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Coffee Goes Beyond Taste to Meet Functional Needs of Consumers

Coffee Goes Beyond Taste to Meet Functional Needs of Consumers

DAEJEON, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Coffee has become more than just a drink, an important part of everyday life for South Koreans. Now, coffee comes in various shapes and sizes, including cups, cans, coffee mixes, and instant coffee. According to the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), 543 patents applied for in the past five [...]

Inovio’s DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform Moves Ahead with Positive Data, Patents and Grants

Inovio’s DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform Moves Ahead with Positive Data, Patents and Grants

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) announced today that it has received the first two U.S. patents for its DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody technology (dMAb™) from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance its [...]

ATPCO Awarded Patent for Cacheless Airline Ticket Pricing Model

ATPCO Awarded Patent for Cacheless Airline Ticket Pricing Model

DULLES, Va., Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — ATPCO today announced that it has been awarded Patent #10,032,195 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cover new technology, developed by its data scientists and technical architects, that enables construction of airline ticket prices using graph database and “functional programming” techniques. This technology permits a [...]

Axiom Foods Awarded First ‘Method of Use’ Patent for Oryzatein® Rice Protein

Axiom Foods Awarded First ‘Method of Use’ Patent for Oryzatein® Rice Protein

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Axiom Foods, Inc. (“Axiom”) has been awarded its first application patent for any rice protein ever, U.S. Patent No. 9,820,504 for its Oryzatein® rice protein; Axiom Foods is one of the largest makers of rice and pea protein ingredients. Allowed as of November 11, 2017, the “method of use” [...]

S. Korea Files Third-largest Number of AI Patents in the World

S. Korea Files Third-largest Number of AI Patents in the World

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run information and communications promotion agency said Thursday local companies have filed the third-largest number of patents related to artificial intelligence (AI) technology over the past 12 years. The Institute for Information and Communications Technology Promotion (IITP) said its finding is based on AI-related technologies applied to [...]

Pantech Transferred 230 U.S. Intellectual Property Rights to Patent Control Entity

Pantech Transferred 230 U.S. Intellectual Property Rights to Patent Control Entity

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Pantech Co. South Korea’s smallest smartphone manufacturer that recently announced it will suspend production of mobile devices, turned over 230 U.S. patents to another company, official data showed Sunday. Information provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) showed that Patech, owned by Solid Inc. a local [...]

New High-Tech Door Locks Feature IoT, AI Technology

New High-Tech Door Locks Feature IoT, AI Technology

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Smart door locks, incorporating artificial intelligence or Internet of Things technologies, are gradually emerging as the next big trend for security systems in South Korea.  According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the number of IoT door lock patent applications surged to 27 in 2014 and 48 in 2015. [...]

South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

DAEJEON, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Patent applications for high-tech smart gloves are on the rise.  According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the number of smart glove patent applications quadrupled over the past five years (2012 to 2016) to an average of 17.8 per year from what was 4.6 patents between 2007 and 2011.  [...]