Wearable Device for Epilepsy Control

This past week, EpilepsyCo. Inc. was granted six separate patent applications in the AI Biotech/Diagnostics Sector. All six of the applications teach various aspects of a wearable Epilepsy Control Device. The device monitors brain activity…

What is a Patent Forecast® & Why do I need one?

Have you ever wished that you had tomorrow’s newspaper today? Contemplate how well you could run your business and make strategic investments with confidence if you knew what the outcomes would be. Competitive intelligence and market…

THCV to Alleviate Cancer Therapy Side-effects

A remarkable invention has surfaced this week disclosed in issued US patent 10,688,191 for a chemically linked cannabinoid and chemotherapy agent. As the chemotherapy agent breaches the blood-brain barrier, the linked cannabinoid is able…

Automated Cannabis Plant Trimmer by Bloom Automation

The cannabis industry has steadily seen strides in automation from systems to roll cannabis into smokables (US Pub. No. 20200068947) to automated harvesting tumblers (US Pat. No. 10,602,679) - and now an automated cannabis plant trimmer…

SleepScore Labs Backs Ebb Therapeutics

Ebb Therapeutics, a Pittsburgh-based company that develops solutions for poor sleep, has been endorsed by SleepScore Labs after new studies that back Ebb's wearable sleep device were published earlier this year. SleepScore Labs is a…

Slow Starting Blockchain Category Could Gain Speed Soon

Blockchain is one of the many fast-growing and exciting new fields in technology that is quickly gaining popularity in many different applications. With it seemingly being used for everything imaginable, it is surprising to find that there…

Chasing a Check With J.P. Morgan Chase

For the brief amount of time it has been around, developing the technology to digitize and tokenize securities has been dominated by startups like Strike Derivatives, Nchain, and Templum. The closest major companies have come to having a…

Will Realtime and Siemens Move into Collaborative Robots?

Boston-based Realtime Robotics has partnered with tech conglomerate Siemens to deliver faster and safer programming solutions for robotic workcells. Realtime Robotics specializes in automation platforms that enable real-time,…

The Antibody Horse Race Continues

As discussed in a previous post, antibodies are still where it’s at! With the University of British Columbia (UBC) still leading the horse race, there might be a new player to watch out for.  On May 15, Sorrento Therapeutics announced…

Sports May Not Be Busy But Stats Perform Is

While sports have been dormant during the COVID pandemic, it is safe to say that some of the major players in the sports analytics sector have not. It seems that they have been using this time to form key partnerships in order to bring…

Even Large Companies Need a Gap Year

In our last installment, we cautiously came to the conclusion that energy conservation and sustainability was the new hotbed for development in the energy financial settlements sector. In coming to this conclusion, the idea that perhaps…

A New Angle on Quantum Computing?

On June 22, startup Horizon Quantum raised $3.34 million on a promise to democratize development of quantum computing software. Horizon Quantum has developed a program that can inspect source code and determine where a quantum computer…

Detecting Eye Diseases using AI

In the past few years, numerous technologies have been developed that utilize AI to diagnose eye diseases like Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration. These technologies generally work by analyzing the data from an optic nerve examination,…

Using AI to Streamline Autism Diagnosis

According to the CDC, 1 in every 54 children are diagnosed with some form of Autism, making it one of the most common developmental delay disorders in the world. Although Autism does not have a "cure" per se, early treatment during key…

Samsung Integrating UAVs and 5G Technology

Samsung recently unveiled new technology that utilizes drones for 5G network optimization. By using a UAV, a smartphone, and deep AI learning, Samsung is able to optimally position the antennas on cell towers in as little as 15 minutes,…

Tech For The Win! What’s New in Sports Analytics

Sports may be on hiatus, but the passion behind being the best is not! The sports analytics industry has been hard at work figuring out which play to make next to gain a new competitive advantage. Magic Number has noticed movement in the…

CBD Transdermal Anesthetic Patch for Pain Relief

A patent (US Pat. No. 10,682,508) for an electrically stimulating transdermal CBD patch for pain relief has recently been issued to a group of independent inventors. The anesthetic patch has electrodes for receiving a current from a TENS…

HOLY CRUNCH – Cultivar with a Punch

Biotech Institute of West Lake, CA received another plant patent (PP31874) for a cannabis cultivar named ‚ÄòHOLY CRUNCH', bringing Biotech to a total of 5 issued plant patents in the US. HOLY CRUNCH is characterized as having a maximum…

Blockchain Hits the Sneakerhead Community

Sports giant Nike has filed a patent application for a blockchain-based system that uses digital assets as representations for designs or footwear and apparel products in an effort to prevent counterfeiting and illegal sales. Buyers and…

Could Apple’s Patents Portend Their Next Moves in Sleep Tech?

Tech giant Apple is holding its weeklong annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) virtually starting June 22, 2020. Rather than rolling out new product models, the WWDC is usually aimed more at showcasing Apple's operating systems and…

Is Itron at the Edge of a New Future?

Itron is a technology company founded in 1977 and headquartered in Liberty Lake, Washington. They offer intelligent solutions for energy and water resource management. Itron has been active in edge computing to help provide these…

Is One World coming to the USA?

One World Packaging S.L. has joined the biodegradable packing sector. The company has a recently published patent application directed towards an improved pulp disposable tray. This appears similar to its compostable tray that won a a…

Is Medical Monitoring and Assistance the Next Frontier for UAVs?

With the proliferation of drones in society, it is unsurprising that new uses for the devices are being dreamed up.  In an interesting recent publication, IBM has filed an application for a drone that can alleviate movement disorders…

Nex Team is Flying High in Basketball Analytics

Nex Team Inc. is a mobile artificial intelligence company with a focus on implementing AI software into basketball practice in order to provide insight for players and coaches alike. Founded in 2017, this company has made quick work of…

Feel Safe Returning to Work

Contact tracing software, as discussed in a previous post, has brought mixed reactions due to privacy concerns. Notably in April, Norway launched a smartphone app called Smittestopp to collect movement data to help authorities trace the…

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