A Look At Patent Protection For The Internet Of Things
Law360, New York (July 7, 2016, 11:54 AM EDT) -- The internet of things ("IoT"), broadly speaking, is a collection of objects with embedded sensors and electronics. Using sensors, internet-enabled objects such as refrigerators, automotive transmissions, and clothing, collect data and automatically communicate with other internet-enabled devices for processing. Collected data can be analyzed to made decisions, such as controlling connected devices, or to adjust what is being collected. Unsurprisingly, IoT patents generally fall into three areas: (1) features related to end devices to collect data or respond to controls; (2) network protocols and systems for communication; and (3) applications that make use of the collected data. In general, other pre-IoT industries have applied for and been granted patents in these same areas. ...
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