Artificial Intelligence and Patent Searching

I finalised a Patent Opposition search a week ago. It was successful as I found at least two documents relevant to the granted first claim at least. The claim was awkwardly phrased which made searching a bit more difficult. The AI platform I used found a new document relevant to the concept pretty quickly butContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence and Patent Searching”

Artificial Intelligence and Patent Data

I am embarking on a new phase of my Patent life, investigating the use of Artificial Intelligence in Patent Analytics and Whitespace Detection. Although this is not a new application of artificial intelligence, I think there is scope for retrospective analysis for accuracy. Predicting trends with artificial intelligence and patent data is a very activeContinue reading “Artificial Intelligence and Patent Data”

Enterprise Ireland Grants for IP & Patents

Enterprise Ireland is doing a great job promoting IP awareness in Ireland. Two grants are available to Irish Innovators and Companies. The first is for an audit of IP subsisting in the company or invention and is more suitable for early stage innovation. The second bigger grant is for a longer term relationship between theContinue reading “Enterprise Ireland Grants for IP & Patents”

Patentability of Computer Implemented Simulations

A recent decision from the Enlarged Board related to European patent application 03793825.5, published as international application WO 2004/023347, entitled “Simulation of the movement of an autonomous entity through an environment”. The invention relates in particular to the modelling and the simulation of movements of a pedestrian in an environment. The simulation of an individualContinue reading “Patentability of Computer Implemented Simulations”