API Patents News

These are the news items I've curated in my monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the API definition conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I'm using all of these links to better understand how the space is testing their APIs, going beyond just monitoring and understand the details of each request and response.

Title Source Visit
Tweet RT Cloudflare Project Jengo Cloudflare039s Prior Art Search Bounty httpstcogJ1ScoGDu0 httpstcoKNhIN92kND (2017-05-11) twitter.com
Tweet RT Cloudflare Standing Up to a Dangerous New Breed of Patent Troll httpstcoJfePux1g0f httpstcolefO3Biqie (2017-05-12) twitter.com
Apple patent details how Siri could work in noisy environments (2017-05-11) thenextweb.com
Apple patent hints at one day charging your phone over WiFi (2017-04-27) www.theverge.com
Patents and Trademarks of World War One (2017-04-28) www.uspto.gov
Stupid Patents of the Month Taxi Dispatch Tech (2017-04-28) www.eff.org
Apple Patents LongRange Wireless Charging (2017-04-28) www.pcmag.com
IRobot sues Hoover other rivals over robot vacuum patents (2017-04-17) www.reuters.com
Snap reportedly buys geofilter patent that could protect it against Facebook (2017-04-21) www.theverge.com
Patent Owner Cant Use Foreign Court Order To Block EFF From Speaking Out (2017-04-12) www.eff.org
Objective Indicia of NonObviousness Must be Tied to Inventive Step (2017-04-13) patentlyo.com
Trade Secret Protections at the Patent Office (2017-04-11) patentlyo.com
Google and top Android partners agree to share software patents (2017-04-03) www.theverge.com
Facebook virtual reality unit Oculus faces lawsuit over imaging patent (2017-04-07) www.reuters.com
Walmart Patents Drones as Instore Gofers (2017-04-03) www.uasvision.com
Google hopes to end Android patent wars with a new community license (2017-04-04) thenextweb.com
Meet the Tractor Hackers and the Weeks Other Characters (2017-03-24) www.wired.com
USPTO Working Group on Regulatory Reform (2017-03-24) patentlyo.com
Supreme Court Eliminates Delay Defense In Patent Cases makerbusiness (2017-03-24) blog.adafruit.com
Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing (2017-03-23) www.pcworld.com
Think You Can Keep Up With 3D Print Patents Think Again (2017-03-23) www.fabbaloo.com
One Step Closer to Reclaiming University Innovation From Trolls (2017-03-17) www.eff.org
OptOut Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court Blog by LAVOIX (2017-03-17) upcblog.lavoix.eu
IBM Shamed Into Giving Away Awful Patent On Email OutOfOffice Messages (2017-03-01) www.techdirt.com
IBM patents out of office email messages (2017-03-02) www.zdnet.com
My Amicus Brief in In re Silver Texas Should Defer to Federal Circuit Law on Existence of Patent AgentClient Privilege (2017-02-21) patentlyo.com
Its a Good Idea to Actually Own the Patents you Sue on (2017-02-24) patentlyo.com
Google patents system to reduce injuries to pedestrians cyclists when selfdriving cars hit them (2017-02-14) www.siliconbeat.com
EFF to Supreme Court Patent Holders Shouldnt Be Allowed to Cherry Pick the Courts (2017-02-06) www.eff.org
Fortinet Assigned Patent (2017-02-07) www.storagenewsletter.com
Who The Hell Is Actually In Charge Of The US Patent And Trademark Office (2017-02-07) www.techdirt.com
Microsoft offers patent troll defense for cloud customers (2017-02-08) www.reuters.com
BRIEFTeva confirms generic Victoza patent challenge in the United States (2017-02-02) feeds.reuters.com
Stupid Patent of the Month A Lyrics Website With User Interaction (2017-01-31) www.eff.org
Patent Hints at Amazon SelfDriving Delivery Truck Plans (2017-01-21) www.pcmag.com
USPTO 2016 Performance and Accountability Report (2017-01-12) patentlyo.com
Patent Quality Where We Are (2017-01-13) patentlyo.com
More New Ways to Explore Patent Data (2017-01-12) www.uspto.gov
Researchers Submit Patent Application Vehicular Intra Network (2017-01-12) www.equities.com
Utility Patents for 2016 (2017-01-11) patentlyo.com
Where are all the patent practitioners (2017-01-11) patentlyo.com
Skyhook Wireless Inc v Google Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Interval Licensing LLC v Aol Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Apple Inc v Motorola Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Novell v Microsoft Corporation (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
EonNet LP v Flagstar Bancorp (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Oracle America Inc v Google Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Oracle Corp v PARALLEL NETWORKS LLC (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
INVESTMENT TECH GROUP v Liquidnet Holdings Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
MEDIOSTREAM INC v Microsoft Corp (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
In Re Microsoft Corp Antitrust Litigation (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Fm Industries Inc v Citicorp Credit Services (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Imageline Inc v FOTOLIA LLC (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
Sri Intern Inc v Internet SEC Systems Inc (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
New York v Microsoft Corp (2017-01-11) www.courtlistener.com
MyUSPTO Your Personalized Homepage for USPTO Tasks (2017-01-09) www.uspto.gov
Eight Wireless Patents Have Just Been Invalidated Under Section 101 Alice But Dont Expect the Patent Microcosm to Cover This News Techrights (2017-01-07) techrights.org
Interactive Patent Power 2016 (2017-01-03) spectrum.ieee.org
Researchers Submit Patent Application File Storage System Including (2017-01-07) www.equities.com
USPTO Releases its 2016 Performance and Accountability Report (2017-01-04) www.uspto.gov
Amazon awarded patent for flying warehouse (2016-12-29) www.zdnet.com
Amazon looks to the sky to store products (2016-12-29) www.reuters.com
Amazon Patent Tips BowandArrowProof Drones (2016-12-29) www.pcmag.com
Amazon is considering using blimps as huge airborne warehouses AMZN (2016-12-29) www.businessinsider.com
US Patent Litigation New Filings By Year (2016-12-19) patentlyo.com
Virtual StrongBoxs 4th Patent Protects File Transfer Between Devices (2016-12-14) www.videobasedtutorials.com
Patent Issued for Interaction between Web Gadgets and Spreadsheets (2016-12-15) www.equities.com
President Trump and the Patent Office (2016-11-09) patentlyo.com
IT Innovation at the USPTO in 2016 (2016-11-07) www.uspto.gov
Stupid Patent of the Month Changing the Channel (2016-10-31) www.eff.org
USPTO Proposed to Revise Rule 56 (2016-11-01) patentlyo.com
Pendency of US Patent Applications (2016-11-06) patentlyo.com
A Bit More Transparency in Patent Lawsuits (2016-11-02) www.eff.org
USPTO Allowance Rate (2016-11-02) patentlyo.com
Amazon Patents Shoulder Drone for Cops (2016-11-03) www.pcmag.com
Blockchains for Patent Filings (2016-11-04) dzone.com
Inside Intellectual Ventures Portfolio Nearly 500 University Patents (2016-10-18) www.eff.org
Public universities and even the US Navy have sold hundreds of patents to Americas most notorious troll (2016-10-19) boingboing.net
When Patents and Trademarks Go Bump in the Night (2016-10-21) www.uspto.gov
Bad Patents and the False Claims Act (2016-10-17) patentlyo.com
Its time for the Supreme Court to close patent laws venue loophole (2016-10-15) www.eff.org
Tweet 10 patents that launched billiondollar empires by IPfolio ndash httpstcothpCEZBl15 (2016-10-11) www.ipfolio.com
USPTO Uses Effective API Design to Expand API Set (2016-10-10) restlet.com
The Whole VR Porn Industry Is Talking About These Patent Lawsuits (2016-10-10) motherboard.vice.com
Patent Forum Shopping Must End (2016-10-13) www.eff.org
USPTO Seeks Further Public Input on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (2016-10-14) patentlyo.com
Mealeys IPTech Hypermedia Navigation Patent Is Invalid Netflix Says In New Petition (2016-10-13) www.lexisnexis.com
The Four Core Types of Intellectual Property (2016-10-11) dzone.com
Does the Patent Statute Cabinin the Abstract Idea Exception Yes (2016-10-11) patentlyo.com
A judge wants to make patent trolling a first amendment issue (2016-10-07) www.theverge.com
Fees Rising USPTO Proposes New Fees in Search of New Revenue (2016-10-05) patentlyo.com
Ingram Micro Patent Issued for Method and Standard for Integrating (2016-10-06) www.4-traders.com
Infringement Complaint Must Provide Factual Allegations at the ClaimElementbyClaimElement Level (2016-10-04) patentlyo.com
Stupid Design Patent of the Month Rectangles on a Screen (2016-09-30) www.eff.org
Patent Application Titled Providing Updates for Natively Rendered (2016-09-29) www.equities.com
Affinity Content Distribution Scheme (2016-09-23) patentlyo.com
Obviousness does not Require Prior Art to Fit Together Exactly (2016-09-22) patentlyo.com
Transparency in Patent Examination Prosecution Master Review Form (2016-09-20) www.uspto.gov
Your List of Lists is not the Disclosed List (2016-09-20) patentlyo.com
Patent Issued for Passporting Credentials between a Mobile App and a Web Browser (2016-09-15) www.4-traders.com
Santa Clara Duke Law Patent Quality Conference Patent Quality Its Time (2016-09-13) patentlyo.com
Coding Creativity Copyright and the Artificially Intelligent Author by Annemarie Bridy (2016-09-10) papers.ssrn.com
Stupid Patent of the Month Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review (2016-09-09) cyberlaw.stanford.edu
Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain (2016-09-08) patentlyo.com
Google Patent Helps SelfDriving Cars Detect Emergency Vehicles (2016-09-08) www.pcmag.com
On USPTO Oversight (2016-09-07) patentlyo.com
Lawrence Lessig An Interview with Lawrence Lessig on Copyrights (2016-09-03) www.econlib.org
The Fight against Intellectual Property (2016-09-03) mises.org
Eventfulness Kakao Suffers from Series of Lawsuits (2016-09-01) www.businesskorea.co.kr
List of new Social Media patents technologies (2016-08-30) tgs.freshpatents.com
Leveraging Electronic Resources To Retrieve Information From Applicants Other Applications and Streamline Patent Issuance (2016-08-30) patentlyo.com
Apple Patents Collecting Biometric Information Based on Unauthorized Device Use (2016-08-29) www.schneier.com
Apple Patents Method to Catch Phone Thiefs Fingerprints (2016-08-26) www.pcmag.com
Legislation to Reclaim University Invention from the Trolls (2016-08-22) www.eff.org
Tell Your University Dont Sell Patents to Trolls (2016-08-17) www.eff.org
EFF Asks Court to Uphold Invalidation of Podcasting Patent (2016-08-02) www.eff.org
Letter to Congress from 28 Law Professors Economists Urging Caution on the VENUE Act (2016-08-01) patentlyo.com
Stupid Patent of the Month Solocron Education Trolls With Password Patent (2016-07-29) www.eff.org
Patent Issued for ImageProcessing System ImageProcessing Method and (2016-07-21) www.equities.com
Blockstream Commits to Patent Nonaggression (2016-07-21) www.eff.org
GAO Patent Office Must Define and Improve Patent Quality (2016-07-20) patentlyo.com
Amazon patent proposes drone perches atop streetlights and other protruding infrastructure (2016-07-20) techcrunch.com
Judge invalidates Fitbit patents in suit against Jawbone (2016-07-20) www.theverge.com
Patent Filings Rising Slowly (2016-07-17) patentlyo.com
USPTOs New API Expected to ShakeUp the Patent Tools Market (2016-07-16) www.chipworks.com
What Will Happen When the USPTO Releases its APIs to the Wild (2016-07-16) www.ipwatchdog.com
USPTO Going In The Right Direction With Open APIs (2016-07-14) restlet.com
Vonage Granted Seven New Patents in 2016 (2016-05-11) www.barchart.com
Naver unit sues Kakao over patent infringing (2016-05-18) mengnews.joins.com
The Data Briefing Introducing the US Patent and Trademark Offices New Open Data Portal (2016-05-18) www.digitalgov.gov
USPTOs Six New Patent Quality Studies (2016-06-09) patentlyo.com
Vonage Granted Seven New Patents in 2016 (2016-05-12) www.prnewswire.com
Google Honeywell resolve Nest Labs patent dispute (2016-05-05) www.zdnet.com
Dropbox Assigned Three Patents (2016-04-29) www.storagenewsletter.com
Researchers Submit Patent Application System Method and Computer (2016-04-28) www.equities.com
More Patents Turning APIs Into An Invasive Royalty Generating Virus (2016-04-28) apievangelist.com
Investing in Patents (2016-04-26) patentlyo.com
Location Location Location What Adds to a Patents Valuation (2016-04-07) knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu
The Unintended Consequences Of API Patents (2016-04-07) dzone.com
The Unintended Consequences Of API Patents (2016-03-24) apievangelist.com
Adaptable Application Programming Interfaces And Specification Of Same (2016-03-24) appft.uspto.gov
The Unintended Consequences Of API Patents (2016-03-25) apievangelist.com
Supreme Court Grants Cert on Design Patent Damages (2016-03-21) patentlyo.com
Amazon wants the patent for paybyselfie (2016-03-14) recode.net
Using Trademarks to Avoid CountryofOrigin Issues (2016-03-02) patentlyo.com
IBM accuses Groupon of patent infringement (2016-03-03) www.zdnet.com
Federal Circuit Apples SlidetoUnlock Patent is Invalid (2016-02-29) patentlyo.com
Retroactive License to Parts Exhausts Patent Rights as to Whole (2016-02-18) patentlyo.com
MasterCard Secures Patent for Dynamic Account Numbers (2016-02-18) bankinnovation.net
Pending Supreme Court Patent Cases 2016 February 17 Update (2016-02-17) patentlyo.com
If You Are Proud Of Your API Patents Publish Your Portfolio And Showcase Them (2016-01-29) apievangelist.com
Researchers Submit Patent Application Content Delivery (2016-02-04) www.equities.com
If You Are Proud Of Your API Patents Publish Your Portfolio And Showcase Them (2016-01-30) apievangelist.com
httpswwwtechdirtcomarticles2016012909420033460beyondopenaccessopendataopensciencenopatentsshtml (2016-02-02) www.google.com
Pending Supreme Court Patent Cases 2016 January 20 Update (2016-01-20) patentlyo.com
Anonymous Loan Shopping An Unpatentable Abstract Idea (2016-01-20) patentlyo.com
My Stance On APIs And Patents (2016-01-27) apievangelist.com
Patent Application Titled Disrupting Automated Attacks on (2016-01-27) www.equities.com
Hacking the Patent System Improved Expanded Guide to Patent Licensing Alternatives (2016-01-26) www.eff.org
Google files patent for drone delivery receptacle (2016-01-26) venturebeat.com
Google takes flight with delivery drone patent (2016-01-27) disruptiveviews.com
WIPS Global Purchases MaxVals Curated Patent Litigation Data (2016-01-17) www.briefingwire.com
IBM was granted the most US patents in 2015 (2016-01-13) venturebeat.com
I Just Cannot Get Behind API Patents Especially When They Apply To HTTP And Hypermedia (2016-01-12) apievangelist.com
EdTech Patents Prior Art and Learning Theories (2016-01-12) hackeducation.com
Twitter has been granted a patent for a social media drone (2015-12-22) www.businessinsider.com
New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (2015-11-05) patentlyo.com
Google patent covers using vehicle sensors to detect road quality improve Maps 9to5Google (2015-08-25) 9to5google.com
Akamai v Limelight Federal Circuit Expands the Contours of Direct Infringement (2015-08-13) patentlyo.com
Patent Grant Rate by Technology Area (2015-08-15) patentlyo.com
Women at universities file patents at higher rate (2015-07-10) www.futurity.org
We Got Our First Patent (2015-07-08) www.kinvey.com
Latest Release of Elastic Path ECommerce Platform for Enterprises Makes Deploying Digital Commerce Solutions on the Cloud Easier and More Affordable (2015-07-07) www.virtual-strategy.com
Vonage Granted 11 New Patents in Second Quarter 2015 (2015-06-30) www.videobasedtutorials.com
Allstate just patented technology to collect all kinds of information about drivers on the road (2015-06-22) www.businessinsider.com
US Supreme Court Rejects Google Patent Appeal Over Street View Recode (2015-06-22) recode.net
BitTitan Issued US Patent for Innovative Mailbox Migration Technology (2015-05-20) blog.bittitan.com
Ford opens electric vehicle patent portfolio to competitors (2015-05-28) www.zdnet.com
The PATENT Act (2015-05-12) avc.com
Patents How the tech industry is shifting from quantity to quality (2015-05-04) venturebeat.com
Apple secures design patent for the Apple Watch (2015-05-06) www.theverge.com
The process of invention Now and then (2015-04-30) www.economist.com
Google launches Patent Purchase Promotion program (2015-04-27) www.zdnet.com
The process of invention Now and then (2015-04-30) www.economist.com
Patent US7613835 Generic API for synchronization Google Patents (2015-05-01) www.google.com
With Patent Litigation Surging Creators Turn to Washington for Help (2015-04-29) rss.nytimes.com
Patent US20110264961 System and method to test executable instructions Google Patents (2015-04-27) www.google.com
Google Public Policy Blog Announcing the Patent Purchase Promotion (2015-04-27) googlepublicpolicy.blogspot.com.es
US Patent Issued to eBay on April 21 for System and Method to Test Executable (2015-04-21) business.highbeam.com
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver Patents (2015-04-22) www.youtube.com
Twitter patents hint at new security API SDK for apps SlashGear (2015-04-18) www.slashgear.com
Tech Wants To Connect Business Wants To Protect Open API Specs vs Patent Intellectual Property schizophrenia (2015-04-14) coderofsalvation.github.io
EFF Busts Podcasting Patent Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office (2015-04-13) www.eff.org
Researchers Submit Patent Application Presence and OnDevice Proxying (2015-04-02) www.4-traders.com
The importance of US patent quality (2015-03-26) thehill.com
Panasonic opens royaltyfree portfolio to boost IoT development (2015-03-23) www.zdnet.com
zvelo is Awarded New Managed Services Platform Patent (2015-03-16) api.report
Apple granted patent to use wireless strength map data for vehicle navigation (2015-03-03) gigaom.com
Patent trolls hurt RD say scholars in letter to Congress (2015-03-02) gigaom.com
Algorithmia API Exposes Collective Knowledge of Developers (2015-02-24) www.programmableweb.com
Study shows patent licenses dont lead to tech transfer (2015-02-20) gigaom.com
Patent Suits Drop as Rule Changes Favor Tech Companies Bloomberg (2015-01-26) www.bloomberg.com
Amid The API Copyright Controversy An API Patent Claim Surfaces ProgrammableWeb (2015-01-24) www.programmableweb.com
Guest Post Are APIs Patent or Copyright Subject Matter PatentlyO (2015-01-24) patentlyo.com
Google Acquires Unisys Patents Including a Java API Patent SEO by the Sea (2015-01-24) www.seobythesea.com
PokitDok Introduces Centralized Scheduling System for Group Practices Telehealth Hospital Networks (2015-01-14) blog.pokitdok.com

If you think there is a link I should have listed here feel free to tweet it at me, or submit as a Github issue. Even though I do this full time, I'm still a one person show, and I miss quite a bit, and depend on my network to help me know what is going on.