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  1. 1. 技術發想、商業導向專利研發Technology Business PatentsChen JingFung (grace)grace@iii.org.tw2013/04/17Grace@iii.org.tw
  2. 2. Outline• Intellectual Property Guide• 專利要件 (patent requirements)• 產業關點: 資訊+通訊類• 專利強度 (patent strength) -> patent map• 專利地球村 (International property offices) - 速審• 情境打造更多專利延伸 (Scenario extends to morepatents) - case study• SummaryGrace@iii.org.tw
  3. 3. Intellectual Property Guide: comparisonsRight Usage fee AdvantageUtilitypatent(發明)Articles where the new featureshave a useful functionApply:$3,800 ~$15,000Expire: 20 years from filingdate新型美國無, 台灣, 德國有物品形狀/構造/裝置, 採形式審查計算匯差 申請日起10年Designpatent(新式樣)The aesthetic shape or layout byartificialApply:$1,600 ~2,600Lasts only 14 years, 1~3years secureCopyright©Writings, flat artwork, photos,maps, drawings, programs, prints,labels, movies …Only smallfiling feeA very long time ( life + 70years or 95-120 years)Nature Mountain, sea … 0Trademark™, ®About $50 ~$120• Trademark can denyoffensive right‐ become “generic”‐ Ex. Xerox, AspirinGrace@iii.org.twRef: howdoigetatrademark.com Patent fee: http://www.webpatent.com/costs.htm
  4. 4. 發明(Utility) + 新型發明申請人: MTK證書號: I384871名稱: 數位電視訊號管理方法及系統US8,051,444: makea bridge btw Ads &TV program新型申請人: 航創科技證書號: M441883名稱: 外接式車用高畫質數位電視全觸控操作系統Grace@iii.org.tw
  5. 5. 新式樣 (Design)新式樣申請人: 神達電腦證書號: D138189名稱: 外接式數位電視盒 D505,846: bottle openerItalian ScooterD547,242:3-wheel designGrace@iii.org.tw
  6. 6. 專利要件 (patent requirements)a statutory class ? (35 USC 101)Process (method), machine,manufacture, composition,new use?Useful? (35 USC 101)Novelty?(35 USC 102)Unobvious?(35USC103)產業利用性(industrial applicability )新穎性(Novelty? = related withapplied date)進步性(Progress?)專利標的: 發明, 新型, 新式樣Grace@iii.org.tw
  7. 7. 101年專利申請件數-產業別統計產業別對應之國際專利分類本國申請人案件數外國申請人案件數合計數發明 新型 發明 新型 件數 百分比 排名日常用品 A41-A47 174 3,402 151 72 3,799 7.57% 3保健及娛樂A61-A63,(A61K及A61P,A61Q除外)376 1,827 309 60 2,572 5.13% 9成型 B21-B32, (B31除外) 608 1,733 527 48 2,916 5.81% 8運輸 B60-B68 549 2,675 509 113 3,846 7.66% 2儀器1(光學)G01-G03 ,(G01N33除外)1,727 1,077 1,598 56 4,458 8.88% 1電力;發電、配電、變電、電熱H02,H05 976 1,329 614 109 3,028 6.03% 7基本電子電機元件H01,(H01L除外) 780 1,746 748 211 3,485 6.94% 5半導体技術 H01L 1,230 576 1,852 44 3,702 7.38% 4基本電子電路;通信H03,H04 1,216 518 1,510 42 3,286 6.55% 6資訊 G06F(17/60除外) 950 871 517 116 2,454 4.89% 10經濟部智慧財產局-101年專利相關統計數據Grace@iii.org.tw
  8. 8. 101年國家發明獎 - 資訊、通訊類(1)申請人: 國立成功大學證書號: I349867(2011)名稱:全自動化型虛擬量測的伺服器與系統及方法金牌申請人: 郭峻因證書號: I323130 (2010)名稱:視訊解碼之裝置銀牌經濟部智慧財產局-101年國家發明創作獎Grace@iii.org.tw
  9. 9. 101年國家發明獎 - 資訊、通訊類(2)申請人: 啟碁科技證書號: I352453 (2011)名稱:寬頻天線及其製造方法銀牌經濟部智慧財產局-101年國家發明創作獎Grace@iii.org.tw
  10. 10. 101年國家創作獎 - 資訊、通訊類銀牌申請人: 兆銀資訊系統證書號: M391691 (2010)名稱:診間看診報到系統申請人: 台南科技大學證書號: M383167 (2010)名稱:行動化建置農產品產銷履歷之開發與應用系統藉由工作流程(Work Flow)探討,規劃產銷履歷建置之標準化作業流程,並結合行動條碼(QR Code)技術進行文字與圖片之整合銀牌經濟部智慧財產局-101年國家發明創作獎Grace@iii.org.tw
  11. 11. 101年國家發明貢獻獎• 半導體類、光電液晶類-平面顯示器-【晶元光電股份有限公司】• 資訊類、通訊類-【財團法人資訊工業策進會】– 專精數位內容、感測網路技術、嵌入式系統與多媒體技術、網路通訊與資訊安全技術等領域,並將成果經由專利授權、技術移轉、產業服務等多元運用方式…– 近四年投入新台幣31.5億元的研發經費於專利的佈局上及促成Sony、富士通、微軟、IBM等18件國內外研發中心設立• 資訊類、通訊類-【嘉強電子股份有限公司】– 四年內取得之15項專利所應用開發出產品多達18項,涵蓋有線麥克風、無線麥克風、無線擴音機、及無線導覽系統等四大類產品…– 2011年公司營收達8.11億元,上述15項專利導入商品化時程雖短,但產值已達6,300萬元• 電力、量測、光及儲存裝置類-【財團法人工業技術研究院-南分院】• 機械類-【國立台北科技大學】• 機械類-【財團法人車輛研究測試中心】經濟部智慧財產局-101年國家發明創作獎Grace@iii.org.tw
  12. 12. 專利強度 (PATENT STRENGTH) ->PATENT MAPGrace@iii.org.tw
  13. 13. 專利強度 (patent strength)• Patent strength = the research result from+Grace@iii.org.tw
  14. 14. 專利強度(patent strength)評估依據• 專利權利主張數量(# of patent claims)• 專利引用次數與被引用次數(Prior Art Citations /Citations Received)• 專利對手與再審查(Patent opponents &reexamination)• 專利分類(patent classifications)• 專利從申請到公開的時間(prosecution length)• 專利年齡(patent age)• 其他(others)Grace@iii.org.tw
  15. 15. 專利地圖(patent map)Mobile Phone and Wireless Network PATENT LANDSCAPE 1993-2013Grace@iii.org.tw
  16. 16. INTERNATIONAL PROPERTYOFFICESIP5 = EPO + JPO + KIPO + SIPO + USPTO (Support for 90% patentapplication)Grace@iii.org.tw
  17. 17. PPH Portal SiteGrace@iii.org.twRef: JPO• Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Portal Site– Describe the activities among international patentofficesRef: http://www.jpo.go.jp/cgi/linke.cgi?url=/ppph-portal/index.htm
  18. 18. Current PPH GuidelinesShort name Important date descriptionPPH (Paris route) Start pilot 2007/9/4(UK) Using the national work productsPCT-PPHStart JP,EPO:2010/1/29 KR:2010/6/1During = 2 yrsPPH using PCT international workproductsPPH MOTTAINAI Start (8 countries) 2011/7/15 Easing of PPH (Pairs) RequirementsGrace@iii.org.twOSF/OLE/Office of FilingOFF/OEE/ISAorIPEA
  19. 19. Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH): Pair-PPH• PPH speeds up the examination process– Participate countries by allowing examiners to re-sue search & examination results• a streamline patent processing– Ex. The OSF can use OFF’s work products» All claims in the OSF application must sufficientlycorrespond to the allowable claims (/search results) in OFFGrace@iii.org.twApplicant’s fileOffice of FirstFiling (OFF)Office of SecondFiling (OSF)> 1 claim(patentable)2010/5/25 USPTO has eliminated the fee for the petition tomake special under PPH program
  20. 20. PPH (Paris Route)• USPTO is currently in negotiations with otherPatent Offices to become PPH partners– OSF can utilize search & examination results from theOFF to accelerate examination• Improve quality of examination, and avoid duplication ofworkGrace@iii.org.tw20OFFapplicationOSFapplicationPatentable/AllowableRequest for PPHPriorityclaimRef: finland’s NBPR http://www.prh.fi/en/patentit/pph/request_for_pph.html + USPTO worksharing program
  21. 21. [PCT-PPH] Triway Pilot program• Triway pilot program is limited to 100 applicationsof diverse technologies– Member offices: USPTO + EPO + JPO– During = one year [2008/7/28 ~ 2009/7/28]Grace@iii.org.tw21Ref: JPO
  22. 22. PPH MOTTAINAI Pilot Program(2011~2012)Grace@iii.org.tw22Case 2: OFF is other than Office A or Office B.Case 1: OSF (Office B) provides the examination result to theOFF (Office A).Ref: PPH MOTTAINAI http://www.jpo.go.jp/ppph-portal/mottainai.htmOSFOFFOFF
  23. 23. SCENARIO EXTENDS TO MOREPATENTSCase study (2nd screen)Grace@iii.org.tw
  24. 24. Why make a Patentability Search?• Valuable background info– Know how to describe & draw components• Contain a detailed description of your invention• Provide more info about operability & design• Obtain commercial info 24Grace@iii.org.tw & cise.ntutCheck grant patentson your invention?Avoid wasting time/moneyLearn valuablebackgroundinfo.“feel for the art”Invention inwhat field?
  25. 25. Create a scenario ->more patents (technologies)– improve the consistency examinations to map JPO’sdivision(code) by IPO’s technical fieldsGrace@iii.org.twJPO division/subdivision (code)IPO(technicalfields)Zeebox is your TVsidekick Ref: http://zeebox.com/Scenario
  26. 26. • US8014768 (2011)Mobile phonemultimedia controllerGrace@iii.org.twJPO division/subdivision (code)IPO(technicalfields)Assignee Disney enterprises, Inc.U.S. Class 455/420 ; 340/3.1; 340/3.71; …InternationalClass (IPO)H04N 7/14 (20060101); G06F 19/00 (20110101); G06F17/00 (20060101); A63F 13/00 (20060101); A63F 9/24 (20060101);H04N 7/173 (20110101); G05B 11/01 (20060101); G05B23/02 (20060101)Interactive application –mobile multimedia controller (2nd screen)
  27. 27. Grace@iii.org.twJPO division/ subdivision(code)IPO(fields)Current US8014768 (2011) Mobile phone multimedia controllerInternationalClass (IPO)H04N 7/14 (20060101); G06F 19/00 (20110101); G06F 17/00 (20060101);A63F 13/00 (20060101); A63F 9/24 (20060101); H04N 7/173 (20110101);G05B 11/01 (20060101); G05B 23/02 (20060101)G06FElectricity Transmission and Distribution/Data Transfer Sub-Division(5T) withinTelephonic Communications Division(5G)Data Processing Division(5B)Interface Division(5E)E-Commerce Technology Division(5L)Video System Division (5C)US8014768(2011) MobilephonemultimediacontrollerH04Nhow to extend IPO’s technical fields?Ref: JPO: outline of technical fields examination (1st - 4th), 2012/4/1
  28. 28. FI/F-term searchinquiry (G06F): IPC-FI(File Index)Grace@iii.org.twG06FJPO-PMGS(En) http://www5.ipdl.inpit.go.jp/pmgs1/pmgs1/pmgs_E
  29. 29. Select a main groupG06F7/00– G06F7/00 (English version) Methods or arrangementsfor processing data by operating upon the order orcontent of the data handled (logic circuits H03K 19/00)– G06F7/00 (Japan version) - subgroupGrace@iii.org.tw
  30. 30. Sub Group G06F9/00F-term list (patents)– 9/00 Arrangements for programme control, e.g. control unit(programme control for peripheral devices G 06 F 13/10; inregulating or control systems G 05 B)• 9/06630E . . Timing/schedule management of correction(New, Apr. 2000)Grace@iii.org.twF-term list: “5B376:stored programmes”
  31. 31. Summary• Scenario -> patent search will make yourpatent more strong– 情境打造更多專利延伸 (Scenario extends tomore patents)• Create yourself patents DB– Because those summaries maybe more reliability<- not only the proper noun– Make patent map earilyGrace@iii.org.tw

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