I believe there are a few important life-phrases to master: “I’m sorry;” “I didn’t know that;” and “tell me more.” Inc.com has a list of 9 things great leaders say that I find shareworthy: nine phrases that should roll off your lips every single day. I wrote ten because I really like the addition of “I […]
Is there a fan club for Magistrate Judge Grewal yet? Recently seated on the bench in 2010 and with a pedigree of decided interest, the judge keeps it interesting: This afternoon the court sat down to consider the various motions on the docket that are pending and in some cases submitted in this patent case. […]
Marshall Feature Recognition claims infringement by QR code in the E.D. of Texas against Toni&Guy USA, Anheuser-Busch, CVS Caremark, Target, Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Corp., and HJ Heinz Company. The patent at issue is U.S. Patent No. 6,886,750 (“Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium”) filed Jan. 2001, and issued May 2005. Marshall Feature Recognition alleges that the infringing act is: “requir[ing] and/or direct[ing] users to access and/or use Quick Response Codes (“QR Codes”) printed on Defendant’s commercial advertisements, in a manner claimed in the ’750 patent. Defendant infringes the ‘750 patent by providing printed commercial documents that have at least one machine recognizable feature i.e. a QR Code.” Complaint ¶ 11.
I was just going to list a few claims, but it really is a patent to behold and appreciate in full (especially the claims re the information superhighway, claim 41–56). See below for all claims. But first, a few paragraphs from the complaint re the accused method of infringement. Marshall Feature Recognition is represented by Austin Hansley.
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Dealing With Excuses, by James Altucher on TechCrunch preaches to the back-row bunch. What do you want to do that you’re not doing because you tell yourself: I don’t have money. I don’t have equipment. I don’t have time. I’m not good enough. I don’t have a degree. I’m not […]