Google files patent for food bill splitting

Google has reportedly filed for a patent on restaurant bill splitting in a bid to ease out the trouble for those managing group expenditures.

Siddhivinayak Temple trust moves to patent ` Mahaprasad`

The Siddhivinayak Temple Trust proposes to patent the mahaprasad laddus that it sells to devotees, who visit the city’s most popular shrine to Lord Ganesh.

Roche not to pursue patent for breast cancer drug in India

Swiss pharma major Roche Holding AG today said it won`t pursue the secondary patent for its breast cancer drug `Herceptin` in India.

Goa`s Feni manufacturing process to be patented

Researchers and producers in the coastal state are now trying to patent the process to manufacture the local brew - feni.

US company to receive patent for premature ejaculation topical medication

Absorption Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the world`s first FDA-approved topical medication for premature ejaculation, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has indicated that it will grant a patent related to the use of the drug, Promescent.

Apple applies for patent on use of `images for authentication`

Tech giant Apple has applied for a patent on the use of images to authenticate the user of a Mac or some other `i` product.

US SC rules for generic drugmaker on patent

The US Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in favor of a generic drugmaker in a case over how companies can fight brand-name rivals in an effort to get their cheaper medicines to market.

AOL to sell over 800 patents to Microsoft

AOL said Monday that it has agreed to sell 800 of its patents and their related applications to Microsoft.

Apple mulls settling patent fights with Samsung

Top executives at Apple and Samsung have met recently about a potential patent settlement.

`India patent ruling may open door for cheaper HIV drugs`

India`s move to strip German drugmaker Bayer of its exclusive rights to a cancer drug has set a precedent that could extend to other treatments.

Yahoo! accuses Facebook of patent infringement

Yahoo! filed a lawsuit against Facebook accusing the social networking giant of patent infringement.

MS files patent on monitoring employee behaviour

Microsoft’s idea would take workplace surveillance another step forward by creating software capable of analysing those human behaviours.

Google`s patent play: $12.5bn for Motorola Mobility

Google is spending $12.5 billion to buy Motorola Mobility.

Scientists oppose European stem cell patent ban

Stem cell technology has proved controversial because some cell lines are derived from embryos.

Scientists oppose European stem cell patent ban

Stem cell technology has proved controversial because some cell lines are derived from embryos.

India videographs 200 yoga postures to prevent patent piracy

India videographs yoga postures to prevent patent pirates from exploiting for commercial purposes.

India videographs 200 yoga postures to prevent patent piracy

India videographs yoga postures to prevent patent pirates from exploiting for commercial purposes.

Android e-reader violates our patent: Microsoft

The filings raised to 25 the total number of MS patents that are subjects of infringement litigation.

Facebook to patent the word `face`?

It may sound ridiculous at first, but Facebook is planning to trademark the word `face`.

Biopiracy, the new threat to global food supply

The world`s largest seed and agrochemical corporations are filing hundreds of multi-genome patents.