 2016.
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It wouldn’t be Christmas without a song that contains a series of increasingly grand gifts given twelve days before the big day. The song, published in England in 1780, seems a little out-of-date. I mean, really who needs twelve drummers drumming alongside seven swans swimming around?! Lucky for us, hair metal band Twisted Sister dropped a holiday album, A Twisted Christmas, in 2006. The band recorded a re-imagined version filled with heavy metal references called Heavy Metal Christmas.
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With the recent excitement of the party conventions and the upcoming United States Presidential election fast approaching this November, I began thinking about recent innovations in voting security and access in voting booth technology. I thought I'd take a quick look at this using Innography’s Advanced Analysis.
Categories: advanced patent search, application trends, patent analysis, patent filing trends, patent search, patents
There was no escaping the office water-cooler-talk about this summer’s thriller, Stranger Things, an 8-episode Netflix-original drama set in 1983 in a small Indiana town. The main character, Will, is a 12-year-old boy who has gone missing, sending his mom and friends on a terrifying, supernatural-filled investigation. Covering everything from secret government experiments to aliens, the series is a science-fiction buff’s dream, inspiring nerdy debates near and far. Using Innography, let’s find the ‘stranger’ side of patents and applications!
Categories: advanced patent search, patent analysis, patent search, patents, text clustering
This is a transcript of the video “Why do IP Professionals Prefer Innography? Hear from Our Clients”. It is available now on demand.
Categories: intellectual property management, ip strategies, licensing strategy, patent analysis, patent portfolio analysis, patent search, patents, r&d strategies
Skullcandy is in the news due to an acquisition bid by Incipio that was quickly followed by private equity firm, Mill Road Capital. Learn what is in the Skullcandy patent portfolio that might be part of the $177 million offers.
Categories: advanced patent search, due diligence software, intellectual property management, ip strategies, litigation strategy, mergers and acquisitions, patent analysis, patent filing trends, patent portfolio analysis, patent search, patent semantics, patent strategy, patent visualization tools, patents, semantic patent search, technology forecasts
This is a transcript of the video Driving IP Value: Better Investments, Increasing Returns, hosted by John Martin, CEO, Innography. It is available now on demand.
Categories: industry outlooks, intellectual property management, patents, r&d strategies, technology forecasts
This is a transcript of the webinar Competitive Intelligence and IP Best Practices, hosted by Innography’s own Emma Roubtsov, which is available now on demand.