“All Your Base Are Belong To Us” A previous blog entry stated that Elon Musk of Tesla Motors has “donated” Tesla’s patent portfolio to the public. Musk titled this blog “All Our Patent Are Belong to You”, an obscure reference turned internet-meme regarding a hilariously poor translation of a nintendo game called Zero Wing. The…

Martin Professional A/S, the powerhouse in the entertainment lighting industry, was awarded a US patent on a moving light/manual follow spot hybrid titled “Intelligent Light Fixture With Manual Follow Spot Function.” Patent number 8,449,141, with a priority date of Dec 23, 2010, is shown below. This is an interesting design and could be useful for…

1,395 Patent Pictures On Display Pictures of Qualcomm’s Patent Wall – Qualcomm displays 1,395 patents at their San Diego headquarters. This is a fraction of the roughly 13,000 patents in their portfolio. Qualcomm displays 1,395 patents at their San Diego headquarters. This is a fraction of the roughly 13,000 patents in their portfolio. Pictures courtesy…

“Readily Portable Burrito” Is Fan Favorite Nonprovisional utility patents and design patents require drawings in the application. Patent drawings, while extremely useful in understanding the invention, also come with the added benefit of filling a unique and often overlooked corner of an artistic medium. Fastcodesign.com has posted some interesting drawings from the USPTO here. My…