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Exclusive:Crowdsourcing firm puts $5k bounty on app patents
document Cloud Labor, Open Innovation

This is good news for app developers as crowdsourcing company looks to kill app patents with $5,000 bounty.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 04, 2011 02:31 am GMT3520 views
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Exclusive:Crowdsourcing firm puts $5k bounty on app patents
Microsoft joins crowdsourcing service for fighting patent trolls
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Microsoft, no stranger to patent litigation, has joined a new service that uses crowdsourcing to find information that could deem patents invalid, helping the company fight patent trolls.

Pablo BracciniJun 14, 2011 07:46 am GMT1829 views
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Microsoft joins crowdsourcing service for fighting patent trolls
How to Improve Patent Quality by Using Crowd Sourcing
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Worldwide filings of patent applications and the ensuing invalidation requests have seen staggering growth over the last decade. The result is increasing patent backlog, deteriorating patent...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 01, 2011 02:47 pm GMT1674 views
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How to Improve Patent Quality by Using Crowd Sourcing
Kickstarter’s Patent Battle Over Crowd-Funding
document Crowdfunding

The “invention” in this case appears to be a species of software and business method patents. Critics say such patents, which began proliferating in the 1990’s, should be ineligible for protection...

Samuel BennettOct 05, 2011 12:15 am GMT2032 views
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Kickstarter’s Patent Battle Over Crowd-Funding
Firm Uses Crowdsourcing to Help Big Company Clients Fight Off Patent Suits
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Article One is a global community of researchers who find key evidence that increases patent quality and resolves litigation.They help companies being targeted for attack by seeking to invalidate...

Adam FrazerOct 24, 2011 12:09 pm GMT1453 views
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Firm Uses Crowdsourcing to Help Big Company Clients Fight Off Patent Suits
The Key to Ending Patent Disputes: Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourcing platform promises to be a valuable tool for technology companies coming under pressure to protect their patents.

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 26, 2011 12:24 am GMT2123 views
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The Key to Ending Patent Disputes: Crowdsourcing
Using Crowdsourcing To Improve Patent Quality
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is an effective technique that can help separate the prior art procedure from the patent grant process. In this quest, public-private partnerships between patent offices and online...

Harshida PatelNov 26, 2011 07:20 am GMT1057 views
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Using Crowdsourcing To Improve Patent Quality
Crowdsource competition seeks to digitize US patent process
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

TopCoder, Inc., a provider of online programming competitions, announced that it is working with the USPTO to launch a contest to draw software developers from around the world to to develop new...

Harshida PatelDec 04, 2011 11:27 am GMT1694 views
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Crowdsource competition seeks to digitize US patent process
CrowdIPR enters the $2bn patent market and brings IP search services to the masses
document Distributed Knowledge

“In the past twenty years, the issue of intellectual property has gone from being a gentleman’s game to a battlefield,” says Taavi Raidma, CEO and founder of crowdsourcing platform CrowdIPR ....

Fritz SchaeferJan 29, 2012 01:32 pm GMT1913 views
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CrowdIPR enters the $2bn patent market and brings IP search services to the masses
Slate’s Farhad Manjoo: Use Crowdsourcing to Improve Patents and Kill Patent Trolls
document Distributed Knowledge

At most, the crowdsourcing solution will increase–at someone’s expense–the quality of prior art examined for existing patents. This will reduce the number of “bad” patents, but will increase the...

Fiona MaresMar 01, 2012 08:04 am GMT1136 views
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Slate’s Farhad Manjoo: Use Crowdsourcing to Improve Patents and Kill Patent Trolls
Game Changer: Crowdsourcing Patent Research – An Interview with Cheryl Milone, CEO of Article One Partners
document Distributed Knowledge

“By accessing our global research community, our clients have higher confidence that they have performed blue chip patent research to look for that haystack-hidden needle,” says Cheryl Milone,...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 13, 2012 04:45 am GMT944 views
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Game Changer: Crowdsourcing Patent Research – An Interview with Cheryl Milone, CEO of Article One Partners
US government and Stack Exchange launch crowdsourced patent process
article Distributed Knowledge

Starting today, the website Stack Exchange will run a channel devoted to patents on which the public can help scrutinize pending application. The move serves to crowdsource the arduous task of...

Jason RobbinsSep 20, 2012 11:01 pm GMT1041 views
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 US government and Stack Exchange launch crowdsourced patent process
MMRGlobal Health IT Patent Portfolio Featured in Leading Civic News Site
document Open Innovation, Tools

Allscripts, a leading U.S.-based healthcare firm, announced an open app challenge, offering cash prizes for crowdsourcing improvements in their EHR program as part of an effort to bypass patents...

Samuel BennettOct 12, 2012 12:10 am GMT1061 views
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MMRGlobal Health IT Patent Portfolio Featured in Leading Civic News Site
Article One Partners to Help Small Businesses Fight Patent Trolls
document Distributed Knowledge

AOP's new FlashSource and ExpertSource will enable small businesses to access AOP's 27,000-strong community of researchers in more than 160 countries at a much lower cost than...

Adam FrazerApr 03, 2013 12:14 pm GMT1110 views
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Article One Partners to Help Small Businesses Fight Patent Trolls
Article One Partners Awards More Than $4 Million to Patent Research Community
document Crowdfunding

Article One's global community includes more than 27,000 researchers from over 160 countries. AOP researchers range from technical experts and academics to professional researchers and...

Pablo BracciniMay 30, 2013 12:18 pm GMT1021 views
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Article One Partners Awards More Than $4 Million to Patent Research Community
Microsoft turns to crowdsourcing service to swat away patent trolls
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Litigation Avoidance focuses on pre-emptive action around specific patents identified pre-litigation. By collecting more relevant information about prior art, Litigation Avoidance can make the...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 01, 2011 10:16 am GMT2249 views
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Microsoft turns to crowdsourcing service to swat away patent trolls
Crowdsourcing prior art analysis for patents
blog Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It would be useful to have a discussion about what tools are needed to truly crowdsource the patent analysis process, from beginning to end. Locating prior art is only the first step. Methods to...

JaySep 02, 2011 06:28 pm GMT2513 views
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Crowdsourcing prior art analysis for patents
Crowdsourcing Behind New Apple Local Search Patent
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Google is attempting to make its mobile approach to search more application like to provide a more useful and engaging interface for smartphone users, which makes sense especially in light of...

Fritz SchaeferSep 09, 2011 12:50 am GMT2479 views
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Crowdsourcing Behind New Apple Local Search Patent
KickStarter Seeks To Protect Fan-Funding Model From Patent Threat
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music,...

Fritz SchaeferOct 05, 2011 04:04 pm GMT1733 views
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KickStarter Seeks To Protect Fan-Funding Model From Patent Threat
CrowdIPR Seeks To Crowdsource The Patent Process
document Open Innovation, Tools

As a crowdsourcer it doesn't seem like a bad deal either. CrowdIPR seems to be a great way for technology professionals to make a little extra money on the side by pulling from their...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 18, 2011 06:14 am GMT2071 views
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CrowdIPR Seeks To Crowdsource The Patent Process
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